[vfio-users] Fwd: UEFI & virt-manager on Arch
ihatethisfield at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 13:01:57 UTC 2016
That article is being rewritten in a neighbor thread, beware.
On Apr 15, 2016 3:36 PM, "Garland Key" <david.garland.key at gmail.com> wrote:
> Arch doesn't provide these files. In the wiki, you're asked to extract
> the files from the rpm and copy them to the appropriate directly. From
> there, you modify the config file to point to the bin files so that
> virt-manager can see it.
> On Fri, Apr 15, 2016 at 7:09 AM, Laszlo Ersek <lersek at redhat.com> wrote:
>> On 04/15/16 12:58, Philip Abernethy wrote:
>> > The upside to my, admittedly cludgy, solution is that it works without
>> > adding custom repos or installing half-assed AUR packages.
>> > You may want to consider explaining the situation to the maintainer of
>> > extra/ovmf and perhaps suggest a solution.
>> > Laszlo Ersek <lersek at redhat.com <mailto:lersek at redhat.com>> schrieb am
>> > Fr., 15. Apr. 2016 um 12:08 Uhr:
>> > On 04/15/16 10:45, Philip Abernethy wrote:
>> > > I'm using extra/ovmf on my machine and just had to add
>> > >
>> > > nvram = [
>> > > "/usr/share/ovmf/ovmf_x64.bin:/usr/share/ovmf/ovmf_x64.bin"
>> > > ]
>> I am not an Arch Linux user, so -- while I am very fond of the Arch
>> Linux documentation! -- I would prefer if Arch Linux users talked to
>> their packagers.
>> Gerd's build script is publicly available, of course: either from the
>> src.rpm under <https://www.kraxel.org/repos/jenkins/edk2/>, or directly
>> from git: <https://www.kraxel.org/cgit/jenkins/edk2/tree/edk2.git.spec>.
>> So... I cannot say if ArchLinux actually ships the split files, and just
>> the above example was incorrect, *or* if ArchLinux doesn't even ship the
>> split files.
>> In the ArchLinux wiki,
>> I saw pathnames like
>> hence I assumed that ArchLinux was shipping the split files (and that
>> the example near the top was incorrect). I may have been wrong -- I
>> don't use Arch and don't know what Arch package provides what files.
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