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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH] fw_cfg: ignore suffixes in the bootdevice list de

From: David Gibson
Subject: Re: [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH] fw_cfg: ignore suffixes in the bootdevice list dependent on machine class
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:04:51 +1000
User-agent: Mutt/1.10.1 (2018-07-13)

On Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 09:57:13AM -0300, Eduardo Habkost wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 01:40:27PM +0100, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
> > For the older machines (such as Mac and SPARC) the DT nodes representing
> > bootdevices for disk nodes are irregular for mainly historical reasons.
> > 
> > Since the majority of bootdevice nodes for these machines either do not 
> > have a
> > separate disk node or require different (custom) names then it is much 
> > easier
> > for processing to just disable all suffixes for a particular machine.
> > 
> > Introduce a new ignore_boot_device_suffixes MachineClass property to control
> > bootdevice suffix generation, defaulting to false in order to preserve
> > compatibility.
> > 
> > Suggested-by: Eduardo Habkost <address@hidden>
> > Signed-off-by: Mark Cave-Ayland <address@hidden>
> Thanks, I'm queueing this for 3.1:
>   https://github.com/ehabkost/qemu.git machine-for-3.1


Acked-by: David Gibson <address@hidden>

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