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Re: [Qemu-devel] Why is SeaBIOS used with -kernel?

From: Richard W.M. Jones
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Why is SeaBIOS used with -kernel?
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2016 12:26:43 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-12-10)

On Fri, Apr 01, 2016 at 01:21:38PM +0200, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 01/04/2016 13:20, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > +# MPTABLE is required by Linux kernel, the others add only a
> > +# couple of milliseconds so we might as well have them
> > +
> MPTABLE is only required is you don't have ACPI.

True .. however for speed reasons libguestfs uses acpi=off.  It saves
us about 190 ms.  So we need MPTABLE.


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