[systemd-devel] [PATCH 0/2] arm/aarch64: detect-virt: check dmi

Andrew Jones drjones at redhat.com
Wed Nov 4 06:34:08 PST 2015

On Wed, Nov 04, 2015 at 11:51:10AM +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Tue, 03.11.15 15:19, Andrew Jones (drjones at redhat.com) wrote:
> > ARM/AArch64 guests now have SMBIOS tables populated (when boot
> > with a late enough QEMU and a late enough AAVMF is used as the
> > bootloader). Furthermore, when booting ARM/AArch64 guests with
> > ACPI, the DT detection obviously no longer works, so we need
> > dmi detection. Finally, we can now even determine KVM vs. QEMU
> > as the SMBIOS contains 'KVM' in the product name, when using kvm.
> > 
> > The first patch in this series enables dmi detection on
> > arm/aarch64. The second patch looks for KVM in the product name.
> > I've only tested a backported version of these patches on an
> > AArch64 guest (which worked). Of course it would be nice to get
> > regression testing on all guest types that depend on dmi done.
> I'd really prefer if this stuff would be in the commit msgs of the
> actual patches, instead of the cover letter, as I think it's stuff
> that should end up in th final repository commit.
> Also, we greatly prefer patches submitted via github these days, as
> that makes reviewing much easier for us.
> https://github.com/systemd/systemd
> Patches look fine to me in general.
> Any chance you can submit all your virt detection patches as a single
> PR on github?

No problem. I'll add some of the above text to the commit messages,
and then learn how to submit patches through github :-)


> Lennart
> -- 
> Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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