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Re: [PATCH qemu v5] spapr: Kill SLOF

From: Andrea Bolognani
Subject: Re: [PATCH qemu v5] spapr: Kill SLOF
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:31:31 +0100
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On Thu, 2020-01-23 at 16:11 +1100, David Gibson wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 22, 2020 at 06:14:37PM +1100, Alexey Kardashevskiy wrote:
> > On 22/01/2020 17:32, David Gibson wrote:
> > > I'm not thinking of "grub" as a separate option - that would be the
> > > same as "vof".  Using vof + no -kernel we'd need to scan the disks in
> > > the same way SLOF does, and look for a boot partition, which will
> > > probably contain a GRUB image. 
> > 
> > I was hoping we can avoid that by allowing
> > "-kernel grub" and let grub do filesystems and MBR/GPT.
> I don't want that to be the only way, because I want the GRUB
> installed by the OS installer to be the GRUB we use.

Agreed, the bootloader and the kernel should live inside the guest
image and not on the host's filesystem.

Andrea Bolognani / Red Hat / Virtualization

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