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Bug#685134: [s390-tools] please add patch from qemu

On 02.02.2016 01:01, Dimitri John Ledkov wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Aug 2012 11:21:04 +0200 bastien ROUCARIES
> <roucaries.bastien@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Package: s390-tools
>> Severity: important
>> Tags: patch
>> Please add http://repo.or.cz/w/s390-tools.git for booting s390 from qemu. it port virtio.
>> I have ported the pach queue to recent s390-tools. Not tested only merge without conflict.
>> Thanks
>> Bastien
> Hello,
> Is this still required? I see that qemu-2.5 has support for booting El
> Torito .iso images, and it boots Debian off virtio block drives just
> fine.
> Granted, it looks like debian packaging strips the s390 firmware file,
> and doesn't rebuild it. Maybe that should simply be fixed and that's
> it?
> Regards,
> Dimitri.

Right, including the firmware file would be the proper way to enable
QEMU for booting on s390.


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