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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 08/13] pseries: Update SLOF for NVRAM

From: David Gibson
Subject: Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 08/13] pseries: Update SLOF for NVRAM support
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2012 09:54:24 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Tue, Dec 04, 2012 at 11:20:03AM -0200, Erlon Cruz wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 12:42 AM, David Gibson
> <address@hidden>wrote:
> > Now that we have implemented PAPR compatible NVRAM interfaces in qemu, this
> > updates the SLOF firmware to actually initialize and use the NVRAM as a
> > PAPR guest firmware is expected to do.
> >
> > This SLOF update also includes an ugly but useful workaround for a bug in
> > the SLES11 installer which caused it to fail under KVM.
> >
> >
> I had a problem when installing SLES, when the installer et at 23%, a get:
> Installation of package ./suse/ppc64/vim-base-7.2-8.15.2.ppc64.rpm failed.
> Subprocess failed. Error: RPM failed: error:
> %post(vim-base-7.2-8.15.2.ppc64.rpm)
> Is this the same problem?

No, I don't think so.  The NVRAM failure, I believe happens at the end
when it's doing the yaboot setup.  Although, I haven't met it myself,
so I'm not certain.

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