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Re: [Qemu-devel] GSoC: Xen.org project to implement PV driver frontend f

From: Luiz Capitulino
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] GSoC: Xen.org project to implement PV driver frontend for SeaBIOS
Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2011 15:13:03 -0300

On Fri, 1 Apr 2011 17:36:08 +0100
Ian Campbell <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi,
> (I was unsure what the appropriate mailing list for this was, apologies
> for the cross post)
> You may or may not be aware that Xen intends to switch to using SeaBIOS
> as part of switching to using upstream qemu as our device model
> (hopefully in our next major release later this year). The switch to
> SeaBIOS is currently a WIP by Anthony Perard (who did the Xen port to
> upstream qemu).
> This is mainly a heads up that we have several students interested in a
> project which I am mentoring to add Xen PV frontends (particularly disk)
> to SeaBIOS . You can see a brief description of the project near the end
> of the table at http://wiki.xen.org/xenwiki/GSoC_2011_ideas. Obviously
> one of the main goals will be to work with the SeaBIOS (and if necessary
> qemu) communities as well as Xen.org in order to produce patches which
> can can be submitted to the relevant upstreams.
> If/when we have an actual student assigned to the project I will ask
> them introduce themselves too.

Nice. If you have any trouble reaching someone from qemu, please, let me
or Stefan (CC'ed) know.

> If anyone want to be more involved with this work (e.g. as a backup
> mentor or whatever) then please do let me know.
> Cheers,
> Ian.

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