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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH V8 14/14] Allow to provide inital TPM state

From: Michael S. Tsirkin
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH V8 14/14] Allow to provide inital TPM state
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2011 14:23:34 +0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Tue, Sep 06, 2011 at 10:45:34PM -0400, Stefan Berger wrote:
> On 09/04/2011 12:38 PM, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> >On Thu, Sep 01, 2011 at 11:00:56PM -0400, Stefan Berger wrote:
> >
> >initstate_fd=<file descriptor>
> >initstate_base64=on/off (or base64/bin if you really expect
> >     more formats in the future)
> >
> >and use qemu routines to get the fd so they can be
> >passed through the monitor later ...
> >
> I suppose you mean monitor_get_fd(). That functions seems to only be
> used by net.c so far and if  understand the chain of functions
> correctly that are called with the monitor as parameter it helps in
> hotplugging net devices ? For the TPM I would like to *not* have
> support for hotplugging since that device is supposed to be soldered
> to the motherboard and needs to be initialized through a command
> sequence by the (v)BIOS, so it has to be present early on during
> machine startup.
>   Stefan

Fine, but let's reuse common functions and save code duplication,
especially parsing functions.

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