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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Do not emulate a floppy drive when -nodefaults

On Fri, 15 May 2015, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 15/05/2015 09:50, Markus Armbruster wrote:
> > --nodefaults must continue to disable all optional parts of the board.
> > 
> > What exactly is optional is for the board / machine type to define.  It
> > can't be changed once the machine type is released.
> > 
> > When in doubt, make it optional.
> I agree entirely.  This unfortunately applies only to future boards.
> > Since Q35 is just starting to become migratable, the time to painlessly
> > change its optional parts is *now*.
> I can buy this.
> Let's just not divert attention from more important stuff.  I may be
> more inclined to accept patches, if we add something to our security
> policy about disliking cute backronyms that attract bad journalism like
> magnets.  And I'm only half joking; more like only 1% joking.


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