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From: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
To: Zixuan Wang <zxwang42@gmail.com>,
	kvm@vger.kernel.org, drjones@redhat.com
Cc: marcorr@google.com, erdemaktas@google.com, rientjes@google.com,
	seanjc@google.com, brijesh.singh@amd.com,
	Thomas.Lendacky@amd.com, varad.gautam@suse.com, jroedel@suse.de,
	bp@suse.de
Subject: Re: [kvm-unit-tests PATCH v2 00/10] x86_64 UEFI set up process refactor and scripts fixes
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 17:51:26 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <7ecac5d3-a132-73cd-e5b9-8f35cf946d4b@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20211116204053.220523-1-zxwang42@gmail.com>

On 11/16/21 21:40, Zixuan Wang wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> This patch series refactors the x86_64 UEFI set up process, fixes the
> `run-tests.sh` script to run under UEFI, and improves the boot speed
> under UEFI. The patches are organized as four parts.
> 
> The first part (patches 1-3) refactors the x86_64 UEFI set up process.
> The previous UEFI setup calls arch-specific setup functions twice and
> generates arch-specific data structure. As Andrew suggested [1], we
> refactor this process to make only one call to the arch-specific
> function and generate arch-neutral data structures. This simplifies the
> set up process and makes it easier to develop UEFI support for other
> architectures.
> 
> The second part (patch 4) converts several x86 test cases to
> position-independent code (PIC) to run under UEFI. This patch is ported
> from the initial UEFI support patchset [2] with fixes to the 32-bit
> compilation.
> 
> The third part (patches 5-8) fixes the UEFI runner scripts. Patch 5
> sets UEFI OVMF image as read-only. Patch 6 fixes test cases' return
> code under UEFI, enabling Patch 7-8 to fix the `run-tests.sh` script
> under UEFI.
> 
> The fourth part (patches 9-10) improves the boot speed under UEFI.
> Patch 9 renames the EFI executables to EFI/BOOT/BOOTX64.EFI. UEFI OVMF
> recognizes this file by default and skips the 5-second user input
> waiting. Patch 10 makes `run-tests.sh` work with this new EFI
> executable filename.
> 
> This patchset is based on the `uefi` branch.

Hi, I have now merged this series and the uefi branch into master.

Paolo


  parent reply	other threads:[~2022-01-18 16:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-16 20:40 [kvm-unit-tests PATCH v2 00/10] x86_64 UEFI set up process refactor and scripts fixes Zixuan Wang
2021-11-16 20:40 ` [kvm-unit-tests PATCH v2 01/10] x86 UEFI: Remove mixed_mode Zixuan Wang
2021-11-16 20:40 ` [kvm-unit-tests PATCH v2 02/10] x86 UEFI: Refactor set up process Zixuan Wang
2021-11-16 20:40 ` [kvm-unit-tests PATCH v2 03/10] x86 AMD SEV: Skip SEV-ES if SEV is unsupported Zixuan Wang
2021-11-16 20:40 ` [kvm-unit-tests PATCH v2 04/10] x86 UEFI: Convert x86 test cases to PIC Zixuan Wang
2021-11-16 20:40 ` [kvm-unit-tests PATCH v2 05/10] x86 UEFI: Set UEFI OVMF as readonly Zixuan Wang
2021-11-16 20:40 ` [kvm-unit-tests PATCH v2 06/10] x86 UEFI: Exit QEMU with return code Zixuan Wang
2021-11-16 20:40 ` [kvm-unit-tests PATCH v2 07/10] scripts: Generalize EFI check Zixuan Wang
2021-11-16 20:40 ` [kvm-unit-tests PATCH v2 08/10] x86 UEFI: Make run_tests.sh (mostly) work under UEFI Zixuan Wang
2021-11-16 20:40 ` [kvm-unit-tests PATCH v2 09/10] x86 UEFI: Improve Boot Speed Zixuan Wang
2021-11-16 20:40 ` [kvm-unit-tests PATCH v2 10/10] x86 UEFI: Make _NO_FILE_4Uhere_ work w/ BOOTX64.EFI Zixuan Wang
2022-01-18 15:47   ` Paolo Bonzini
2022-01-18 16:51 ` Paolo Bonzini [this message]
2022-01-18 17:29   ` [kvm-unit-tests PATCH v2 00/10] x86_64 UEFI set up process refactor and scripts fixes Marc Orr

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