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Re: [PATCH for-5.2 6/6] pc-bios/s390-ccw: Allow booting in case the firs

From: Thomas Huth
Subject: Re: [PATCH for-5.2 6/6] pc-bios/s390-ccw: Allow booting in case the first virtio-blk disk is bad
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2020 12:08:59 +0200
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On 05/08/2020 12.04, Cornelia Huck wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Jul 2020 20:37:34 +0200
> Thomas Huth <thuth@redhat.com> wrote:
>> If you try to boot with two virtio-blk disks (without bootindex), and
>> only the second one is bootable, the s390-ccw bios currently stops at
>> the first disk and does not continue booting from the second one. This
>> is annoying - and all other major QEMU firmwares succeed to boot from
>> the second disk in this case, so we should do the same in the s390-ccw
>> bios, too.
> Does it make sense to do something like that for other device types as
> well?

It would be nice if we could do the same for virtio-scsi disks, but the
code is written in a way here that it will need much more thinking,
cleanups and time to get this done right...


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