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Re: [Qemu-block] [Qemu-devel] Configuring pflash devices for OVMF firmwa

From: Laszlo Ersek
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [Qemu-devel] Configuring pflash devices for OVMF firmware
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 12:57:15 +0100
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On 01/31/19 10:19, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 31/01/19 09:40, Markus Armbruster wrote:
>>> Maybe we should just add pflash block properties to the machine?  And
>>> then it can create the devices if the properties are set to a non-empty
>>> value.
>> What exactly do you have in mind?  Something like
>>     -machine q35,ovmf-code=OVMF-CODE-NODE,ovmf-data=OVMF-DATA-NODE
>> where OVMF-CODE-NODE and OVMF-DATA-NODE are block backend node names,
>> i.e.
>>     -blockdev 
>> file,node-name=OVMF-CODE-NODE,read-only=on,filename=/usr/share/edk2/ovmf/OVMF_CODE.fd
>>     -blockdev file,node-name=OVMF-DATA-NODE,read-only=on,filename=...
> Yes, though I would call it pflash0 and pflash1.

(side-comment: read-only isn't correct for the varstore pflash)

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