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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v5] Add optionrom compatible with fw_cfg DMA ver

From: Gerd Hoffmann
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v5] Add optionrom compatible with fw_cfg DMA version
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:43:09 +0200

On Fr, 2016-04-22 at 14:02 +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> v4 -> v5:
>  * Fix the initrd loading problem by fixing the get_e801_addr
>    function so it really reads the values from the BIOS.
> Previously the function always returned 16MB, and so it only happened
> to work for initrd sizes < ~15MB, and broke for anything larger.  Now
> the function is fixed, I tested it on 20MB & 350KB initrds and it
> worked for both.

Can confirm it works, and with a big initramfs it is a very noticable

>  * Fix the Win32 cross-compiler issue by making the 'ld -m' (emulator)
>    option conditional on CONFIG_WIN32.
> This change was not tested with the cross-compiler.  Gerd, could you
> see if this fixes things?

Yes, it builds fine now.

Only thing I've noticed is that I have to manually copy the rom to
pc-bios/, I guess we want place a pre-compiled binary there like we do
for the other option roms.


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