Laszlo’s OVMF SMM patch status

Laszlo Ersek of Red Hat has a huge patch to Tianocore, which adds SMM to OVMF, and just posted a detailed status update to the EDK2-devel mailing list, The current test results of patch look impressive! Pretend the following table is using a fixed font:

  accel  bits  guest OS         OS boots  efibootmgr works on  S3 resume
  —–  —-  —————  ——–  ——————-  ———
  TCG    32    Fedlet 20141209  pass[1]   BSP and AP           pass
  TCG    64    F21 XFCE LiveCD  pass[1]   BSP and AP           fail[2]
  KVM    32    Fedlet 20141209  pass      BSP and AP           pass
  KVM    64    F21 XFCE LiveCD  pass      BSP and AP           fail[2]
  KVM    64    Windows 8.1      pass      n/a                  fail[2]

I’ve excerpted the key items from the TODO section of the status report: 🙂

* TODO:
– celebrate a bit this weekend (look at that “OS boots” column!)
– celebrate some more?

Full status report (including most of the details, and the omitted footnotes listed above):

http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.bios.edk2.devel/3357

(Also note that the EDK2-devel mailing list, which recently moved from SourceForge.net to Intel’s 01.org, is now hosted on Gmane under the gmane.bios.edk2 namespace. The previous SourceForge list is listed under the gmane.bios.tianocore namespace.)

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