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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/5] s390x: network boot

From: Thomas Huth
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/5] s390x: network boot
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:43:03 +0100
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On 20.02.2017 15:19, Cornelia Huck wrote:
> This patchset implements network boot for s390x. You need to build
> a s390-netboot.img to actually perform the work (not included).

Do you plan to include this into the upstream QEMU repository later, or
will this stay an external binary?

> Basically, we add support for virtio-net devices into the ipl code
> and update the ccw bios to handle this as well.

Just out of curiosity: What's the reason for shipping an additional
binary here? Couldn't it be linked into the ccw bios as well (so that
it's easier for the user to select a different version with the -bios


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