On 18 October 2016 at 01:14, Alexander Graf <ag...@suse.de> wrote:
> On 10/18/2016 04:29 AM, Simon Glass wrote:
>> It is useful to have a basic sanity check for EFI loader support. Add a
>> 'bootefi hello' command which loads HelloWord.efi and runs it under
>> Signed-off-by: Simon Glass <s...@chromium.org>
>> Changes in v3:
>> - Include a link to the program instead of adding it to the tree
> So, uh, where is the link?
I put it in the README (see the arm patch).
> I'm really not convinced this command buys us anything yet. I do agree that
> we want automated testing - but can't we get that using QEMU and a
> downloadable image file that we pass in as disk and have the distro boot do
> its magic?
That seems very heavyweight as a sanity check, although I agree it is useful.
Here I am just making sure that EFI programs can start, print output
and exit. It is a test that we can easily run without a lot of
overhead, much less than a full distro boot.
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