Re: how to load different bios into qemu

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On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 12:20:57PM +0200, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 08, 2010 at 06:19:09PM +0200, Martin Kraus wrote:
> > Hello. I'm using debian squeeze with libvirt and kvm and I need to load a
> > newer version of seabios into qemu. I'd like to do it without overwriting
> > seabios in the debian package because that might be overwritten on the next
> > update. I hopend that the <loader> directive in the config would work but it
> > doesn't.
>   As far as I know, the BIOS used by QEmu is completely hidden from
> libvirt (this can actually be a problem as some corner cases of virtio
> boot support are dependant on the seabios version), so unfortunately
> there is nothing which can be done at the libvirt level I think,

I believe there is a command line parameter that could let libvirt point
QEMU at a different bios, but it certainly isn't part of libvirt yet,
and I've not tried how it works

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