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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/4] set the OEM fields in the RSDT and the FADT

From: Richard W.M. Jones
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/4] set the OEM fields in the RSDT and the FADT from the SLIC
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2016 11:44:50 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-12-10)

On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 02:42:02PM +0300, Michael Tokarev wrote:
> 21.01.2016 14:37, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > I'm afraid I gave up on this -- did give it my best.  It turns out
> > that the machine that I thought supported UEFI boot does not.  I'll
> > keep an eye out for such a machine and test this in future.
> BTW, why do you guys refer to UEFI boot all the time?  The whole thing
> is equally useful on traditional BIOS-booting machines too.  Windows7
> uses the same mechanism (looking at RSDT) for offline activation no
> matter if it is EFI system or not.
> When I did first version of my patch (based on someone else's version,
> but details escapes my memory already), there was no UEFI support for
> qemu whatsoever, and it allowed me to use my OEM version of Windows7
> inside a qemu virtual machine without second activation.

Could really do with detailed steps to reproduce the problem.  We have
never observed it, and I know next to nothing about how "activation"


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