[Buildroot] [PATCH 3/4] configs/qemu_aarch64_virt_defconfig: boot with grub bootloader with efi

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Sun Jul 12 19:28:26 UTC 2020


On Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:34:21 +0200
Romain Naour <romain.naour at gmail.com> wrote:

> The current qemu_aarch64_virt_defconfig boot with just the kernel, so ACPI
> tables are missing and the plug and play support is disabled.
> dmesg:
> ACPI: Interpreter disabled.
> [...]
> pnp: PnP ACPI: disabled
> The ACPI support is already available in the kernel defconfig, the
> memory hotplug support will be added by the next patch.
> Borrow the post image script, genimage and bootloader configuration from
> aarch64_efi_defconfig to build the disk image used to boot the system
> in efi mode.
> As a side effect, the bootloader grub2 is now runtime tested in the
> Buildroot gitlab-ci while testing this defconfig.
> Signed-off-by: Romain Naour <romain.naour at gmail.com>

But isn't this making qemu_aarch64_virt_defconfig too similar to
aarch64_efi_defconfig ?

Shouldn't we keep qemu_aarch64_virt_defconfig as-is, and simply add
runtime testing for aarch64_efi_defconfig ?

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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