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Re: [qemu-s390x] [PATCH] hw/s390x/ipl: Bail out if the network bootloade

From: Cornelia Huck
Subject: Re: [qemu-s390x] [PATCH] hw/s390x/ipl: Bail out if the network bootloader can not be found
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2018 10:08:23 +0100

On Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:05:13 +0100
Thomas Huth <address@hidden> wrote:

> If QEMU fails to load 's390-netboot.img', the guest firmware currently
> loops forever and just floods the console with "Network boot device
> detected" messages. The code in ipl.c apparently already tried to stop
> the VM with vm_stop() in this case, but this is in vain since the run
> state is later reset due to a call to vm_start() from vl.c again.
> To avoid the ugly firmware loop, let's simply exit QEMU directly instead
> since it just does not make sense to continue if the required firmware
> image can not be loaded. While we're at it, also add the file name of
> the netboot binary to the error message, so that the user has a better
> hint about what is missing.
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Huth <address@hidden>
> ---
>  hw/s390x/ipl.c | 5 +++--
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Thanks, applied.

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