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Re: [Xen-devel] [Patch] avoid unnecessary loading NIC rom.

  • To: Akio Takebe <takebe_akio@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2008 14:40:46 +0000
  • Cc:
  • Delivery-date: Thu, 18 Dec 2008 06:41:00 -0800
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
  • Thread-index: AclhHpyKMLXeehm9pkiwyblpWAHYtg==
  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [Patch] avoid unnecessary loading NIC rom.

On 18/12/2008 13:45, "Akio Takebe" <takebe_akio@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> When we don't specify PXE boot in guest configuration file,
> it is not necessary for hvmloader to load PXE option ROM.
> This patch avoid unncessary loading the rom.
> It can save shadow memory area for option ROMs.

There's a 'F10 to select boot device' option in rombios, so you can't
determine this in hvmloader.

 -- Keir

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