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Re: [Qemu-devel] proposal : use gpxe roms in upstream qemu

From: Glauber Costa
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] proposal : use gpxe roms in upstream qemu
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2009 08:58:29 -0300
User-agent: Jack Bauer

On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 10:35:28AM +0200, Laurent Vivier wrote:
> >Hi people,
> >
> >For a while now, we are using gpxe instead of etherboot in fedora's qemu, 
> >with 
> >strong success.
> >etherboot is currently deprecated, and gpxe offers a lot of interesting 
> >features, like iscsi
> >initiator support, besides being actively maintained. I even think with some 
> >effort we may be
> >able to get rid of extboot by using gpxe infrastructure to initiate virtio 
> >disks.
> To boot from a virtio-disk with gPXE you can use my (old) patches:
> http://markmail.org/message/qxqvcrzqitpzrsnb
> This series of patches adds block device boot support.
> The goal is to use gPXE to boot from a virtio-blk device.
> This series has been modified to work with Bochs BIOS with/without BCV or PnP 
>  support.
Any reason for those patches not being merged?

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