[libvirt] [PATCH] qemu: Allow setting boot menu on/off

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Tue Jul 27 20:39:59 UTC 2010

On 07/27/2010 08:59 AM, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 08:48:07AM -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
>> On 07/27/2010 06:13 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 04:31:23PM -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
>>>> Add a new element to the <os> block:
>>>>   <bootmenu enable="yes|no"/>
>>>> Which maps to -boot,menu=on|off on the QEMU command line.
>>>> I decided to use an explicit 'enable' attribute rather than just make the
>>>> bootmenu element boolean. This allows us to treat lack of a bootmenu element
>>>> as 'use hypervisor default'.
>>>> Signed-off-by: Cole Robinson <crobinso at redhat.com>
>>> I'm wondering what we should do if we need a further option
>>> to turn on/off the PXE boot menus that SEABIOS now adds to
>>> QEMU for each NIC. I guess that might be a separate 
>>> <bootmenu> element within the <interface> device so probably
>>> wouldn't impact this modelling
>> Yeah, I think we eventually need some sort of <boot> element at the
>> device level anyways, to support booting off hdb instead of hda for
>> example. But yeah, I don't think it should affect this patch.
>   Agreed, ACK,

Thanks, pushed now.

- Cole

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