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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: Tue, 5 Apr 2016 10:19:46 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-12-10)

> > OK so this reminds me of the second problem.  How to detect what
> > bioses are available, given a qemu binary.  It would be nice if qemu
> > had an option like:
> > 
> >   qemu -bios \?

I didn't really think this one through.  The extra time taken (in the
link loader) to run the above query command will be greater than the
time saved with the faster BIOS.  I'm still looking at the loader


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