[libvirt] pvpanic plans?

Paolo Bonzini pbonzini at redhat.com
Fri Aug 23 08:52:11 UTC 2013

Il 22/08/2013 22:39, Anthony Liguori ha scritto:
> On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 3:36 PM, Laszlo Ersek <lersek at redhat.com> wrote:
>> On 08/22/13 22:09, Anthony Liguori wrote:
>>> The difference is that ACPI or platform devices in general are
>>> unexpected to be added.  By definition it means that the motherboard has
>>> most likely been changed.
>> You could encounter a new ACPI artifact after simply re-flashing your MB
>> with an updated BIOS, without opening the chassis. "If windows can't
>> deal with that, their loss!" :)
> I'm pretty sure "does Windows boot up okay" is on every major vendor's
> firmware test plan for shipping new updates...

For a firmware vendor it is perfectly okay to ship and require new
drivers for functionality introduced by a firmware update...


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