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Re: [RFC PATCH qemu] spapr: Kill SLOF

From: Thomas Huth
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH qemu] spapr: Kill SLOF
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2020 12:23:13 +0100
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On 07/01/2020 10.39, Andrea Bolognani wrote:
> On Tue, 2020-01-07 at 12:55 +1100, Alexey Kardashevskiy wrote:
>> On 07/01/2020 01:15, Daniel Henrique Barboza wrote:
>>> Question: does Petitboot already replaces SLOF in every possible
>>> scenario for all
>>> the spapr machine features?
>> Petitboot kernel+initramdisk almost replaces SLOF + GRUB.
> Is this necessarily a good thing? Personally I quite like the fact
> that I can use the same bootloader across x86, ppc64 and aarch64.

AFAIK petitboot can use the grub config files ... and it is already used
on bare metal POWER8 and POWER9 systems, so it should not be such a big
change to use it for POWER KVM guests, too?


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