On 23.02.2018 12:50, Viktor Mihajlovski wrote:
> On 23.02.2018 11:17, Thomas Huth wrote:
>> On 23.02.2018 09:53, Christian Borntraeger wrote:
>>> Hmmm, on my ubuntu 16.04 guest, I get the boot menu with no timeout even if 
>>> I do not 
>>> specify loadparm or boot menu:
>>> qemu-kvm -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/qemu/image.zhyp140,if=none,id=d1 
>>> -device virtio-blk-ccw,drive=d1,bootindex=1 
>> I can reproduce this now, too. FWIW: It only happens with
>> virtio-blk-ccw, not with virtio-scsi-ccw (that's why I did not notice it
>> first). Collin, can you reproduce this, too?
>>  Thomas
>> The idea is to support the zipl boot menu on ECKD disks (which have a 
>> timeout by themselves)
> even without switching the boot menu on. This is to have the same behavior as 
> one would see
> on LPAR or z/VM.
> The issue is that the boot code tries to interpret the program table of SCSI 
> bootmaps as if
> a boot menu has been specified.

Ok, thanks for the explanation, makes sense now.

Collin, could you please spin a v9 with the required changes included?


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