[Libguestfs] Notes on libguestfs with Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise)

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Mon Apr 16 20:15:08 UTC 2012

On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 09:05:58PM +0100, Dale Amon wrote:
> Did you get any feedback from the Ubuntu guy? It
> would be really great to be able to do this
> from the regular update.

Not at the moment.

> Also... what change do you think this SEABIOS
> fix will work with older releases? It strikes me
> that since its an emulated BIOS it should not
> care that much about which kernel the host machine
> is running.

It apparently doesn't affect the earlier releases of Ubuntu, or not so
far as I have seen.  The BIOS doesn't affect the running of Linux, but
it can affect the initial location of PCI BARs which is enough to
break assumptions made by the Linux virtio driver.


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