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[libvirt] [PATCH 1/6] qemu: capabilities: Always assume QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX



The field was added in qemu v0.13.0-rc0-731-g1ca4d09ae0 so all supported
qemu versions now use it.

There's a LOT of test fallout as we did not use capabilities close
enough to upstream for many of our tests.

Signed-off-by: Peter Krempa <pkrempa redhat com>
---
 src/qemu/qemu_capabilities.c                       |  4 +-
 src/qemu/qemu_capabilities.h                       |  2 +-
 src/qemu/qemu_command.c                            | 96 +++++-----------------
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_1.5.3.x86_64.xml   |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_1.6.0.x86_64.xml   |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_1.7.0.x86_64.xml   |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.1.1.x86_64.xml   |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.aarch64.xml |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.ppc64.xml   |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.s390x.xml   |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.x86_64.xml  |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.11.0.s390x.xml   |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.11.0.x86_64.xml  |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.aarch64.xml |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.ppc64.xml   |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.s390x.xml   |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.x86_64.xml  |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.4.0.x86_64.xml   |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.5.0.x86_64.xml   |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.6.0.aarch64.xml  |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.6.0.ppc64.xml    |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.6.0.x86_64.xml   |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.7.0.s390x.xml    |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.7.0.x86_64.xml   |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.8.0.s390x.xml    |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.8.0.x86_64.xml   |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.9.0.ppc64.xml    |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.9.0.s390x.xml    |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.9.0.x86_64.xml   |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_3.0.0.ppc64.xml    |  1 -
 tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_3.0.0.x86_64.xml   |  1 -
 .../aarch64-aavmf-virtio-mmio.args                 |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-acpi-uefi.args      |  3 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-cpu-passthrough.args  |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-host.args       |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-none-tcg.args   |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-v2.args         |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-v3.args         |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-kvm-32-on-64.args   |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-noacpi-nouefi.args  |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-noacpi-uefi.args    |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-pci-serial.args     |  1 -
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-traditional-pci.args  |  1 -
 .../aarch64-usb-controller-nec-xhci.args           |  1 -
 .../aarch64-usb-controller-qemu-xhci.args          |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-video-default.args  |  1 -
 .../aarch64-virt-2.6-virtio-pci-default.args       |  3 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virt-default-nic.args |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virt-virtio.args    |  3 +-
 .../aarch64-virtio-pci-default.args                |  3 +-
 .../aarch64-virtio-pci-manual-addresses.args       |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/acpi-table.args             |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-vexpressa9-basic.args   |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-vexpressa9-nodevs.args  |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-vexpressa9-virtio.args  |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-virt-virtio.args        |  3 +-
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 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-auto.args    |  4 +-
 .../balloon-device-deflate-off.args                |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-deflate.args |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-period.args  |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device.args         |  4 +-
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 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/bios-nvram-secure.args      |  4 +-
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 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/bios.args                   |  5 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkdeviotune-group-num.args |  4 +-
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 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkdeviotune-max.args       |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkiotune-device.args       |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkiotune.args              |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-cdrom.args             |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-complex.args           | 11 +--
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-floppy-q35.args        |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-floppy.args            |  4 +-
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 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-france.args           |  4 +-
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 .../clock-localtime-basis-localtime.args           |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-localtime.args        |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-timer-hyperv-rtc.args |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-utc.args              |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-variable.args         |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-compat-auto.args    |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-compat-chardev.args |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-compat.args         |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-sclp.args           |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-virtio-many.args    |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-virtio.args         |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/controller-order.args       |  6 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell-noTSX.args      |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell.args            |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell2.args           |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell3.args           |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-disable.args      |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-disable2.args     |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-disable3.args     |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-emulate-l3.args   |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-passthrough.args  |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-passthrough2.args |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-none.args |  1 -
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-none2.args  |  1 -
 .../cpu-check-default-partial.args                 |  1 -
 .../cpu-check-default-partial2.args                |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-none.args         |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-eoi-disabled.args       |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-eoi-enabled.args        |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-exact1.args             |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-exact2-nofallback.args  |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-exact2.args             |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-fallback.args           |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-kvmclock.args      |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model-cmt.args     |  1 -
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model-fallback.args  |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model-vendor.args  |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model.args         |  1 -
 .../cpu-host-passthrough-features.args             |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-passthrough.args   |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-hotplug-startup.args    |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-kvmclock.args           |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-minimum1.args           |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-minimum2.args           |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa-disjoint.args      |  1 -
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 .../cpu-numa-no-memory-element.args                |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa1.args              |  1 -
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 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-s390-features.args      |  3 +-
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 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-strict1.args            |  1 -
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 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-tsc-frequency.args      |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cputune-numatune.args       |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cputune-zero-shares.args    |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cputune.args                |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/debug-threads.args          |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/default-kvm-host-arch.args  |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/default-qemu-host-arch.args |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-aio.args               |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-blockio.args           |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-boot-cdrom.args        |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-boot-disk.args         |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cache.args             |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cdrom-network.args     |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cdrom-tray.args        |  7 +-
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 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-fmt-qcow.args          |  4 +-
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 .../disk-network-iscsi-modern.args                 |  3 +-
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 .../qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-source-auth.args |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-tlsx509.args   |  3 +-
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 .../disk-usb-device-removable.args                 |  4 +-
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 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvmclock+eoi-disabled.args  |  1 -
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 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/launch-security-sev.args    |  4 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/luks-disks-source-qcow2.args  |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/luks-disks-source.args      |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/luks-disks.args             |  3 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-console-virtio.args |  1 -
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-serial-native.args  |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-serial-pci.args   |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-serial-usb.args   |  1 -
 .../machine-aeskeywrap-off-cap.args                |  3 +-
 .../machine-aeskeywrap-off-caps.args               |  3 +-
 .../machine-aeskeywrap-on-cap.args                 |  3 +-
 .../machine-aeskeywrap-on-caps.args                |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aliases1.args       |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aliases2.args       |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-core-off.args       |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-core-on.args        |  4 +-
 .../machine-deakeywrap-off-cap.args                |  3 +-
 .../machine-deakeywrap-off-caps.args               |  3 +-
 .../machine-deakeywrap-on-cap.args                 |  3 +-
 .../machine-deakeywrap-on-caps.args                |  3 +-
 .../machine-keywrap-none-caps.args                 |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-keywrap-none.args   |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-smm-opt.args        |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-vmport-opt.args     |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/master-key.args             |  4 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-dimm-addr.args |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-dimm.args    |  4 +-
 .../memory-hotplug-nvdimm-access.args              |  4 +-
 .../memory-hotplug-nvdimm-label.args               |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-nvdimm.args  |  4 +-
 .../memory-hotplug-ppc64-nonuma.args               |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug.args         |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memtune-unlimited.args      |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memtune.args                |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/migrate-numa-unaligned.args |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/migrate.args                |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/minimal-msg-timestamp.args  |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/minimal-sandbox.args        |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/minimal.args                |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-acpi.args              |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-disable-s3.args        |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-disable-suspends.args  |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-enable-s4.args         |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-no-reboot.args         |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-uuid.args              |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mlock-off.args              |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mlock-on.args               |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mlock-unsupported.args      |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/monitor-json.args           |  4 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/multifunction-pci-device.args |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/name-escape.args            |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-client.args             |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth-hostip.args         |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth-ifname.args         |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth-names.args          |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth.args                |  4 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev-multidomain.args  |  4 +-
 .../net-hostdev-vfio-multidomain.args              |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev-vfio.args       |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev.args            |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-mcast.args              |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-server.args             |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-udp.args                |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-user-addr.args          |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-user.args               |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-vhostuser-multiq.args   |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-vhostuser.args          |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-ccw.args         |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-device.args      |  4 +-
 .../net-virtio-disable-offloads.args               |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-netdev.args      |  4 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-rxtxqueuesize.args |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-s390.args        |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio.args             |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/nosharepages.args           |  4 +-
 .../numad-auto-memory-vcpu-cpuset.args             |  4 +-
 ...d-auto-memory-vcpu-no-cpuset-and-placement.args |  4 +-
 .../numad-auto-vcpu-static-numatune.args           |  4 +-
 .../numad-static-memory-auto-vcpu.args             |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad.args                  |  4 +-
 .../numatune-auto-nodeset-invalid.args             |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-auto-prefer.args   |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-distances.args     |  1 -
 .../numatune-memnode-no-memory.args                |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-memnode.args       |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-memory.args        |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/panic-double.args           |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/panic-no-address.args       |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/panic.args                  |  4 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/parallel-parport-chardev.args |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/parallel-tcp-chardev.args   |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-autoadd-addr.args       |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-autoadd-idx.args        |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-autofill-addr.args      |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-bridge-many-disks.args  |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-bridge.args             |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-expander-bus.args       |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-many.args               |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-rom-disabled.args       |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-rom.args                |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-serial-dev-chardev.args |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-expander-bus.args      |  3 +-
 .../pcie-root-port-model-generic.args              |  1 -
 .../pcie-root-port-model-ioh3420.args              |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root-port.args         |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root.args              |  3 +-
 .../pcie-switch-downstream-port.args               |  3 +-
 .../pcie-switch-upstream-port.args                 |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcihole64-q35.args          |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcihole64.args              |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pmu-feature-off.args        |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pmu-feature.args            |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc-dtb.args                |  1 -
 .../ppc64-usb-controller-legacy.args               |  1 -
 .../ppc64-usb-controller-qemu-xhci.args            |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc64-usb-controller.args   |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppce500-serial.args         |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-basic.args          |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-console-virtio.args |  1 -
 .../pseries-cpu-compat-power9.args                 |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-compat.args     |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-exact.args      |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-le.args         |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-features.args       |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-hostdevs-1.args     |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-hostdevs-2.args     |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-hostdevs-3.args     |  1 -
 .../pseries-machine-max-cpu-compat.args            |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-many-buses-1.args   |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-many-buses-2.args   |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-many-devices.args   |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-nvram.args          |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-panic-missing.args  |  1 -
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-panic-no-address.args |  1 -
 .../pseries-phb-default-missing.args               |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-phb-numa-node.args  |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-phb-simple.args     |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-serial-native.args  |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-serial-pci.args     |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-serial-usb.args     |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-usb-default.args    |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-usb-kbd.args        |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-usb-multi.args      |  1 -
 .../pseries-vio-user-assigned.args                 |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-vio.args            |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pv-spinlock-disabled.args   |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pv-spinlock-enabled.args    |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-acpi-nouefi.args        |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-acpi-uefi.args          |  3 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/q35-default-devices-only.args |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-multifunction.args      |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-noacpi-nouefi.args      |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pci-force-address.args  |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pcie-autoadd.args       |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pcie.args               |  3 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pm-disable-fallback.args  |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pm-disable.args         |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-usb2-multi.args         |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-usb2-reorder.args       |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-usb2.args               |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-virt-manager-basic.args |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-virtio-pci.args         |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35.args                    |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-alt.args            |  4 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-commandline-ns0.args  |  4 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-commandline-ns1.args  |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-commandline.args    |  4 +-
 .../qemu-ns-domain-commandline-ns0.args            |  4 +-
 .../qemu-ns-domain-commandline.args                |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-domain-ns0.args     |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-no-env.args         |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns.args                |  4 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/reboot-timeout-disabled.args  |  2 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/reboot-timeout-enabled.args |  2 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/restore-v2-fd.args          |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/restore-v2.args             |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-panic-missing.args     |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-panic-no-address.args  |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-serial-2.args          |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-serial-console.args    |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-serial.args            |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dac-none.args      |  4 +-
 .../seclabel-dynamic-baselabel.args                |  4 +-
 .../seclabel-dynamic-labelskip.args                |  4 +-
 .../seclabel-dynamic-override.args                 |  4 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-relabel.args |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic.args       |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-none.args          |  4 +-
 .../seclabel-static-labelskip.args                 |  4 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-static-relabel.args  |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-static.args        |  4 +-
 .../serial-dev-chardev-iobase.args                 |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-dev-chardev.args     |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-file-chardev.args    |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-file-log.args        |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-many-chardev.args    |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-pty-chardev.args     |  4 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/serial-spiceport-nospice.args |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-spiceport.args       |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-chardev.args     |  4 +-
 .../serial-tcp-telnet-chardev.args                 |  4 +-
 .../serial-tcp-tlsx509-chardev-notls.args          |  4 +-
 .../serial-tcp-tlsx509-chardev-verify.args         |  4 +-
 .../serial-tcp-tlsx509-chardev.args                |  4 +-
 .../serial-tcp-tlsx509-secret-chardev.args         |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-udp-chardev.args     |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-unix-chardev.args    |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-vc-chardev.args      |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/shmem-plain-doorbell.args   |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/shmem.args                  |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-controller.args   |  1 -
 .../smartcard-host-certificates-database.args      |  1 -
 .../smartcard-host-certificates.args               |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-host.args         |  1 -
 .../smartcard-passthrough-spicevmc.args            |  1 -
 .../smartcard-passthrough-tcp.args                 |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smbios.args                 |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smp.args                    |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/sound-device.args           |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/sound.args                  |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/tpm-passthrough-crb.args    |  2 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/tpm-passthrough.args        |  2 +-
 .../usb-controller-default-q35.args                |  1 -
 .../usb-controller-explicit-q35.args               |  1 -
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-qemu-xhci.args |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-xhci.args    |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller.args         |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-hub-autoadd-deluxe.args |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-hub-autoadd.args        |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-hub.args                |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ich9-autoassign.args    |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ich9-companion.args     |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ich9-ehci-addr.args     |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-long-port-path.args     |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-none.args               |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-piix3-controller.args   |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-port-autoassign.args    |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-port-missing.args       |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ports.args              |  1 -
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/usb-redir-filter-version.args |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-redir-filter.args       |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-redir.args              |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-xhci-autoassign.args    |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb1-usb2.args              |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/user-aliases-usb.args       |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/user-aliases.args           |  6 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/vcpu-placement-static.args  |  3 +-
 .../video-device-pciaddr-default.args              |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-none-device.args      |  4 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-device-vgamem.args  |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-device.args       |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-heads.args        |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-nodevice.args     |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-noheads.args      |  4 +-
 .../video-qxl-sec-device-vgamem.args               |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-sec-device.args   |  4 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-device-vgamem.args  |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-device.args       |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-nodevice.args     |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-qxl-heads.args    |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-ccw.args   |  3 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-device.args  |  4 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-sdl-gl.args  |  4 +-
 .../video-virtio-gpu-secondary.args                |  1 -
 .../video-virtio-gpu-spice-gl.args                 |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-virgl.args |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-vga.args       |  4 +-
 .../qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-input-passthrough.args |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-input.args           |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-lun.args             |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-options.args         |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-default.args     |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-egd.args         |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-multiple.args    |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-random.args      |  1 -
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/vmcoreinfo.args             |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog-device.args        |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog-dump.args          |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog-injectnmi.args     |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog.args               |  4 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/x86-kvm-32-on-64.args       |  3 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvtest.c                           | 39 +++------
 tests/qemuxml2xmltest.c                            |  5 +-
 597 files changed, 691 insertions(+), 1076 deletions(-)

diff --git a/src/qemu/qemu_capabilities.c b/src/qemu/qemu_capabilities.c
index 619a2c99cf..e6e199b2c6 100644
--- a/src/qemu/qemu_capabilities.c
+++ b/src/qemu/qemu_capabilities.c
@@ -860,8 +860,7 @@ virQEMUCapsInitGuestFromBinary(virCapsPtr caps,
     if (!virCapabilitiesAddGuestFeature(guest, "cpuselection", true, false))
         goto cleanup;

-    if (virQEMUCapsGet(qemubinCaps, QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX) &&
-        !virCapabilitiesAddGuestFeature(guest, "deviceboot", true, false))
+    if (!virCapabilitiesAddGuestFeature(guest, "deviceboot", true, false))
         goto cleanup;

     if (virQEMUCapsGet(qemubinCaps, QEMU_CAPS_DISK_SNAPSHOT))
@@ -1158,7 +1157,6 @@ static struct virQEMUCapsStringFlags virQEMUCapsDevicePropsVirtioBalloon[] = {
 };

 static struct virQEMUCapsStringFlags virQEMUCapsDevicePropsVirtioBlk[] = {
-    { "bootindex", QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX },
     { "ioeventfd", QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_IOEVENTFD },
     { "event_idx", QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_BLK_EVENT_IDX },
     { "scsi", QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_BLK_SCSI },
diff --git a/src/qemu/qemu_capabilities.h b/src/qemu/qemu_capabilities.h
index 9e8ad5f5c3..f48de7d89f 100644
--- a/src/qemu/qemu_capabilities.h
+++ b/src/qemu/qemu_capabilities.h
@@ -115,7 +115,7 @@ typedef enum { /* virQEMUCapsFlags grouping marker for syntax-check */
     QEMU_CAPS_SPICE, /* Is -spice avail */
     X_QEMU_CAPS_VGA_NONE, /* The 'none' arg for '-vga' */
     X_QEMU_CAPS_MIGRATE_QEMU_FD, /* -incoming fd:n */
-    QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX, /* -device bootindex property */
+    X_QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX, /* -device bootindex property */

     /* 50 */
     QEMU_CAPS_HDA_DUPLEX, /* -device hda-duplex */
diff --git a/src/qemu/qemu_command.c b/src/qemu/qemu_command.c
index 9e8f2f4c9c..d507e957a5 100644
--- a/src/qemu/qemu_command.c
+++ b/src/qemu/qemu_command.c
@@ -2088,7 +2088,7 @@ qemuBuildDiskDeviceStr(const virDomainDef *def,
     VIR_FREE(backendAlias);

     virBufferAsprintf(&opt, ",id=%s", disk->info.alias);
-    if (bootindex && virQEMUCapsGet(qemuCaps, QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX))
+    if (bootindex)
         virBufferAsprintf(&opt, ",bootindex=%u", bootindex);
     if (virQEMUCapsGet(qemuCaps, QEMU_CAPS_BLOCKIO)) {
         if (disk->blockio.logical_block_size > 0)
@@ -2318,22 +2318,17 @@ qemuBuildDisksCommandLine(virCommandPtr cmd,
     unsigned int bootFloppy = 0;
     unsigned int bootDisk = 0;

-    if (virQEMUCapsGet(qemuCaps, QEMU_CAPS_DRIVE_BOOT) ||
-        virQEMUCapsGet(qemuCaps, QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX)) {
-        /* bootDevs will get translated into either bootindex=N or boot=on
-         * depending on what qemu supports */
-        for (i = 0; i < def->os.nBootDevs; i++) {
-            switch (def->os.bootDevs[i]) {
-            case VIR_DOMAIN_BOOT_CDROM:
-                bootCD = i + 1;
-                break;
-            case VIR_DOMAIN_BOOT_FLOPPY:
-                bootFloppy = i + 1;
-                break;
-            case VIR_DOMAIN_BOOT_DISK:
-                bootDisk = i + 1;
-                break;
-            }
+    for (i = 0; i < def->os.nBootDevs; i++) {
+        switch (def->os.bootDevs[i]) {
+        case VIR_DOMAIN_BOOT_CDROM:
+            bootCD = i + 1;
+            break;
+        case VIR_DOMAIN_BOOT_FLOPPY:
+            bootFloppy = i + 1;
+            break;
+        case VIR_DOMAIN_BOOT_DISK:
+            bootDisk = i + 1;
+            break;
         }
     }

@@ -2360,10 +2355,6 @@ qemuBuildDisksCommandLine(virCommandPtr cmd,
                 bootDisk = 0;
                 break;
             }
-            if (!virQEMUCapsGet(qemuCaps, QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX)) {
-                driveBoot = !!bootindex;
-                bootindex = 0;
-            }
         }

         if (qemuBuildDiskCommandLine(cmd, def, disk, qemuCaps,
@@ -3569,7 +3560,7 @@ qemuBuildNicDevStr(virDomainDefPtr def,
         goto error;
     if (qemuBuildRomStr(&buf, &net->info) < 0)
         goto error;
-    if (bootindex && virQEMUCapsGet(qemuCaps, QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX))
+    if (bootindex)
         virBufferAsprintf(&buf, ",bootindex=%u", bootindex);
     if (usingVirtio &&
         qemuBuildVirtioOptionsStr(&buf, net->virtio, qemuCaps) < 0)
@@ -6457,53 +6448,9 @@ qemuBuildBootCommandLine(virCommandPtr cmd,
                          const virDomainDef *def,
                          virQEMUCapsPtr qemuCaps)
 {
-    size_t i;
     virBuffer boot_buf = VIR_BUFFER_INITIALIZER;
     char *boot_order_str = NULL, *boot_opts_str = NULL;

-    /*
-     * We prefer using explicit bootindex=N parameters for predictable
-     * results even though domain XML doesn't use per device boot elements.
-     */
-    if (!virQEMUCapsGet(qemuCaps, QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX)) {
-        char boot[VIR_DOMAIN_BOOT_LAST+1];
-
-        if (def->os.nBootDevs == 0) {
-            /* def->os.nBootDevs is guaranteed to be > 0 unless per-device boot
-             * configuration is used
-             */
-            virReportError(VIR_ERR_CONFIG_UNSUPPORTED, "%s",
-                           _("hypervisor lacks deviceboot feature"));
-            goto error;
-        }
-
-        for (i = 0; i < def->os.nBootDevs; i++) {
-            switch (def->os.bootDevs[i]) {
-            case VIR_DOMAIN_BOOT_CDROM:
-                boot[i] = 'd';
-                break;
-            case VIR_DOMAIN_BOOT_FLOPPY:
-                boot[i] = 'a';
-                break;
-            case VIR_DOMAIN_BOOT_DISK:
-                boot[i] = 'c';
-                break;
-            case VIR_DOMAIN_BOOT_NET:
-                boot[i] = 'n';
-                break;
-            default:
-                boot[i] = 'c';
-                break;
-            }
-        }
-        boot[def->os.nBootDevs] = '\0';
-
-        virBufferAsprintf(&boot_buf, "%s", boot);
-        if (virBufferCheckError(&boot_buf) < 0)
-            goto error;
-        boot_order_str = virBufferContentAndReset(&boot_buf);
-    }
-
     if (def->os.bootmenu) {
         if (def->os.bootmenu == VIR_TRISTATE_BOOL_YES)
             virBufferAddLit(&boot_buf, "menu=on,");
@@ -7396,8 +7343,7 @@ qemuBuildMachineCommandLine(virCommandPtr cmd,
         virBufferAsprintf(&buf, ",max-cpu-compat=%s", cpu->model);
     }

-    if (virQEMUCapsGet(qemuCaps, QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX) &&
-        virQEMUCapsGet(qemuCaps, QEMU_CAPS_LOADPARM))
+    if (virQEMUCapsGet(qemuCaps, QEMU_CAPS_LOADPARM))
         qemuAppendLoadparmMachineParm(&buf, def);

     if (def->sev)
@@ -8716,15 +8662,11 @@ qemuBuildNetCommandLine(virQEMUDriverPtr driver,
     if (def->nnets) {
         unsigned int bootNet = 0;

-        if (virQEMUCapsGet(qemuCaps, QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX)) {
-            /* convert <boot dev='network'/> to bootindex since we didn't emit
-             * -boot n
-             */
-            for (i = 0; i < def->os.nBootDevs; i++) {
-                if (def->os.bootDevs[i] == VIR_DOMAIN_BOOT_NET) {
-                    bootNet = i + 1;
-                    break;
-                }
+        /* convert <boot dev='network'/> to bootindex since we didn't emit -boot n */
+        for (i = 0; i < def->os.nBootDevs; i++) {
+            if (def->os.bootDevs[i] == VIR_DOMAIN_BOOT_NET) {
+                bootNet = i + 1;
+                break;
             }
         }

diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_1.5.3.x86_64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_1.5.3.x86_64.xml
index 87e4f84f3a..a8dd69f4fa 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_1.5.3.x86_64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_1.5.3.x86_64.xml
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@
   <flag name='no-hpet'/>
   <flag name='pci-configfd'/>
   <flag name='spice'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='pci-bootindex'/>
   <flag name='ccid-emulated'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_1.6.0.x86_64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_1.6.0.x86_64.xml
index 9144bf288d..536e0e19eb 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_1.6.0.x86_64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_1.6.0.x86_64.xml
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@
   <flag name='no-hpet'/>
   <flag name='pci-configfd'/>
   <flag name='spice'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='pci-bootindex'/>
   <flag name='ccid-emulated'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_1.7.0.x86_64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_1.7.0.x86_64.xml
index fa57a9ce37..41f57963fa 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_1.7.0.x86_64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_1.7.0.x86_64.xml
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@
   <flag name='no-hpet'/>
   <flag name='pci-configfd'/>
   <flag name='spice'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='pci-bootindex'/>
   <flag name='ccid-emulated'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.1.1.x86_64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.1.1.x86_64.xml
index 55c539b1c1..28f2db1fbc 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.1.1.x86_64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.1.1.x86_64.xml
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@
   <flag name='no-hpet'/>
   <flag name='pci-configfd'/>
   <flag name='spice'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='pci-bootindex'/>
   <flag name='ccid-emulated'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.aarch64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.aarch64.xml
index a70e050765..078507f57d 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.aarch64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.aarch64.xml
@@ -4,7 +4,6 @@
   <selfvers>0</selfvers>
   <usedQMP/>
   <flag name='kvm'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='virtio-tx-alg'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.ioeventfd'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.ppc64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.ppc64.xml
index 72709905d8..75c2230b25 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.ppc64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.ppc64.xml
@@ -4,7 +4,6 @@
   <selfvers>0</selfvers>
   <usedQMP/>
   <flag name='kvm'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='virtio-tx-alg'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.ioeventfd'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.s390x.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.s390x.xml
index 7347f5683f..5d134f4708 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.s390x.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.s390x.xml
@@ -4,7 +4,6 @@
   <selfvers>0</selfvers>
   <usedQMP/>
   <flag name='kvm'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='virtio-tx-alg'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.ioeventfd'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.event_idx'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.x86_64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.x86_64.xml
index d69a148cd2..e5905d727c 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.x86_64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.10.0.x86_64.xml
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@
   <flag name='no-hpet'/>
   <flag name='pci-configfd'/>
   <flag name='spice'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='pci-bootindex'/>
   <flag name='ccid-emulated'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.11.0.s390x.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.11.0.s390x.xml
index b359f9a049..df70c7d3e9 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.11.0.s390x.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.11.0.s390x.xml
@@ -4,7 +4,6 @@
   <selfvers>0</selfvers>
   <usedQMP/>
   <flag name='kvm'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='virtio-tx-alg'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.ioeventfd'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.event_idx'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.11.0.x86_64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.11.0.x86_64.xml
index 210f774c4e..c22d8507a6 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.11.0.x86_64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.11.0.x86_64.xml
@@ -6,7 +6,6 @@
   <flag name='kvm'/>
   <flag name='no-hpet'/>
   <flag name='spice'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='ccid-emulated'/>
   <flag name='ccid-passthru'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.aarch64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.aarch64.xml
index 0cc6327573..72407c9990 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.aarch64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.aarch64.xml
@@ -4,7 +4,6 @@
   <selfvers>0</selfvers>
   <usedQMP/>
   <flag name='kvm'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='virtio-tx-alg'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.ioeventfd'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.ppc64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.ppc64.xml
index a88da6193e..d94082600f 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.ppc64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.ppc64.xml
@@ -4,7 +4,6 @@
   <selfvers>0</selfvers>
   <usedQMP/>
   <flag name='kvm'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='virtio-tx-alg'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.ioeventfd'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.s390x.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.s390x.xml
index 7121da27a0..e5b7ffc433 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.s390x.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.s390x.xml
@@ -4,7 +4,6 @@
   <selfvers>0</selfvers>
   <usedQMP/>
   <flag name='kvm'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='virtio-tx-alg'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.ioeventfd'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.event_idx'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.x86_64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.x86_64.xml
index 78889facce..d34d762ca8 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.x86_64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.12.0.x86_64.xml
@@ -6,7 +6,6 @@
   <flag name='kvm'/>
   <flag name='no-hpet'/>
   <flag name='spice'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='ccid-emulated'/>
   <flag name='ccid-passthru'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.4.0.x86_64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.4.0.x86_64.xml
index 3744073d8b..8b480889b8 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.4.0.x86_64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.4.0.x86_64.xml
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@
   <flag name='no-hpet'/>
   <flag name='pci-configfd'/>
   <flag name='spice'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='pci-bootindex'/>
   <flag name='ccid-emulated'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.5.0.x86_64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.5.0.x86_64.xml
index d5bfb5c167..1055b367fb 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.5.0.x86_64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.5.0.x86_64.xml
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@
   <flag name='no-hpet'/>
   <flag name='pci-configfd'/>
   <flag name='spice'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='pci-bootindex'/>
   <flag name='ccid-emulated'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.6.0.aarch64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.6.0.aarch64.xml
index 176285ef66..31f78d3a7a 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.6.0.aarch64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.6.0.aarch64.xml
@@ -4,7 +4,6 @@
   <selfvers>0</selfvers>
   <usedQMP/>
   <flag name='kvm'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='ccid-emulated'/>
   <flag name='ccid-passthru'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.6.0.ppc64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.6.0.ppc64.xml
index fca47367e4..be091167d3 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.6.0.ppc64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.6.0.ppc64.xml
@@ -4,7 +4,6 @@
   <selfvers>0</selfvers>
   <usedQMP/>
   <flag name='kvm'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='virtio-tx-alg'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.ioeventfd'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.6.0.x86_64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.6.0.x86_64.xml
index 04957c5e15..ea2623c9ef 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.6.0.x86_64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.6.0.x86_64.xml
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@
   <flag name='no-hpet'/>
   <flag name='pci-configfd'/>
   <flag name='spice'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='pci-bootindex'/>
   <flag name='ccid-emulated'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.7.0.s390x.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.7.0.s390x.xml
index 9ed25178f8..adc3877bd8 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.7.0.s390x.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.7.0.s390x.xml
@@ -4,7 +4,6 @@
   <selfvers>0</selfvers>
   <usedQMP/>
   <flag name='kvm'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='virtio-tx-alg'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.ioeventfd'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.event_idx'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.7.0.x86_64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.7.0.x86_64.xml
index 959a858349..00557a9783 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.7.0.x86_64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.7.0.x86_64.xml
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@
   <flag name='no-hpet'/>
   <flag name='pci-configfd'/>
   <flag name='spice'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='pci-bootindex'/>
   <flag name='ccid-emulated'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.8.0.s390x.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.8.0.s390x.xml
index 646239ff25..fdaea3fabb 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.8.0.s390x.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.8.0.s390x.xml
@@ -4,7 +4,6 @@
   <selfvers>0</selfvers>
   <usedQMP/>
   <flag name='kvm'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='virtio-tx-alg'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.ioeventfd'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.event_idx'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.8.0.x86_64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.8.0.x86_64.xml
index 3af44f0904..71548b6326 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.8.0.x86_64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.8.0.x86_64.xml
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@
   <flag name='no-hpet'/>
   <flag name='pci-configfd'/>
   <flag name='spice'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='pci-bootindex'/>
   <flag name='ccid-emulated'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.9.0.ppc64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.9.0.ppc64.xml
index 70a5936439..c4ebb73d21 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.9.0.ppc64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.9.0.ppc64.xml
@@ -4,7 +4,6 @@
   <selfvers>0</selfvers>
   <usedQMP/>
   <flag name='kvm'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='virtio-tx-alg'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.ioeventfd'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.9.0.s390x.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.9.0.s390x.xml
index 09d68e1f18..302cc5ffa1 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.9.0.s390x.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.9.0.s390x.xml
@@ -4,7 +4,6 @@
   <selfvers>0</selfvers>
   <usedQMP/>
   <flag name='kvm'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='virtio-tx-alg'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.ioeventfd'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.event_idx'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.9.0.x86_64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.9.0.x86_64.xml
index 31ce52c787..c0bfb3f07a 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.9.0.x86_64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_2.9.0.x86_64.xml
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@
   <flag name='no-hpet'/>
   <flag name='pci-configfd'/>
   <flag name='spice'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='pci-bootindex'/>
   <flag name='ccid-emulated'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_3.0.0.ppc64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_3.0.0.ppc64.xml
index 01bb968938..64033dee51 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_3.0.0.ppc64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_3.0.0.ppc64.xml
@@ -4,7 +4,6 @@
   <selfvers>0</selfvers>
   <usedQMP/>
   <flag name='kvm'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='virtio-tx-alg'/>
   <flag name='virtio-blk-pci.ioeventfd'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_3.0.0.x86_64.xml b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_3.0.0.x86_64.xml
index 4bc7cfeebc..efddcbc6a5 100644
--- a/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_3.0.0.x86_64.xml
+++ b/tests/qemucapabilitiesdata/caps_3.0.0.x86_64.xml
@@ -6,7 +6,6 @@
   <flag name='kvm'/>
   <flag name='no-hpet'/>
   <flag name='spice'/>
-  <flag name='boot-index'/>
   <flag name='hda-duplex'/>
   <flag name='ccid-emulated'/>
   <flag name='ccid-passthru'/>
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-aavmf-virtio-mmio.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-aavmf-virtio-mmio.args
index d7a891c83c..ee6d3783d9 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-aavmf-virtio-mmio.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-aavmf-virtio-mmio.args
@@ -21,14 +21,13 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-aarch64test/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -kernel /aarch64.kernel \
 -initrd /aarch64.initrd \
 -append 'earlyprintk console=ttyAMA0,115200n8 rw root=/dev/vda rootwait' \
 -dtb /aarch64.dtb \
 -device virtio-serial-device,id=virtio-serial0 \
 -drive file=/aarch64.raw,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
--device virtio-blk-device,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0 \
+-device virtio-blk-device,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-device,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:09:a4:37 \
 -chardev pty,id=charconsole0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-acpi-uefi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-acpi-uefi.args
index 8aefc7d44a..4bbeb9cd90 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-acpi-uefi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-acpi-uefi.args
@@ -23,5 +23,4 @@ unit=1 \
 server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
--no-shutdown \
--boot c
+-no-shutdown
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-cpu-passthrough.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-cpu-passthrough.args
index ff0c8c90bb..1d61bd784e 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-cpu-passthrough.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-cpu-passthrough.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-aarch64test/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/aarch64.raw,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
--device virtio-blk-device,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0
+-device virtio-blk-device,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-host.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-host.args
index e400e7769a..d93ad833ef 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-host.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-host.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-aarch64test/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--no-acpi \
--boot c
+-no-acpi
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-none-tcg.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-none-tcg.args
index bb3ecb9498..acf18cfb20 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-none-tcg.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-none-tcg.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--no-acpi \
--boot c
+-no-acpi
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-v2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-v2.args
index 5150826b3b..ce64de1206 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-v2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-v2.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-aarch64test/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--no-acpi \
--boot c
+-no-acpi
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-v3.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-v3.args
index 2950257412..b775fe3163 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-v3.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-gic-v3.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-aarch64test/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--no-acpi \
--boot c
+-no-acpi
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-kvm-32-on-64.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-kvm-32-on-64.args
index 76af8bfb6e..5f87a48d2e 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-kvm-32-on-64.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-kvm-32-on-64.args
@@ -20,12 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -kernel /arm.kernel \
 -initrd /arm.initrd \
 -append 'console=ttyAMA0,115200n8 rw root=/dev/vda rootwait physmap.enabled=0' \
 -drive file=/arm.raw,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
--device virtio-blk-device,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0 \
+-device virtio-blk-device,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-device,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:09:a4:37 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-noacpi-nouefi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-noacpi-nouefi.args
index cf9786bdf2..2300f57852 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-noacpi-nouefi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-noacpi-nouefi.args
@@ -21,7 +21,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -kernel /var/lib/libvirt/images/guest.vmlinuz \
 -initrd /var/lib/libvirt/images/guest.initramfs \
 -append 'console=ttyAMA0 rw root=/dev/vda rootwait'
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-noacpi-uefi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-noacpi-uefi.args
index d3d03d9095..dc26b5b744 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-noacpi-uefi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-noacpi-uefi.args
@@ -24,5 +24,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--no-acpi \
--boot c
+-no-acpi
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-pci-serial.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-pci-serial.args
index 57ef6e4da9..c3e43703cd 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-pci-serial.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-pci-serial.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-aarch64test/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device i82801b11-bridge,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1 \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device pcie-root-port,port=0x10,chassis=3,id=pci.3,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-traditional-pci.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-traditional-pci.args
index 7308dacbdb..ed8b4f54d7 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-traditional-pci.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-traditional-pci.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device pcie-root-port,port=0x8,chassis=1,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x1 \
 -device pcie-pci-bridge,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-usb-controller-nec-xhci.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-usb-controller-nec-xhci.args
index 04fb0cd0ff..d90254c788 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-usb-controller-nec-xhci.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-usb-controller-nec-xhci.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device nec-usb-xhci,id=usb,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-usb-controller-qemu-xhci.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-usb-controller-qemu-xhci.args
index 9f495e3e38..17c1955992 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-usb-controller-qemu-xhci.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-usb-controller-qemu-xhci.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device qemu-xhci,id=usb,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-video-default.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-video-default.args
index dac96339d7..13c5357557 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-video-default.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-video-default.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-aarch64-vgpu/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device i82801b11-bridge,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1 \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x10,chassis=3,id=pci.3,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virt-2.6-virtio-pci-default.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virt-2.6-virtio-pci-default.args
index bcee84ece4..89b19dd6b4 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virt-2.6-virtio-pci-default.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virt-2.6-virtio-pci-default.args
@@ -21,7 +21,6 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-aarch64test/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -kernel /aarch64.kernel \
 -initrd /aarch64.initrd \
 -append 'earlyprintk console=ttyAMA0,115200n8 rw root=/dev/vda rootwait' \
@@ -32,7 +31,7 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-aarch64test/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.2,addr=0x2 \
 -drive file=/aarch64.raw,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.2,addr=0x3,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:09:a4:37,bus=pci.2,\
 addr=0x1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virt-default-nic.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virt-default-nic.args
index 6c2caf8fb2..35319a6e71 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virt-default-nic.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virt-default-nic.args
@@ -21,7 +21,6 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-aarch64-virt-default/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -kernel /aarch64.kernel \
 -initrd /aarch64.initrd \
 -append console=ttyAMA0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virt-virtio.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virt-virtio.args
index 1d4b2d5ce9..e75c66aea7 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virt-virtio.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virt-virtio.args
@@ -21,14 +21,13 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-aarch64test/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -kernel /aarch64.kernel \
 -initrd /aarch64.initrd \
 -append 'earlyprintk console=ttyAMA0,115200n8 rw root=/dev/vda rootwait' \
 -dtb /aarch64.dtb \
 -device virtio-serial-device,id=virtio-serial0 \
 -drive file=/aarch64.raw,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
--device virtio-blk-device,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0 \
+-device virtio-blk-device,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-device,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:09:a4:37 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virtio-pci-default.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virtio-pci-default.args
index f5b87e28d8..2cee6b8366 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virtio-pci-default.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virtio-pci-default.args
@@ -21,7 +21,6 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-aarch64test/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -kernel /aarch64.kernel \
 -initrd /aarch64.initrd \
 -append 'earlyprintk console=ttyAMA0,115200n8 rw root=/dev/vda rootwait' \
@@ -36,7 +35,7 @@ addr=0x1 \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.2,addr=0x0 \
 -drive file=/aarch64.raw,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.3,addr=0x0,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:09:a4:37,bus=pci.1,\
 addr=0x0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virtio-pci-manual-addresses.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virtio-pci-manual-addresses.args
index db7c4d0aab..3e7ab481af 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virtio-pci-manual-addresses.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/aarch64-virtio-pci-manual-addresses.args
@@ -21,7 +21,6 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-aarch64test/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -kernel /aarch64.kernel \
 -initrd /aarch64.initrd \
 -append 'earlyprintk console=ttyAMA0,115200n8 rw root=/dev/vda rootwait' \
@@ -32,7 +31,7 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-aarch64test/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.3,addr=0x1 \
 -drive file=/aarch64.raw,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-0-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=0,lun=0,\
-drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0 \
+drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:09:a4:37,bus=pci.3,\
 addr=0x2 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/acpi-table.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/acpi-table.args
index 93d534d66f..18644f24cf 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/acpi-table.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/acpi-table.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -acpitable sig=SLIC,file=/var/lib/libvirt/acpi/slic.dat \
 -usb
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-vexpressa9-basic.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-vexpressa9-basic.args
index 1821ed4d38..90661d8b55 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-vexpressa9-basic.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-vexpressa9-basic.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -kernel /arm.kernel \
 -initrd /arm.initrd \
 -append 'console=ttyAMA0,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-vexpressa9-nodevs.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-vexpressa9-nodevs.args
index c845725d3b..61e65655bc 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-vexpressa9-nodevs.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-vexpressa9-nodevs.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -kernel /arm.kernel \
 -initrd /arm.initrd \
 -append console=ttyAMA0,115200n8 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-vexpressa9-virtio.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-vexpressa9-virtio.args
index c8bff7cb03..83ef482550 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-vexpressa9-virtio.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-vexpressa9-virtio.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -kernel /arm.kernel \
 -initrd /arm.initrd \
 -append 'console=ttyAMA0,\
@@ -28,7 +27,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -device virtio-serial-device,id=virtio-serial0 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/arm.raw,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
--device virtio-blk-device,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0 \
+-device virtio-blk-device,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-device,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:09:a4:37 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-virt-virtio.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-virt-virtio.args
index 2bd130a344..48a78aa846 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-virt-virtio.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/arm-virt-virtio.args
@@ -19,14 +19,13 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -kernel /arm.kernel \
 -initrd /arm.initrd \
 -append 'console=ttyAMA0,115200n8 rw root=/dev/vda rootwait physmap.enabled=0' \
 -dtb /arm.dtb \
 -device virtio-serial-device,id=virtio-serial0 \
 -drive file=/arm.raw,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
--device virtio-blk-device,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0 \
+-device virtio-blk-device,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-device,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:09:a4:37 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/autoindex.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/autoindex.args
index 820baa2fc8..6a262422f6 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/autoindex.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/autoindex.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device i82801b11-bridge,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1e \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x10,chassis=3,id=pci.3,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2 \
@@ -55,4 +54,4 @@ addr=0x2 \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci3,masterbus=usb4.0,firstport=4,bus=pci.2,addr=0x2.0x2 \
 -device ich9-usb-ehci1,id=usb4,bus=pci.2,addr=0x2.0x7 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-sata0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0,bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-ccw-deflate.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-ccw-deflate.args
index 7143c75934..b411eb8b1c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-ccw-deflate.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-ccw-deflate.args
@@ -19,5 +19,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-balloon-ccw,id=balloon0,devno=fe.0.000a,deflate-on-oom=on
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-auto.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-auto.args
index 2c9e69c329..503358a73b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-auto.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-auto.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-deflate-off.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-deflate-off.args
index 73bbd6430a..2b0469972f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-deflate-off.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-deflate-off.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x12,deflate-on-oom=off
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-deflate.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-deflate.args
index 8dc52f608d..53f467981b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-deflate.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-deflate.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x12,deflate-on-oom=on
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-period.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-period.args
index fc9a88864b..9d659f6d43 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-period.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device-period.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x12
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device.args
index fc9a88864b..9d659f6d43 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-device.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x12
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-mmio-deflate.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-mmio-deflate.args
index 1996938f56..102dce0329 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-mmio-deflate.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/balloon-mmio-deflate.args
@@ -21,7 +21,6 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-aarch64test/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -kernel /aarch64.kernel \
 -initrd /aarch64.initrd \
 -append 'earlyprintk console=ttyAMA0,115200n8 rw root=/dev/vda rootwait' \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/bios-nvram-secure.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/bios-nvram-secure.args
index 1b8ac924ba..9ae30a0708 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/bios-nvram-secure.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/bios-nvram-secure.args
@@ -23,12 +23,12 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot order=c,menu=on \
+-boot menu=on \
 -device i82801b11-bridge,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1e \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x10,chassis=3,id=pci.3,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2 \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.2,addr=0x1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-0-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=0,lun=0,\
-drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0 \
+drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.2,addr=0x2
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/bios-nvram.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/bios-nvram.args
index f02098af1c..7435192a02 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/bios-nvram.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/bios-nvram.args
@@ -22,9 +22,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot order=c,menu=on \
+-boot menu=on \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device usb-tablet,id=input0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/bios.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/bios.args
index 887c0bec03..4d5cea9f24 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/bios.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/bios.args
@@ -22,10 +22,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot order=c,menu=on \
+-boot menu=on \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
 -device usb-tablet,id=input0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkdeviotune-group-num.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkdeviotune-group-num.args
index cd6ab11add..1ef0934e51 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkdeviotune-group-num.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkdeviotune-group-num.args
@@ -20,13 +20,13 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0,\
 cache=none,throttling.bps-total=5000,throttling.iops-total=6000,\
 throttling.bps-total-max=10000,throttling.iops-total-max=11000,\
 throttling.group=libvirt_iotune_group1 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-1,\
 cache=none,throttling.bps-read=5000,throttling.bps-write=5500,\
 throttling.iops-read=3500,throttling.iops-write=4000,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkdeviotune-max-length.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkdeviotune-max-length.args
index 4e72caff2b..295fa84825 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkdeviotune-max-length.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkdeviotune-max-length.args
@@ -20,13 +20,13 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0,\
 cache=none,throttling.bps-total=5000,throttling.iops-total=6000,\
 throttling.bps-total-max=10000,throttling.iops-total-max=11000,\
 throttling.bps-total-max-length=3,throttling.iops-total-max-length=5 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-1,\
 cache=none,throttling.bps-read=5000,throttling.bps-write=5500,\
 throttling.iops-read=3500,throttling.iops-write=4000,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkdeviotune-max.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkdeviotune-max.args
index c625150209..031a9cc626 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkdeviotune-max.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkdeviotune-max.args
@@ -20,12 +20,12 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0,\
 cache=none,throttling.bps-total=5000,throttling.iops-total=6000,\
 throttling.bps-total-max=10000,throttling.iops-total-max=11000 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-1,\
 cache=none,throttling.bps-read=5000,throttling.bps-write=5500,\
 throttling.iops-read=3500,throttling.iops-write=4000,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkiotune-device.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkiotune-device.args
index 2c9e69c329..503358a73b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkiotune-device.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkiotune-device.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkiotune.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkiotune.args
index 2c9e69c329..503358a73b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkiotune.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/blkiotune.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-cdrom.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-cdrom.args
index 38bdaa31f9..df4cf6e387 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-cdrom.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-cdrom.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot d \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/cdrom,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,\
 readonly=on \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-complex.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-complex.args
index abc0194b2e..cae9a42c0c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-complex.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-complex.args
@@ -20,11 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot dnca \
 -usb \
--drive file=/tmp/vda.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0,boot=on \
+-drive file=/tmp/vda.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,scsi=off,bus=pci.0,addr=0x5,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=3 \
 -drive file=/tmp/vdb.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk1 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,scsi=off,bus=pci.0,addr=0x6,drive=drive-virtio-disk1,\
 id=virtio-disk1 \
@@ -34,14 +33,16 @@ id=virtio-disk1 \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=1,drive=drive-ide0-0-1,id=ide0-0-1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/hdc,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,\
 readonly=on \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/fd0,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-fdc0-0-0 \
 -global isa-fdc.driveA=drive-fdc0-0-0 \
+-global isa-fdc.bootindexA=4 \
 -drive file=/dev/fd1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-fdc0-0-1 \
 -global isa-fdc.driveB=drive-fdc0-0-1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=00:11:22:33:44:11,bus=pci.0,\
-addr=0x3 \
+addr=0x3,bootindex=2 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet1 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=hostnet1,id=net1,mac=00:11:22:33:44:22,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-floppy-q35.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-floppy-q35.args
index dcd33cf54d..3bd54c82f5 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-floppy-q35.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-floppy-q35.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot a \
 -drive file=/tmp/firmware.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-fdc0-0-0 \
--device isa-fdc,driveA=drive-fdc0-0-0
+-device isa-fdc,driveA=drive-fdc0-0-0,bootindexA=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-floppy.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-floppy.args
index 9bde40aea1..eac04dc7df 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-floppy.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-floppy.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot a \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
 -drive file=/tmp/firmware.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-fdc0-0-0 \
--global isa-fdc.driveA=drive-fdc0-0-0
+-global isa-fdc.driveA=drive-fdc0-0-0 \
+-global isa-fdc.bootindexA=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-menu-disable-drive.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-menu-disable-drive.args
index 3b66e626f3..f4c37fb31d 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-menu-disable-drive.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-menu-disable-drive.args
@@ -20,9 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot order=d,menu=off \
+-boot menu=off \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/cdrom,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,\
 readonly=on \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-menu-disable.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-menu-disable.args
index 3b66e626f3..f4c37fb31d 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-menu-disable.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-menu-disable.args
@@ -20,9 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot order=d,menu=off \
+-boot menu=off \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/cdrom,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,\
 readonly=on \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-menu-enable-with-timeout.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-menu-enable-with-timeout.args
index cc5f1a7c89..0f44ce5b43 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-menu-enable-with-timeout.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-menu-enable-with-timeout.args
@@ -20,9 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot order=d,menu=on,splash-time=3000 \
+-boot menu=on,splash-time=3000 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/cdrom,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,\
 readonly=on \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-menu-enable.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-menu-enable.args
index f0bc6a9b8c..91f73213b7 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-menu-enable.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-menu-enable.args
@@ -20,9 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot order=d,menu=on \
+-boot menu=on \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/cdrom,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,\
 readonly=on \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-multi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-multi.args
index 9f5754fa44..91f73213b7 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-multi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-multi.args
@@ -20,9 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot order=dcna,menu=on \
+-boot menu=on \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/cdrom,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,\
 readonly=on \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-network.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-network.args
index a5b31cf76f..713e1f1c85 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-network.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/boot-network.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-guestfwd.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-guestfwd.args
index 6a660f7796..392e5dd8d7 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-guestfwd.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-guestfwd.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pipe,id=charchannel0,path=/tmp/guestfwd \
 -netdev user,guestfwd=tcp:10.0.2.1:4600-chardev:charchannel0,id=user-channel0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-spicevmc.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-spicevmc.args
index b18c51b375..4baeda8165 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-spicevmc.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-spicevmc.args
@@ -19,11 +19,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial1,bus=pci.0,addr=0xa \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev spicevmc,id=charchannel0,name=vdagent \
 -device virtserialport,bus=virtio-serial1.0,nr=3,chardev=charchannel0,\
 id=channel0,name=com.redhat.spice.0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-auto.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-auto.args
index 78db0c100b..045b691b7e 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-auto.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-auto.args
@@ -20,14 +20,14 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,max_ports=16,vectors=4,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3 \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial1,bus=pci.0,addr=0xa \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial2,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charchannel0 \
 -device virtserialport,bus=virtio-serial0.0,nr=1,chardev=charchannel0,\
 id=channel0,name=org.linux-kvm.port.0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-autoadd.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-autoadd.args
index 9cfd2e180e..0bec138d58 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-autoadd.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-autoadd.args
@@ -20,13 +20,13 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,max_ports=4,vectors=4,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3 \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charchannel0 \
 -device virtserialport,bus=virtio-serial0.0,nr=1,chardev=charchannel0,\
 id=channel0,name=org.linux-kvm.port.0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-autoassign.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-autoassign.args
index 4c0f3a0909..ab511564e2 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-autoassign.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-autoassign.args
@@ -20,13 +20,13 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,max_ports=4,vectors=4,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3 \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial1,bus=pci.0,addr=0xa \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charchannel0 \
 -device virtserialport,bus=virtio-serial0.0,nr=2,chardev=charchannel0,\
 id=channel0,name=org.linux-kvm.port.0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-default.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-default.args
index e103f77734..fa964bf60a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-default.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-default.args
@@ -20,12 +20,12 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial1,bus=pci.0,addr=0xa \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charchannel0 \
 -device virtserialport,bus=virtio-serial0.0,nr=1,chardev=charchannel0,\
 id=channel0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-state.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-state.args
index 336fff6f03..7814464fc0 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-state.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-state.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial1,bus=pci.0,addr=0xa \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charchannel0 \
 -device virtserialport,bus=virtio-serial1.0,nr=3,chardev=charchannel0,\
 id=channel0,name=org.linux-kvm.port.foo \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-unix.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-unix.args
index 6a06d470e0..b95b770530 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-unix.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio-unix.args
@@ -20,12 +20,12 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial1,bus=pci.0,addr=0xa \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev socket,id=charchannel0,\
 path=/tmp/channel/domain--1-QEMUGuest1/org.qemu.guest_agent.0,server,nowait \
 -device virtserialport,bus=virtio-serial0.0,nr=1,chardev=charchannel0,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio.args
index b77ccd87f5..0b899b4d88 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/channel-virtio.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial1,bus=pci.0,addr=0xa \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charchannel0 \
 -device virtserialport,bus=virtio-serial1.0,nr=3,chardev=charchannel0,\
 id=channel0,name=org.linux-kvm.port.foo \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/chardev-reconnect.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/chardev-reconnect.args
index a482ba0ab6..e88e083291 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/chardev-reconnect.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/chardev-reconnect.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial1,bus=pci.0,addr=0xa \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device usb-ccid,id=ccid0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-catchup.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-catchup.args
index db9afbf776..878198627a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-catchup.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-catchup.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc,driftfix=slew \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-france.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-france.args
index 9a9023384a..a7948dad81 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-france.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-france.args
@@ -21,8 +21,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=localtime \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-hpet-off.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-hpet-off.args
index e2790c8170..bd367dea2f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-hpet-off.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-hpet-off.args
@@ -21,8 +21,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -no-hpet \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-localtime-basis-localtime.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-localtime-basis-localtime.args
index 4e66993cee..888f7a42da 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-localtime-basis-localtime.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-localtime-basis-localtime.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=2009-02-14T00:01:30 \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-localtime.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-localtime.args
index 69f5e400c5..33bd4477f8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-localtime.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-localtime.args
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=localtime \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-timer-hyperv-rtc.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-timer-hyperv-rtc.args
index 6045fbdbf2..5f8d7b8c11 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-timer-hyperv-rtc.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-timer-hyperv-rtc.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-utc.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-utc.args
index 59d849ec8b..6757d848a3 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-utc.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-utc.args
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-variable.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-variable.args
index b1c020c7bf..ae49fc2325 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-variable.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/clock-variable.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=2009-02-15T09:49:06 \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-compat-auto.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-compat-auto.args
index 9b4932ec52..cac821d5b9 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-compat-auto.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-compat-auto.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-compat-chardev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-compat-chardev.args
index 9b4932ec52..cac821d5b9 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-compat-chardev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-compat-chardev.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-compat.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-compat.args
index 634072e912..101811a732 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-compat.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-compat.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-sclp.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-sclp.args
index 00334250af..ed976ab88c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-sclp.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-sclp.args
@@ -19,8 +19,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
--device virtio-blk-s390,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0 \
+-device virtio-blk-s390,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charconsole0 \
 -device sclpconsole,chardev=charconsole0,id=console0
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-virtio-many.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-virtio-many.args
index 96b0c97046..20af473dca 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-virtio-many.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-virtio-many.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
 -chardev pty,id=charconsole1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-virtio.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-virtio.args
index f80165653c..63741346e9 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-virtio.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/console-virtio.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charconsole0 \
 -device virtconsole,chardev=charconsole0,id=console0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/controller-order.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/controller-order.args
index ef4581b178..2477cd2e1c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/controller-order.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/controller-order.args
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot order=cna,menu=off \
+-boot menu=off \
 -device piix3-usb-uhci,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x1.0x2 \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x7 \
 -device usb-ccid,id=ccid0,bus=usb.0,port=1.1 \
@@ -26,13 +26,13 @@ nowait \
 -drive file=/tmp/fdr.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0,cache=none,\
 aio=native \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x5,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/tmp/Fedora-17-x86_64-Live-Desktop.iso,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,readonly=on \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:4d:4b:19,bus=pci.0,\
-addr=0x3 \
+addr=0x3,bootindex=2 \
 -chardev spicevmc,id=charsmartcard0,name=smartcard \
 -device ccid-card-passthru,chardev=charsmartcard0,id=smartcard0,bus=ccid0.0 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell-noTSX.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell-noTSX.args
index 9242052f13..94116cc676 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell-noTSX.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell-noTSX.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell.args
index c7ce396d05..643c6b7e42 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell2.args
index f00a56e6eb..9885db7758 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell2.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell3.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell3.args
index 6f20359524..fbd1ede38d 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell3.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-Haswell3.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-disable.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-disable.args
index e8e42eeb83..029769dabc 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-disable.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-disable.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-disable2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-disable2.args
index 39bafdc901..2c6baa113a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-disable2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-disable2.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-disable3.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-disable3.args
index 2631ec4046..2c3b50f57e 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-disable3.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-disable3.args
@@ -22,6 +22,5 @@ nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-emulate-l3.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-emulate-l3.args
index 46cd3f3c08..0ac181f591 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-emulate-l3.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-emulate-l3.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-passthrough.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-passthrough.args
index 09a7f87db5..134c764034 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-passthrough.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-passthrough.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-passthrough2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-passthrough2.args
index 844c4c87bd..d2ff29bd83 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-passthrough2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-cache-passthrough2.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-none.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-none.args
index 8762a8ffcc..df946124e6 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-none.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-none.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-none2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-none2.args
index 29201a205e..201fc80fbd 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-none2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-none2.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-partial.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-partial.args
index 5889d87995..c58c69a2a3 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-partial.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-partial.args
@@ -22,6 +22,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-partial2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-partial2.args
index e84c2ae024..bc3c7b3ba4 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-partial2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-default-partial2.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-none.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-none.args
index e84c2ae024..bc3c7b3ba4 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-none.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-check-none.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-eoi-disabled.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-eoi-disabled.args
index d1aa8fe1bf..7bd9024522 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-eoi-disabled.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-eoi-disabled.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-eoi-enabled.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-eoi-enabled.args
index 5fac187ffe..a929dbd996 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-eoi-enabled.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-eoi-enabled.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-exact1.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-exact1.args
index 09f4ba496e..d61ed68e9f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-exact1.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-exact1.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-exact2-nofallback.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-exact2-nofallback.args
index dbcf128ec2..648b44fdfc 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-exact2-nofallback.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-exact2-nofallback.args
@@ -22,6 +22,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-exact2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-exact2.args
index dbcf128ec2..648b44fdfc 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-exact2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-exact2.args
@@ -22,6 +22,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-fallback.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-fallback.args
index 31e5fcf552..08ae3d091c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-fallback.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-fallback.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-kvmclock.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-kvmclock.args
index c1e39961e9..9a0cb283cb 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-kvmclock.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-kvmclock.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model-cmt.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model-cmt.args
index 8767278d11..8930765954 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model-cmt.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model-cmt.args
@@ -22,6 +22,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model-fallback.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model-fallback.args
index 2bf66c596d..c561147ba2 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model-fallback.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model-fallback.args
@@ -22,6 +22,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model-vendor.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model-vendor.args
index 0cc58a31fb..359857d397 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model-vendor.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model-vendor.args
@@ -22,6 +22,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model.args
index d312348e98..0d192d3079 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-model.args
@@ -22,6 +22,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-passthrough-features.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-passthrough-features.args
index 7fe6ebe937..65248988e6 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-passthrough-features.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-passthrough-features.args
@@ -21,8 +21,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-passthrough.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-passthrough.args
index 8762a8ffcc..df946124e6 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-passthrough.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-host-passthrough.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-hotplug-startup.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-hotplug-startup.args
index 9f7f092daf..9ccad54921 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-hotplug-startup.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-hotplug-startup.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-kvmclock.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-kvmclock.args
index a597d4711d..d9fa0fea21 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-kvmclock.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-kvmclock.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-minimum1.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-minimum1.args
index 2f2b7205e5..553a06b96f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-minimum1.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-minimum1.args
@@ -22,6 +22,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-minimum2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-minimum2.args
index 89561d049e..f2b87b76e6 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-minimum2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-minimum2.args
@@ -22,6 +22,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa-disjoint.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa-disjoint.args
index a105171312..046c52da94 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa-disjoint.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa-disjoint.args
@@ -22,6 +22,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa-memshared.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa-memshared.args
index 696f274e36..7921b9fd08 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa-memshared.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa-memshared.args
@@ -28,6 +28,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa-no-memory-element.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa-no-memory-element.args
index 3e9c1c82ff..f2e790816f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa-no-memory-element.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa-no-memory-element.args
@@ -22,6 +22,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa1.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa1.args
index 3e9c1c82ff..f2e790816f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa1.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa1.args
@@ -22,6 +22,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa2.args
index 3e9c1c82ff..f2e790816f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-numa2.args
@@ -22,6 +22,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-s390-features.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-s390-features.args
index a4e3a4027f..1cb81ccb19 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-s390-features.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-s390-features.args
@@ -19,5 +19,4 @@ QEMU_AUDIO_DRV=none \
 server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
--no-shutdown \
--boot c
+-no-shutdown
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-s390-zEC12.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-s390-zEC12.args
index 1a0c509547..aa540bda45 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-s390-zEC12.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-s390-zEC12.args
@@ -19,5 +19,4 @@ QEMU_AUDIO_DRV=none \
 server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
--no-shutdown \
--boot c
+-no-shutdown
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-strict1.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-strict1.args
index 41b8953e51..23205a037c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-strict1.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-strict1.args
@@ -22,6 +22,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-topology1.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-topology1.args
index fc45bf03ca..437d996439 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-topology1.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-topology1.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-topology2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-topology2.args
index d16015aa85..12c77c657e 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-topology2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-topology2.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-topology3.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-topology3.args
index fc45bf03ca..437d996439 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-topology3.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-topology3.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-tsc-frequency.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-tsc-frequency.args
index 7824dea96f..b51c200900 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-tsc-frequency.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cpu-tsc-frequency.args
@@ -23,6 +23,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cputune-numatune.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cputune-numatune.args
index 466285cc97..c094f9b88b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cputune-numatune.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cputune-numatune.args
@@ -22,5 +22,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cputune-zero-shares.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cputune-zero-shares.args
index 6cfa91c45f..bd7a506256 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cputune-zero-shares.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cputune-zero-shares.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cputune.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cputune.args
index 6cfa91c45f..bd7a506256 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cputune.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/cputune.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/debug-threads.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/debug-threads.args
index 0eb02d0b1f..e01dda1e40 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/debug-threads.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/debug-threads.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/default-kvm-host-arch.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/default-kvm-host-arch.args
index 6f7cf2d0e5..b2bc62fb0a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/default-kvm-host-arch.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/default-kvm-host-arch.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/default-qemu-host-arch.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/default-qemu-host-arch.args
index e94ebb7590..8bb164dd3b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/default-qemu-host-arch.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/default-qemu-host-arch.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-aio.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-aio.args
index c06c7092d7..d256b1fecc 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-aio.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-aio.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0,\
 cache=none,aio=native \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,\
 media=cdrom,readonly=on,aio=threads \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-blockio.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-blockio.args
index 53f6c78473..a0522e8ccf 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-blockio.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-blockio.args
@@ -20,12 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-1,\
 readonly=on \
 -device ide-cd,bus=ide.0,unit=1,drive=drive-ide0-0-1,id=ide0-0-1 \
 -drive file=/tmp/idedisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-2 \
--device ide-hd,bus=ide.0,unit=2,drive=drive-ide0-0-2,id=ide0-0-2,\
+-device ide-hd,bus=ide.0,unit=2,drive=drive-ide0-0-2,id=ide0-0-2,bootindex=1,\
 logical_block_size=512,physical_block_size=512 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-boot-cdrom.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-boot-cdrom.args
index 30469446a0..92e0fcd03c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-boot-cdrom.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-boot-cdrom.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot d \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,\
 media=cdrom,readonly=on \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-boot-disk.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-boot-disk.args
index 8579c63647..853acfd44c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-boot-disk.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-boot-disk.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,\
 media=cdrom,readonly=on \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cache.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cache.args
index 1a692fc533..a136201ffd 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cache.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cache.args
@@ -20,12 +20,12 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device lsi,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0,\
 cache=writeback \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-1,\
 cache=unsafe \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=1,drive=drive-ide0-0-1,id=ide0-0-1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cdrom-network.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cdrom-network.args
index 6dee39e3fd..2b5186d12c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cdrom-network.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cdrom-network.args
@@ -19,11 +19,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot d \
 -usb \
 -drive file=ftp://host.name:21/url/path/file.iso,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-0,media=cdrom,readonly=on \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=ftps://host.name:990/url/path/file.iso,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-1,media=cdrom,readonly=on \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=1,drive=drive-ide0-0-1,id=ide0-0-1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cdrom-tray.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cdrom-tray.args
index 16e23d9763..15bbeb4a60 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cdrom-tray.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cdrom-tray.args
@@ -20,15 +20,16 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot order=dc,menu=on \
+-boot menu=on \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/f14.img,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=2 \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/Fedora-14-x86_64-Live-KDE.iso,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,readonly=on \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-1,media=cdrom,readonly=on \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=1,drive=drive-ide0-1-1,id=ide0-1-1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cdrom.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cdrom.args
index 2bef3bd71e..6f78a314a9 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cdrom.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-cdrom.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/root/boot.iso,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,\
 readonly=on \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-copy_on_read.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-copy_on_read.args
index f047301403..1af7725579 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-copy_on_read.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-copy_on_read.args
@@ -20,16 +20,17 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot order=dc,menu=on \
+-boot menu=on \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x6 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/f14.img,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0,copy-on-read=on \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,scsi=off,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=2 \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/Fedora-14-x86_64-Live-KDE.iso,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,readonly=on \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,tx=bh,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:e5:48:58,\
 bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-detect-zeroes.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-detect-zeroes.args
index 76a68cf304..72e28c18d9 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-detect-zeroes.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-detect-zeroes.args
@@ -20,13 +20,14 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot order=dc,menu=on \
+-boot menu=on \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/f14.img,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0,discard=unmap,detect-zeroes=unmap \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=2 \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/Fedora-14-x86_64-Live-KDE.iso,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,readonly=on,discard=ignore,detect-zeroes=on \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-discard.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-discard.args
index edf75934af..8e1422b50f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-discard.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-discard.args
@@ -20,13 +20,14 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot order=dc,menu=on \
+-boot menu=on \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/f14.img,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0,discard=unmap \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=2 \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/Fedora-14-x86_64-Live-KDE.iso,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,readonly=on,discard=ignore \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-error-policy.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-error-policy.args
index 9d510015f6..c4e1d9a68b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-error-policy.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-error-policy.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0,\
 werror=stop,rerror=stop,cache=none \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-1,\
 werror=enospc,cache=none \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=1,drive=drive-ide0-0-1,id=ide0-0-1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-floppy-tray.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-floppy-tray.args
index a3c6881e98..d50a01871d 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-floppy-tray.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-floppy-tray.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/fd0,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-fdc0-0-0 \
 -global isa-fdc.driveA=drive-fdc0-0-0 \
 -drive if=none,id=drive-fdc0-0-1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-floppy.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-floppy.args
index c474e8a0cc..3c3177c510 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-floppy.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-floppy.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/fd0,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-fdc0-0-0 \
 -global isa-fdc.driveA=drive-fdc0-0-0 \
 -drive file=/tmp/firmware.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-fdc0-0-1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-fmt-qcow.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-fmt-qcow.args
index cd0b130b3c..c627d284ee 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-fmt-qcow.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-fmt-qcow.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,\
 media=cdrom,readonly=on \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-geometry.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-geometry.args
index f3e35b5f9e..be864f15b1 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-geometry.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-geometry.args
@@ -20,9 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,cyls=16383,\
-heads=16,secs=63,bios-chs-trans=lba \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1,cyls=16383,heads=16,secs=63,bios-chs-trans=lba \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-hostdev-scsi-virtio-iscsi-auth-AES.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-hostdev-scsi-virtio-iscsi-auth-AES.args
index e0e8d3a63d..317e3aec9a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-hostdev-scsi-virtio-iscsi-auth-AES.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-hostdev-scsi-virtio-iscsi-auth-AES.args
@@ -22,7 +22,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -object secret,id=virtio-disk0-secret0,\
@@ -33,7 +32,7 @@ file.target=iqn.1992-01.com.example:storage,file.lun=1,file.transport=tcp,\
 file.user=myname,file.password-secret=virtio-disk0-secret0,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -object secret,id=hostdev0-secret0,\
 data=9eao5F8qtkGt+seB1HYivWIxbtwUu6MQtg1zpj/oDtUsPr1q8wBYM91uEHCn6j/1,\
 keyid=masterKey0,iv=AAECAwQFBgcICQoLDA0ODw==,format=base64 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-ide-split.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-ide-split.args
index aa29176736..b236322625 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-ide-split.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-ide-split.args
@@ -20,11 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-1,\
 readonly=on \
 -device ide-cd,bus=ide.0,unit=1,drive=drive-ide0-0-1,id=ide0-0-1 \
 -drive file=/tmp/idedisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-2 \
--device ide-hd,bus=ide.0,unit=2,drive=drive-ide0-0-2,id=ide0-0-2 \
+-device ide-hd,bus=ide.0,unit=2,drive=drive-ide0-0-2,id=ide0-0-2,bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-ide-wwn.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-ide-wwn.args
index a0e3f06b68..b56febb613 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-ide-wwn.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-ide-wwn.args
@@ -20,9 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-1 \
--device ide-hd,bus=ide.0,unit=1,drive=drive-ide0-0-1,id=ide0-0-1,\
+-device ide-hd,bus=ide.0,unit=1,drive=drive-ide0-0-1,id=ide0-0-1,bootindex=1,\
 wwn=0x5000c50015ea71ad,serial=WD-WMAP9A966149 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-ioeventfd.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-ioeventfd.args
index afa770ac58..d51b972a5f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-ioeventfd.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-ioeventfd.args
@@ -20,16 +20,17 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot order=dc,menu=on \
+-boot menu=on \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x6 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/f14.img,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,ioeventfd=on,scsi=off,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,\
-drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0 \
+drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=2 \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/Fedora-14-x86_64-Live-KDE.iso,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,readonly=on \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,tx=bh,ioeventfd=off,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,\
 mac=52:54:00:e5:48:58,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-iscsi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-iscsi.args
index 796048418e..036f2b47ac 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-iscsi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-iscsi.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/disk/by-path/ip-192.168.44.1:\
 3260-iscsi-iqn.2011-02.lan.hdserver:hydrar-desktop.win7vm-lun-0,format=raw,\
 if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-gluster.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-gluster.args
index 09638cf31a..1538df9068 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-gluster.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-gluster.args
@@ -20,12 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=gluster://example.org:6000/Volume1/Image,file.debug=4,format=raw,\
 if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -drive 'file=gluster+unix:///Volume2/Image?socket=/path/to/sock,file.debug=4,\
 format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk1' \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk1,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-iscsi-modern.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-iscsi-modern.args
index a06b63a940..fc77d34931 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-iscsi-modern.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-iscsi-modern.args
@@ -20,14 +20,13 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file.driver=iscsi,file.portal=example.org:6000,\
 file.target=iqn.1992-01.com.example,file.lun=0,file.transport=tcp,format=raw,\
 if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -drive file.driver=iscsi,file.portal=example.org:6000,\
 file.target=iqn.1992-01.com.example,file.lun=1,file.transport=tcp,format=raw,\
 if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-iscsi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-iscsi.args
index f68296586d..3cd3b5e03e 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-iscsi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-iscsi.args
@@ -20,13 +20,12 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=iscsi://example.org:6000/iqn.1992-01.com.example/0,format=raw,\
 if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=iscsi://example.org:6000/iqn.1992-01.com.example/1,format=raw,\
 if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk1 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x5,drive=drive-virtio-disk1,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-nbd.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-nbd.args
index 8f10e78e0c..4abff25a0e 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-nbd.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-nbd.args
@@ -20,11 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=nbd:example.org:6000,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=nbd:example.org:6000:exportname=bar,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk1 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk1,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-sheepdog.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-sheepdog.args
index 3eaa8023d9..0a848147a5 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-sheepdog.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-sheepdog.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMU,,Guest,,,,1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=sheepdog:example.org:6000:image,,with,,commas,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-source-auth.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-source-auth.args
index 285a778b7a..338d37d791 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-source-auth.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-source-auth.args
@@ -20,13 +20,12 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=iscsi://myname:AQCVn5hO6HzFAhAAq0NCv8jtJcIcE+HOBlMQ1A example org:\
 6000/iqn.1992-01.com.example%3Astorage/1,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -drive 'file=rbd:pool/image:id=myname:\
 key=QVFDVm41aE82SHpGQWhBQXEwTkN2OGp0SmNJY0UrSE9CbE1RMUE=:\
 auth_supported=cephx\;none:mon_host=mon1.example.org\:6321\;mon2.example.org\:\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-tlsx509.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-tlsx509.args
index b5e73064c0..2239d1ecca 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-tlsx509.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-tlsx509.args
@@ -21,7 +21,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -object tls-creds-x509,id=objvirtio-disk0_tls0,dir=/etc/pki/libvirt-vxhs/dummy,\
 ,path,endpoint=client,verify-peer=yes \
@@ -30,7 +29,7 @@ file.vdisk-id=eb90327c-8302-4725-9e1b-4e85ed4dc251,\
 file.server.host=192.168.0.1,file.server.port=9999,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0,cache=none \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0,serial=eb90327c-8302-4725-9e1b-4e85ed4dc251 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1,serial=eb90327c-8302-4725-9e1b-4e85ed4dc251 \
 -object tls-creds-x509,id=objvirtio-disk1_tls0,dir=/etc/pki/libvirt-vxhs/dummy,\
 ,path,endpoint=client,verify-peer=yes \
 -drive file.driver=vxhs,file.tls-creds=objvirtio-disk1_tls0,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-vxhs.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-vxhs.args
index fad4dfd942..989c60a74e 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-vxhs.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-network-vxhs.args
@@ -21,10 +21,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file.driver=vxhs,file.vdisk-id=eb90327c-8302-4725-9e1b-4e85ed4dc251,\
 file.server.host=192.168.0.1,file.server.port=9999,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0,cache=none \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0,serial=eb90327c-8302-4725-9e1b-4e85ed4dc251
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1,serial=eb90327c-8302-4725-9e1b-4e85ed4dc251
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-order.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-order.args
index 46e4aa459b..4a811ed87a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-order.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-order.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,\
 media=cdrom,readonly=on \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-readonly-disk.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-readonly-disk.args
index 399a929f0b..dcc3c01b0e 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-readonly-disk.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-readonly-disk.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/sr0,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,\
 readonly=on \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-sata-device.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-sata-device.args
index 1f7eda52be..5d99b16ac1 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-sata-device.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-sata-device.args
@@ -20,9 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device ahci,id=sata0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-sata0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=sata0.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=sata0.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-device-auto.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-device-auto.args
index e34134ff38..c28a7b87be 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-device-auto.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-device-auto.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device lsi,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/tmp/scsidisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,scsi-id=0,drive=drive-scsi0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-device.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-device.args
index e34134ff38..c28a7b87be 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-device.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-device.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device lsi,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/tmp/scsidisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,scsi-id=0,drive=drive-scsi0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-disk-split.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-disk-split.args
index 10e23ad638..01dc055bb1 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-disk-split.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-disk-split.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device lsi,id=scsi1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4 \
 -device lsi,id=scsi2,bus=pci.0,addr=0x5 \
@@ -36,7 +35,7 @@ readonly=on \
 id=scsi0-0-0-0 \
 -drive file=/tmp/scsidisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-0-1 \
 -device scsi-hd,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=0,lun=1,drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-1,\
-id=scsi0-0-0-1 \
+id=scsi0-0-0-1,bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/tmp/scsidisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-1-1 \
 -device scsi-hd,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=1,lun=1,drive=drive-scsi0-0-1-1,\
 id=scsi0-0-1-1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-disk-vpd.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-disk-vpd.args
index ada64eff21..e183ca7771 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-disk-vpd.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-disk-vpd.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device lsi,id=scsi1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4 \
 -usb \
@@ -31,5 +30,5 @@ id=scsi0-0-0-0,vendor=SEAGATE,product=ST3146707LC \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi1-0-0,\
 readonly=on \
 -device 'scsi-hd,bus=scsi1.0,scsi-id=0,drive=drive-scsi1-0-0,id=scsi1-0-0,\
-vendor=SEA GATE,product=ST67 807GD' \
+bootindex=1,vendor=SEA GATE,product=ST67 807GD' \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x5
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-disk-wwn.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-disk-wwn.args
index 6407fd002d..b6abcc4e86 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-disk-wwn.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-disk-wwn.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device lsi,id=scsi1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4 \
 -usb \
@@ -30,5 +29,5 @@ readonly=on \
 id=scsi0-0-1-0,wwn=0x5000c50015ea71ac,serial=WD-WMAP9A966149 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-0-0 \
 -device scsi-hd,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=0,lun=0,drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,\
-id=scsi0-0-0-0,wwn=0x5000c50015ea71ad \
+id=scsi0-0-0-0,bootindex=1,wwn=0x5000c50015ea71ad \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x5
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-lun-passthrough.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-lun-passthrough.args
index d1c1ce7bbe..a7cecd926e 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-lun-passthrough.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-lun-passthrough.args
@@ -20,13 +20,12 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device lsi,id=scsi1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-0-0 \
 -device scsi-block,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=0,lun=0,\
-drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0 \
+drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-1-1 \
 -device scsi-block,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=1,lun=1,\
 drive=drive-scsi0-0-1-1,id=scsi0-0-1-1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-megasas.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-megasas.args
index 41499b3bab..e2d580827f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-megasas.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-megasas.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device megasas,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/tmp/scsidisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-4-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=4,lun=0,\
 drive=drive-scsi0-0-4-0,id=scsi0-0-4-0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-mptsas1068.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-mptsas1068.args
index 8f5f6c73bb..0ceddb4d46 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-mptsas1068.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-mptsas1068.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device mptsas1068,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/tmp/scsidisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-4-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=4,lun=0,\
 drive=drive-scsi0-0-4-0,id=scsi0-0-4-0,wwn=0x5000c50015ea71ac \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-virtio-scsi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-virtio-scsi.args
index abda4a579e..60760831ab 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-virtio-scsi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-virtio-scsi.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/tmp/scsidisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-4-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=4,lun=0,\
 drive=drive-scsi0-0-4-0,id=scsi0-0-4-0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-vscsi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-vscsi.args
index ff8f8618c8..b733f0ebf3 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-vscsi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-scsi-vscsi.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device spapr-vscsi,id=scsi0,reg=0x2000 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/tmp/scsidisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-3-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=3,lun=0,\
 drive=drive-scsi0-0-3-0,id=scsi0-0-3-0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-serial.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-serial.args
index 5892f64c29..834cffab13 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-serial.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-serial.args
@@ -20,11 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-1 \
 -device 'ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=1,drive=drive-ide0-0-1,id=ide0-0-1,\
-serial=\ \ WD-WMAP9A966149' \
+bootindex=1,serial=\ \ WD-WMAP9A966149' \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/AllSerialChars,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-2 \
 -device 'ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=2,drive=drive-ide0-0-2,id=ide0-0-2,\
 serial=abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0123456789-_\ .+' \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-shared-locking.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-shared-locking.args
index fe0c9fb53b..9ced336ec4 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-shared-locking.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-shared-locking.args
@@ -20,12 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/ide,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0,cache=none \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,share-rw=on,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,\
-id=ide0-0-0 \
+id=ide0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/scsi,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,cache=none \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=0,lun=0,share-rw=on,\
 drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-shared.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-shared.args
index 032e86e291..550708c3b3 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-shared.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-shared.args
@@ -20,12 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0,\
 cache=none \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
-serial=XYZXYZXYZYXXYZYZYXYZY \
+bootindex=1,serial=XYZXYZXYZYXXYZYZYXYZY \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,\
 media=cdrom,readonly=on \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-snapshot.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-snapshot.args
index 13b2fe37b6..4ea0603c7c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-snapshot.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-snapshot.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0,\
 cache=none \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest3,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-ide0-2-0,\
 cache=none \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.2,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-2-0,id=ide0-2-0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-source-pool-mode.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-source-pool-mode.args
index 5bc9739d12..e8d9aacd77 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-source-pool-mode.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-source-pool-mode.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/some/block/device/unit:0:0:1,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-1,\
 media=cdrom,readonly=on \
@@ -29,7 +28,8 @@ media=cdrom,readonly=on \
 id=drive-ide0-0-2,media=cdrom,readonly=on \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=2,drive=drive-ide0-0-2,id=ide0-0-2 \
 -drive file=/tmp/idedisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-3 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=3,drive=drive-ide0-0-3,id=ide0-0-3 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=3,drive=drive-ide0-0-3,id=ide0-0-3,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=iscsi://iscsi.example.com:3260/demo-target/3,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-4,media=cdrom,readonly=on \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=4,drive=drive-ide0-0-4,id=ide0-0-4 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-source-pool.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-source-pool.args
index 63e9bbebcb..49dc853bcd 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-source-pool.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-source-pool.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/some/block/device/cdrom,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-1,media=cdrom,\
 readonly=on \
@@ -28,5 +27,6 @@ readonly=on \
 -drive if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,readonly=on \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
 -drive file=/tmp/idedisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-2 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=2,drive=drive-ide0-0-2,id=ide0-0-2 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=2,drive=drive-ide0-0-2,id=ide0-0-2,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-usb-device-removable.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-usb-device-removable.args
index 3662e660a6..9ead12b770 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-usb-device-removable.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-usb-device-removable.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/tmp/usbdisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-usb-disk0 \
 -device usb-storage,bus=usb.0,port=1,drive=drive-usb-disk0,id=usb-disk0,\
 removable=on \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-usb-device.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-usb-device.args
index 7df70ba8c5..2460426d08 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-usb-device.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-usb-device.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/tmp/usbdisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-usb-disk0 \
 -device usb-storage,bus=usb.0,port=1,drive=drive-usb-disk0,id=usb-disk0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-ccw-many.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-ccw-many.args
index 1b22efd028..9c5808e1e8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-ccw-many.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-ccw-many.args
@@ -19,9 +19,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
--device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=0.0.0007,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0 \
+-device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=0.0.0007,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest4,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk1 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk1,\
 id=virtio-disk1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-ccw.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-ccw.args
index 1a6fa18adb..ef3e1aa946 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-ccw.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-ccw.args
@@ -19,10 +19,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk1 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=0.0.0007,drive=drive-virtio-disk1,id=virtio-disk1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-ccw,id=balloon0,devno=fe.0.000a
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-queues.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-queues.args
index d9728b5bed..d79cb73b16 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-queues.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-queues.args
@@ -20,8 +20,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/tmp/data.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,num-queues=4,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3,\
-drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0
+drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-s390.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-s390.args
index 4d2120564f..67844e788a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-s390.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-s390.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
--device virtio-blk-s390,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0
+-device virtio-blk-s390,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-ccw.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-ccw.args
index 7690c10125..66d3cbf47a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-ccw.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-ccw.args
@@ -19,11 +19,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-ccw,id=scsi0,devno=fe.0.0001 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-4-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=4,lun=0,\
 drive=drive-scsi0-0-4-0,id=scsi0-0-4-0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-cmd_per_lun.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-cmd_per_lun.args
index 1c57c31b3e..d8318b4c29 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-cmd_per_lun.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-cmd_per_lun.args
@@ -20,10 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,cmd_per_lun=50,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-0-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=0,lun=0,\
-drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0 \
+drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-ioeventfd.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-ioeventfd.args
index c740da5b42..aa7652aa9b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-ioeventfd.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-ioeventfd.args
@@ -20,10 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,ioeventfd=on,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-0-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=0,lun=0,\
-drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0 \
+drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-max_sectors.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-max_sectors.args
index 101efb3e1b..071ae542f4 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-max_sectors.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-max_sectors.args
@@ -20,10 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,max_sectors=512,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-0-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=0,lun=0,\
-drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0 \
+drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-num_queues.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-num_queues.args
index 9ef0982f19..b0db76e09b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-num_queues.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio-scsi-num_queues.args
@@ -20,10 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,num_queues=8,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-0-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=0,lun=0,\
-drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0 \
+drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio.args
index ad56d032a2..66804a2025 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/disk-virtio.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,\
 media=cdrom,readonly=on \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/encrypted-disk-usage.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/encrypted-disk-usage.args
index 32307cea71..2fd51072d8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/encrypted-disk-usage.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/encrypted-disk-usage.args
@@ -22,7 +22,6 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-encryptdisk/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -object secret,id=virtio-disk0-luks-secret0,\
 data=9eao5F8qtkGt+seB1HYivWIxbtwUu6MQtg1zpj/oDtUsPr1q8wBYM91uEHCn6j/1,\
@@ -31,5 +30,5 @@ keyid=masterKey0,iv=AAECAwQFBgcICQoLDA0ODw==,format=base64 \
 encrypt.key-secret=virtio-disk0-luks-secret0,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/encrypted-disk.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/encrypted-disk.args
index 32307cea71..2fd51072d8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/encrypted-disk.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/encrypted-disk.args
@@ -22,7 +22,6 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-encryptdisk/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -object secret,id=virtio-disk0-luks-secret0,\
 data=9eao5F8qtkGt+seB1HYivWIxbtwUu6MQtg1zpj/oDtUsPr1q8wBYM91uEHCn6j/1,\
@@ -31,5 +30,5 @@ keyid=masterKey0,iv=AAECAwQFBgcICQoLDA0ODw==,format=base64 \
 encrypt.key-secret=virtio-disk0-luks-secret0,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/eoi-disabled.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/eoi-disabled.args
index d1aa8fe1bf..7bd9024522 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/eoi-disabled.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/eoi-disabled.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/eoi-enabled.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/eoi-enabled.args
index 5fac187ffe..a929dbd996 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/eoi-enabled.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/eoi-enabled.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/event_idx.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/event_idx.args
index b9ea61bcf5..12ce551014 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/event_idx.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/event_idx.args
@@ -20,16 +20,17 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot order=dc,menu=on \
+-boot menu=on \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x6 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/f14.img,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,event_idx=on,scsi=off,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,\
-drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0 \
+drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=2 \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/Fedora-14-x86_64-Live-KDE.iso,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,readonly=on \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,event_idx=off,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,\
 mac=52:54:00:e5:48:58,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fd-memory-no-numa-topology.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fd-memory-no-numa-topology.args
index bd88daaa3b..0e0d0830e8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fd-memory-no-numa-topology.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fd-memory-no-numa-topology.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-instance-00000092/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fd-memory-numa-topology.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fd-memory-numa-topology.args
index 30d578887b..995d3e2003 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fd-memory-numa-topology.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fd-memory-numa-topology.args
@@ -25,6 +25,5 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-instance-00000092/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fd-memory-numa-topology2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fd-memory-numa-topology2.args
index 536b39b89b..891f1747b6 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fd-memory-numa-topology2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fd-memory-numa-topology2.args
@@ -29,6 +29,5 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-instance-00000092/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fd-memory-numa-topology3.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fd-memory-numa-topology3.args
index 1088a44044..a1b0692d25 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fd-memory-numa-topology3.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fd-memory-numa-topology3.args
@@ -33,6 +33,5 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-instance-00000092/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fips-enabled.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fips-enabled.args
index 5aadb666f9..ae46e99825 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fips-enabled.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fips-enabled.args
@@ -21,8 +21,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/floppy-drive-fat.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/floppy-drive-fat.args
index 69951705cc..52a7592e4e 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/floppy-drive-fat.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/floppy-drive-fat.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot a \
 -usb \
 -drive file=fat:floppy:/var/somefiles,if=none,id=drive-fdc0-0-0,readonly=on \
 -global isa-fdc.driveA=drive-fdc0-0-0 \
+-global isa-fdc.bootindexA=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fs9p-ccw.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fs9p-ccw.args
index 8d9ddd5523..81bb14442d 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fs9p-ccw.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fs9p-ccw.args
@@ -19,10 +19,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -fsdev local,security_model=passthrough,id=fsdev-fs0,path=/export/to/guest \
 -device virtio-9p-ccw,id=fs0,fsdev=fsdev-fs0,mount_tag=/import/from/host,\
 devno=fe.0.0001 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fs9p.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fs9p.args
index d601377afa..0067225647 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fs9p.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/fs9p.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -fsdev local,security_model=passthrough,id=fsdev-fs0,path=/export/to/guest \
 -device virtio-9p-pci,id=fs0,fsdev=fsdev-fs0,mount_tag=/import/from/host,\
 bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-egl-headless.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-egl-headless.args
index fdf540ddfc..6428dbb121 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-egl-headless.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-egl-headless.args
@@ -18,9 +18,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -display egl-headless \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-sdl-fullscreen.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-sdl-fullscreen.args
index 0741baa039..f21e8bb88a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-sdl-fullscreen.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-sdl-fullscreen.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -full-screen \
 -display sdl \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-sdl.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-sdl.args
index 2553679738..718c1bdbb0 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-sdl.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-sdl.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -display sdl \
 -vga std
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-agent-file-xfer.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-agent-file-xfer.args
index c4c1d6cfea..7c428bd70b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-agent-file-xfer.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-agent-file-xfer.args
@@ -19,10 +19,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -spice port=5903,tls-port=5904,addr=127.0.0.1,x509-dir=/etc/pki/libvirt-spice,\
 tls-channel=main,plaintext-channel=inputs,disable-agent-file-xfer \
 -vga qxl \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-agentmouse.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-agentmouse.args
index e13432036a..4011133ca1 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-agentmouse.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-agentmouse.args
@@ -19,11 +19,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial1,bus=pci.0,addr=0xa \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev spicevmc,id=charchannel0,name=vdagent \
 -device virtserialport,bus=virtio-serial1.0,nr=3,chardev=charchannel0,\
 id=channel0,name=com.redhat.spice.0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-auto-socket-cfg.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-auto-socket-cfg.args
index 12275a87ed..a184bd4a6c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-auto-socket-cfg.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-auto-socket-cfg.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -spice unix,addr=/tmp/lib/domain--1-QEMUGuest1/spice.sock \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-auto-socket.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-auto-socket.args
index 12275a87ed..a184bd4a6c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-auto-socket.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-auto-socket.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -spice unix,addr=/tmp/lib/domain--1-QEMUGuest1/spice.sock \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-compression.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-compression.args
index 7bb482b72c..c3d0318695 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-compression.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-compression.args
@@ -19,10 +19,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -spice port=5903,tls-port=5904,addr=127.0.0.1,x509-dir=/etc/pki/libvirt-spice,\
 image-compression=auto_glz,jpeg-wan-compression=auto,\
 zlib-glz-wan-compression=auto,playback-compression=on,streaming-video=filter \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-egl-headless.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-egl-headless.args
index 4886ee05f6..60eba443f2 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-egl-headless.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-egl-headless.args
@@ -19,10 +19,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -spice port=5903,addr=127.0.0.1 \
 -display egl-headless \
 -vga qxl \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-no-args.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-no-args.args
index 0fcfae8a83..e5390c1d4d 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-no-args.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-no-args.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -spice port=0 \
 -vga cirrus \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-qxl-vga.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-qxl-vga.args
index 77ca81952d..250283dba7 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-qxl-vga.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-qxl-vga.args
@@ -19,10 +19,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -spice port=5903,tls-port=5904,addr=127.0.0.1,x509-dir=/etc/pki/libvirt-spice,\
 tls-channel=main,plaintext-channel=inputs \
 -vga qxl \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-sasl.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-sasl.args
index 0fb119f3fd..eb6fd82563 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-sasl.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-sasl.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -spice port=5903,tls-port=5904,addr=127.0.0.1,sasl,\
 x509-dir=/etc/pki/libvirt-spice,tls-channel=default \
 -vga qxl \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-socket.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-socket.args
index 78c6c11f9b..053dbe7ce1 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-socket.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-socket.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -spice unix,addr=/tmp/spice.sock \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-timeout.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-timeout.args
index efacdf1e65..6d62584892 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-timeout.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-timeout.args
@@ -20,16 +20,17 @@ nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot order=dc,menu=on \
+-boot menu=on \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x6 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/f14.img,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=2 \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/Fedora-14-x86_64-Live-KDE.iso,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-1-0,media=cdrom,readonly=on \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-1-0,id=ide0-1-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev tap,fd=3,id=hostnet0 \
 -device rtl8139,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:71:70:89,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x7 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-usb-redir.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-usb-redir.args
index 705a5d8084..162a3d9b9f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-usb-redir.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice-usb-redir.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device ich9-usb-ehci1,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4.0x7 \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci1,masterbus=usb.0,firstport=0,bus=pci.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x4 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice.args
index da7c7c2252..50fa4c2504 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-spice.args
@@ -19,10 +19,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -spice port=5903,tls-port=5904,addr=127.0.0.1,x509-dir=/etc/pki/libvirt-spice,\
 tls-channel=default,tls-channel=main,plaintext-channel=inputs,\
 image-compression=auto_glz,jpeg-wan-compression=auto,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-auto-socket-cfg.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-auto-socket-cfg.args
index b5cc3d8f2b..87f80d428a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-auto-socket-cfg.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-auto-socket-cfg.args
@@ -19,9 +19,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -vnc unix:/tmp/lib/domain--1-QEMUGuest1/vnc.sock \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-auto-socket.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-auto-socket.args
index 1110353098..440884dfed 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-auto-socket.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-auto-socket.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -vnc unix:/tmp/lib/domain--1-QEMUGuest1/vnc.sock \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-egl-headless.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-egl-headless.args
index 2d2b3cf0fb..bb615da859 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-egl-headless.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-egl-headless.args
@@ -19,10 +19,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -vnc '[2001:1:2:3:4:5:1234:1234]:3' \
 -display egl-headless \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-no-listen-attr.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-no-listen-attr.args
index 64effc42f9..7dd2865305 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-no-listen-attr.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-no-listen-attr.args
@@ -19,9 +19,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -vnc '[2001:1:2:3:4:5:1234:1234]:3' \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-none.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-none.args
index db1e74dab5..7234d8588f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-none.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-none.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -vnc none \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-policy.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-policy.args
index 98a129222d..96bfca2315 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-policy.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-policy.args
@@ -19,9 +19,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -vnc '[::]:59630,share=allow-exclusive' \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-remove-generated-socket.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-remove-generated-socket.args
index e7a527ccdb..1e2230af0d 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-remove-generated-socket.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-remove-generated-socket.args
@@ -19,9 +19,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -vnc 127.0.0.1:0 \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-sasl.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-sasl.args
index 11c4fa43f8..302bc5c636 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-sasl.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-sasl.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -vnc 127.0.0.1:3,sasl \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-socket-new-cmdline.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-socket-new-cmdline.args
index b31572a30d..fc4c1731a1 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-socket-new-cmdline.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-socket-new-cmdline.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -vnc vnc=unix:/tmp/foo=bar.sock \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-socket.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-socket.args
index ac9ced06c2..04f2621799 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-socket.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-socket.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -vnc unix:/tmp/vnc.sock \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-tls.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-tls.args
index 3668fa889d..bb7e34d278 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-tls.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-tls.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -vnc 127.0.0.1:3,tls,x509verify=/etc/pki/libvirt-vnc,sasl \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-websocket.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-websocket.args
index 82461ffecf..edb9f80cf6 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-websocket.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc-websocket.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -vnc 127.0.0.1:0,websocket=5700 \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc.args
index 64effc42f9..7dd2865305 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/graphics-vnc.args
@@ -19,9 +19,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -vnc '[2001:1:2:3:4:5:1234:1234]:3' \
 -vga cirrus
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-mdev-precreated.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-mdev-precreated.args
index d523d69406..d4090e7457 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-mdev-precreated.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-mdev-precreated.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device vfio-pci,id=hostdev0,\
 sysfsdev=/sys/bus/mdev/devices/53764d0e-85a0-42b4-af5c-2046b460b1dc,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-pci-address-device.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-pci-address-device.args
index cc04f13cd2..149826d4c9 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-pci-address-device.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-pci-address-device.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device pci-assign,host=06:12.5,id=hostdev0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-pci-address.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-pci-address.args
index 3aa5b65752..4060480e0b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-pci-address.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-pci-address.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device pci-assign,host=06:12.5,id=hostdev0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-lsi-iscsi-auth.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-lsi-iscsi-auth.args
index 9054f43d6e..9b1610376d 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-lsi-iscsi-auth.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-lsi-iscsi-auth.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device lsi,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=iscsi://myname:AQCVn5hO6HzFAhAAq0NCv8jtJcIcE+HOBlMQ1A example org:\
 3260/iqn.1992-01.com.example%3Astorage/1,if=none,format=raw,id=drive-hostdev0 \
 -device scsi-generic,bus=scsi0.0,scsi-id=4,drive=drive-hostdev0,id=hostdev0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-lsi-iscsi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-lsi-iscsi.args
index 7b46c619fa..8576041150 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-lsi-iscsi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-lsi-iscsi.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device lsi,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=iscsi://example.org:3260/iqn.1992-01.com.example/0,if=none,\
 format=raw,id=drive-hostdev0 \
 -device scsi-generic,bus=scsi0.0,scsi-id=4,drive=drive-hostdev0,id=hostdev0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-lsi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-lsi.args
index ffb4cc1eaa..d05e2a8bf8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-lsi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-lsi.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device lsi,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/sg0,if=none,id=drive-hostdev0 \
 -device scsi-generic,bus=scsi0.0,scsi-id=7,drive=drive-hostdev0,id=hostdev0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-readonly.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-readonly.args
index 938ba3bf3f..c6336ca441 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-readonly.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-readonly.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/sg0,if=none,id=drive-hostdev0,readonly=on \
 -device scsi-generic,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=4,lun=8,\
 drive=drive-hostdev0,id=hostdev0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-vhost-scsi-ccw.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-vhost-scsi-ccw.args
index bc11bda56f..33527c74b0 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-vhost-scsi-ccw.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-vhost-scsi-ccw.args
@@ -19,11 +19,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-ccw,id=scsi0,devno=fe.0.0001 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -device vhost-scsi-ccw,wwpn=naa.5123456789abcde0,vhostfd=3,id=hostdev0,\
 devno=fe.0.0002 \
 -device virtio-balloon-ccw,id=balloon0,devno=fe.0.0003
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-vhost-scsi-pci.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-vhost-scsi-pci.args
index ae157b5a67..a3a63cf5e8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-vhost-scsi-pci.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-vhost-scsi-pci.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device vhost-scsi-pci,wwpn=naa.5123456789abcde0,vhostfd=3,id=hostdev0,\
 bus=pci.0,addr=0x5 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-vhost-scsi-pcie.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-vhost-scsi-pcie.args
index 57aa7ea20b..27b36f2d2c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-vhost-scsi-pcie.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-vhost-scsi-pcie.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device pcie-root-port,port=0x10,chassis=1,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,\
 multifunction=on,addr=0x2 \
 -device pcie-root-port,port=0x11,chassis=2,id=pci.2,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2.0x1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-virtio-iscsi-auth.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-virtio-iscsi-auth.args
index 1f75021427..c7b420bff9 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-virtio-iscsi-auth.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-virtio-iscsi-auth.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=iscsi://myname:AQCVn5hO6HzFAhAAq0NCv8jtJcIcE+HOBlMQ1A example org:\
 3260/iqn.1992-01.com.example%3Astorage/1,if=none,format=raw,id=drive-hostdev0 \
 -device scsi-generic,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=2,lun=4,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-virtio-iscsi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-virtio-iscsi.args
index 78562c51de..8e633a3170 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-virtio-iscsi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-virtio-iscsi.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=iscsi://example.org:3260/iqn.1992-01.com.example/0,if=none,\
 format=raw,id=drive-hostdev0 \
 -device scsi-generic,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=2,lun=4,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-virtio-scsi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-virtio-scsi.args
index 18543e24f1..4bf4ce7f82 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-virtio-scsi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-scsi-virtio-scsi.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/sg0,if=none,id=drive-hostdev0 \
 -device scsi-generic,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=4,lun=8,\
 drive=drive-hostdev0,id=hostdev0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-subsys-mdev-vfio-ccw.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-subsys-mdev-vfio-ccw.args
index 56ebf9adbb..1d157fbecf 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-subsys-mdev-vfio-ccw.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-subsys-mdev-vfio-ccw.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device vfio-ccw,id=hostdev0,\
 sysfsdev=/sys/bus/mdev/devices/90c6c135-ad44-41d0-b1b7-bae47de48627,\
 devno=fe.0.0000 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-usb-address-device.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-usb-address-device.args
index e33d512b14..1c8684aad8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-usb-address-device.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-usb-address-device.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device usb-host,hostbus=14,hostaddr=6,id=hostdev0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-usb-address.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-usb-address.args
index 2c06476d0e..bd78ad48d2 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-usb-address.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-usb-address.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device usb-host,hostbus=14,hostaddr=6,id=hostdev0,bus=usb.0,port=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-vfio-multidomain.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-vfio-multidomain.args
index def5893b6a..2e5afccc03 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-vfio-multidomain.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-vfio-multidomain.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device vfio-pci,host=55aa:20:0f.3,id=hostdev0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-vfio.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-vfio.args
index 77ecbcc543..1cadf610d4 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-vfio.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hostdev-vfio.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device vfio-pci,host=06:12.5,id=hostdev0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hotplug-base.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hotplug-base.args
index 0d04598e06..64cf3e68fd 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hotplug-base.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hotplug-base.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4 \
 -usb
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-memaccess.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-memaccess.args
index bc0ff88e66..da1aaf3183 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-memaccess.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-memaccess.args
@@ -40,8 +40,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-memaccess2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-memaccess2.args
index cb531deeb5..4e7a48bc34 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-memaccess2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-memaccess2.args
@@ -40,8 +40,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-numa.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-numa.args
index aa834f5511..8f59210e4b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-numa.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-numa.args
@@ -28,7 +28,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -no-shutdown \
 -global PIIX4_PM.disable_s3=1 \
 -global PIIX4_PM.disable_s4=1 \
--boot c \
 -device ich9-usb-ehci1,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x6.0x7 \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci1,masterbus=usb.0,firstport=0,bus=pci.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x6 \
@@ -38,7 +37,7 @@ addr=0x6 \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/fedora.qcow2,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x7,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -drive if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0,media=cdrom,readonly=on \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
 -chardev socket,id=charchannel0,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages.args
index b52cd581d5..aad8aa9f85 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages.args
@@ -36,8 +36,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages2.args
index 21105ef844..717df96f0f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages2.args
@@ -24,8 +24,8 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-SomeDummyHugepagesGu/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages3.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages3.args
index d55265cdd8..45eeafc676 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages3.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages3.args
@@ -26,8 +26,8 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-SomeDummyHugepagesGu/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages5.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages5.args
index dc13abed10..4fd70135d5 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages5.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages5.args
@@ -22,8 +22,8 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-SomeDummyHugepagesGu/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages6.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages6.args
index 51467c0ae1..fa81399283 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages6.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages6.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-SomeDummyHugepagesGu/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages7.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages7.args
index 02a98026eb..14eaa86dab 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages7.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-pages7.args
@@ -30,10 +30,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/fedora.qcow2,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x7,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-shared.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-shared.args
index a66f178d32..8c31db5fe7 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-shared.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages-shared.args
@@ -36,8 +36,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages.args
index ea61ba930e..73fb967a33 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hugepages.args
@@ -22,8 +22,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hyperv-off.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hyperv-off.args
index 85f409533b..ca25fe5c5f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hyperv-off.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hyperv-off.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hyperv-panic.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hyperv-panic.args
index fca46d7371..468a1112e2 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hyperv-panic.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hyperv-panic.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot n \
 -usb
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hyperv.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hyperv.args
index a1acbb63de..befafb23cf 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hyperv.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/hyperv.args
@@ -21,5 +21,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot n \
 -usb
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/input-usbmouse-addr.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/input-usbmouse-addr.args
index b72321de58..8a41a67b6c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/input-usbmouse-addr.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/input-usbmouse-addr.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device usb-mouse,id=input0,bus=usb.0,port=2 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/input-usbmouse.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/input-usbmouse.args
index fcd85c709c..f0e8627d1a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/input-usbmouse.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/input-usbmouse.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device usb-mouse,id=input0,bus=usb.0,port=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/input-usbtablet.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/input-usbtablet.args
index 214bcdd9e5..6762ded434 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/input-usbtablet.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/input-usbtablet.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device usb-tablet,id=input0,bus=usb.0,port=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/input-virtio-ccw.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/input-virtio-ccw.args
index d2f655ef4b..52e72a50c3 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/input-virtio-ccw.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/input-virtio-ccw.args
@@ -19,10 +19,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-keyboard-ccw,id=input0,devno=fe.0.0002 \
 -device virtio-mouse-ccw,id=input1,devno=fe.0.0003 \
 -device virtio-tablet-ccw,id=input2,devno=fe.0.0004 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu-caching-mode.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu-caching-mode.args
index 0861df1a05..0921d09403 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu-caching-mode.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu-caching-mode.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device intel-iommu,intremap=on,caching-mode=on \
 -device i82801b11-bridge,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1e \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu-device-iotlb.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu-device-iotlb.args
index 1f8071fb79..64a26903c4 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu-device-iotlb.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu-device-iotlb.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device intel-iommu,intremap=on,device-iotlb=on
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu-eim.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu-eim.args
index aebf896232..8067821bb0 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu-eim.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu-eim.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device intel-iommu,intremap=on,eim=on
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu-machine.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu-machine.args
index c7c1d9ad17..289826d106 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu-machine.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu-machine.args
@@ -19,5 +19,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--no-acpi \
--boot c
+-no-acpi
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu.args
index 0e231e726c..cad3f62657 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/intel-iommu.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device intel-iommu
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-disk-virtio-ccw.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-disk-virtio-ccw.args
index 9c9b6de23e..b2d9def187 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-disk-virtio-ccw.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-disk-virtio-ccw.args
@@ -21,10 +21,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,iothread=iothread1,devno=fe.0.0000,\
-drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0 \
+drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk1 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,iothread=iothread2,devno=0.0.0007,\
 drive=drive-virtio-disk1,id=virtio-disk1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-disk.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-disk.args
index 89b3834b2e..9f24233c09 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-disk.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-disk.args
@@ -22,10 +22,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/iothrtest1.img,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk1 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,iothread=iothread1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-ids-partial.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-ids-partial.args
index 5d51407316..2181810bc0 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-ids-partial.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-ids-partial.args
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-ids.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-ids.args
index 50d647de3c..b2803df02b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-ids.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-ids.args
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-virtio-scsi-ccw.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-virtio-scsi-ccw.args
index e80c9883c5..08d38942f6 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-virtio-scsi-ccw.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-virtio-scsi-ccw.args
@@ -21,11 +21,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-ccw,iothread=iothread2,id=scsi0,devno=fe.0.0001 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,iothread=iothread1,devno=fe.0.0000,\
-drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0 \
+drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-2-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=2,lun=0,\
 drive=drive-scsi0-0-2-0,id=scsi0-0-2-0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-virtio-scsi-pci.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-virtio-scsi-pci.args
index 0fa99a1f8e..ee346516cb 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-virtio-scsi-pci.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads-virtio-scsi-pci.args
@@ -22,11 +22,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,iothread=iothread2,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0xb \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/iothrtest1.img,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk1 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,iothread=iothread1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads.args
index 2997086571..487c00bdc1 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/iothreads.args
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvm-features-off.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvm-features-off.args
index 85f409533b..ca25fe5c5f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvm-features-off.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvm-features-off.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvm-features.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvm-features.args
index e574344ab6..d96b286248 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvm-features.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvm-features.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot n \
 -usb
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvm-pit-delay.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvm-pit-delay.args
index 0562ba6fd1..01588e26ed 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvm-pit-delay.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvm-pit-delay.args
@@ -21,8 +21,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -global kvm-pit.lost_tick_policy=delay \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvm-pit-discard.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvm-pit-discard.args
index ef97916dd9..0633c36c6a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvm-pit-discard.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvm-pit-discard.args
@@ -21,8 +21,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -global kvm-pit.lost_tick_policy=discard \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvmclock+eoi-disabled.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvmclock+eoi-disabled.args
index e527202c10..47085c840b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvmclock+eoi-disabled.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvmclock+eoi-disabled.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvmclock.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvmclock.args
index 5a3bb09998..fb9ff613ac 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvmclock.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/kvmclock.args
@@ -21,5 +21,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot n \
 -usb
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/launch-security-sev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/launch-security-sev.args
index db0be1a27d..219a242e51 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/launch-security-sev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/launch-security-sev.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -object sev-guest,id=sev0,cbitpos=47,reduced-phys-bits=1,policy=0x1,\
 dh-cert-file=/tmp/lib/domain--1-QEMUGuest1/dh_cert.base64,\
 session-file=/tmp/lib/domain--1-QEMUGuest1/session.base64
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/luks-disks-source-qcow2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/luks-disks-source-qcow2.args
index 18fb01b0fc..02dcef3988 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/luks-disks-source-qcow2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/luks-disks-source-qcow2.args
@@ -22,7 +22,6 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-encryptdisk/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -object secret,id=virtio-disk0-luks-secret0,\
 data=9eao5F8qtkGt+seB1HYivWIxbtwUu6MQtg1zpj/oDtUsPr1q8wBYM91uEHCn6j/1,\
@@ -31,7 +30,7 @@ keyid=masterKey0,iv=AAECAwQFBgcICQoLDA0ODw==,format=base64 \
 encrypt.key-secret=virtio-disk0-luks-secret0,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -object secret,id=virtio-disk1-luks-secret0,\
 data=9eao5F8qtkGt+seB1HYivWIxbtwUu6MQtg1zpj/oDtUsPr1q8wBYM91uEHCn6j/1,\
 keyid=masterKey0,iv=AAECAwQFBgcICQoLDA0ODw==,format=base64 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/luks-disks-source.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/luks-disks-source.args
index 65fae8528c..4361346279 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/luks-disks-source.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/luks-disks-source.args
@@ -22,7 +22,6 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-encryptdisk/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -object secret,id=virtio-disk0-luks-secret0,\
 data=9eao5F8qtkGt+seB1HYivWIxbtwUu6MQtg1zpj/oDtUsPr1q8wBYM91uEHCn6j/1,\
@@ -30,7 +29,7 @@ keyid=masterKey0,iv=AAECAwQFBgcICQoLDA0ODw==,format=base64 \
 -drive file=/storage/guest_disks/encryptdisk,\
 key-secret=virtio-disk0-luks-secret0,format=luks,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -object secret,id=virtio-disk1-luks-secret0,\
 data=9eao5F8qtkGt+seB1HYivWIxbtwUu6MQtg1zpj/oDtUsPr1q8wBYM91uEHCn6j/1,\
 keyid=masterKey0,iv=AAECAwQFBgcICQoLDA0ODw==,format=base64 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/luks-disks.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/luks-disks.args
index c82fbecd31..628bf7cc1a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/luks-disks.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/luks-disks.args
@@ -22,7 +22,6 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-encryptdisk/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -object secret,id=virtio-disk0-luks-secret0,\
 data=9eao5F8qtkGt+seB1HYivWIxbtwUu6MQtg1zpj/oDtUsPr1q8wBYM91uEHCn6j/1,\
@@ -30,7 +29,7 @@ keyid=masterKey0,iv=AAECAwQFBgcICQoLDA0ODw==,format=base64 \
 -drive file=/storage/guest_disks/encryptdisk,\
 key-secret=virtio-disk0-luks-secret0,format=luks,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -object secret,id=virtio-disk1-luks-secret0,\
 data=9eao5F8qtkGt+seB1HYivWIxbtwUu6MQtg1zpj/oDtUsPr1q8wBYM91uEHCn6j/1,\
 keyid=masterKey0,iv=AAECAwQFBgcICQoLDA0ODw==,format=base64 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-console-virtio.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-console-virtio.args
index 58b6b1fd4e..d76c5892aa 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-console-virtio.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-console-virtio.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-serial,id=virtio-serial0 \
 -chardev pty,id=charconsole0 \
 -device virtconsole,chardev=charconsole0,id=console0
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-serial-native.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-serial-native.args
index e5f38a154c..5918e50dd5 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-serial-native.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-serial-native.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -serial chardev:charserial0
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-serial-pci.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-serial-pci.args
index da50ba6bf6..8794619fda 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-serial-pci.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-serial-pci.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device i82801b11-bridge,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1 \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device pcie-root-port,port=0x10,chassis=3,id=pci.3,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-serial-usb.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-serial-usb.args
index c6c7b7d3c9..ff30e99169 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-serial-usb.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mach-virt-serial-usb.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device pcie-root-port,port=0x8,chassis=1,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x1 \
 -device pcie-root-port,port=0x9,chassis=2,id=pci.2,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1.0x1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aeskeywrap-off-cap.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aeskeywrap-off-cap.args
index c718ba0fe3..3dee5c314f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aeskeywrap-off-cap.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aeskeywrap-off-cap.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aeskeywrap-off-caps.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aeskeywrap-off-caps.args
index c718ba0fe3..3dee5c314f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aeskeywrap-off-caps.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aeskeywrap-off-caps.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aeskeywrap-on-cap.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aeskeywrap-on-cap.args
index 5507663227..1a537ba7d5 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aeskeywrap-on-cap.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aeskeywrap-on-cap.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aeskeywrap-on-caps.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aeskeywrap-on-caps.args
index 5507663227..1a537ba7d5 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aeskeywrap-on-caps.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aeskeywrap-on-caps.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aliases1.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aliases1.args
index b6965d66f6..7f3b21a1b3 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aliases1.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aliases1.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aliases2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aliases2.args
index 5121c93e5f..4fa5208425 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aliases2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-aliases2.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-core-off.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-core-off.args
index 59d849ec8b..6757d848a3 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-core-off.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-core-off.args
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-core-on.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-core-on.args
index 20acd2e049..34fa867553 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-core-on.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-core-on.args
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-deakeywrap-off-cap.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-deakeywrap-off-cap.args
index 5df8deaee7..8911ae1d3e 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-deakeywrap-off-cap.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-deakeywrap-off-cap.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-deakeywrap-off-caps.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-deakeywrap-off-caps.args
index 5df8deaee7..8911ae1d3e 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-deakeywrap-off-caps.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-deakeywrap-off-caps.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-deakeywrap-on-cap.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-deakeywrap-on-cap.args
index 472c553f25..c019470492 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-deakeywrap-on-cap.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-deakeywrap-on-cap.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-deakeywrap-on-caps.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-deakeywrap-on-caps.args
index 472c553f25..c019470492 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-deakeywrap-on-caps.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-deakeywrap-on-caps.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-keywrap-none-caps.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-keywrap-none-caps.args
index 0a990f20b3..9bbbab411a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-keywrap-none-caps.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-keywrap-none-caps.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-keywrap-none.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-keywrap-none.args
index 0a990f20b3..9bbbab411a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-keywrap-none.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-keywrap-none.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-smm-opt.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-smm-opt.args
index 8000e68215..25e7ab6372 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-smm-opt.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-smm-opt.args
@@ -20,12 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device i82801b11-bridge,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1e \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x10,chassis=3,id=pci.3,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2 \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.2,addr=0x1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-0-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,channel=0,scsi-id=0,lun=0,\
-drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0 \
+drive=drive-scsi0-0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.2,addr=0x2
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-vmport-opt.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-vmport-opt.args
index 5c71418b51..0ffd6552f4 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-vmport-opt.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/machine-vmport-opt.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/master-key.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/master-key.args
index 51bd305b3e..9b9a14aedd 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/master-key.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/master-key.args
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-dimm-addr.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-dimm-addr.args
index a52698a244..c60343c915 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-dimm-addr.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-dimm-addr.args
@@ -27,8 +27,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-dimm.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-dimm.args
index 3749f0f641..5e8fdb8b6a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-dimm.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-dimm.args
@@ -27,8 +27,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-nvdimm-access.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-nvdimm-access.args
index 1560c13894..eecd8ca5a9 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-nvdimm-access.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-nvdimm-access.args
@@ -24,8 +24,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-nvdimm-label.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-nvdimm-label.args
index 2e902c71bf..199c57dfc8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-nvdimm-label.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-nvdimm-label.args
@@ -24,8 +24,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-nvdimm.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-nvdimm.args
index 513b63d897..f695a2b6da 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-nvdimm.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-nvdimm.args
@@ -24,8 +24,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-ppc64-nonuma.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-ppc64-nonuma.args
index 459d0a5e99..836ee73bc9 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-ppc64-nonuma.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug-ppc64-nonuma.args
@@ -23,7 +23,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -kernel /media/ram/uImage \
 -initrd /media/ram/ramdisk \
 -append 'root=/dev/ram rw console=ttyS0,115200' \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug.args
index 2f25407d38..0420e3753f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memory-hotplug.args
@@ -21,8 +21,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memtune-unlimited.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memtune-unlimited.args
index 2c9e69c329..503358a73b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memtune-unlimited.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memtune-unlimited.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memtune.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memtune.args
index 2c9e69c329..503358a73b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memtune.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/memtune.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/migrate-numa-unaligned.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/migrate-numa-unaligned.args
index e59232b083..3fb91b81a8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/migrate-numa-unaligned.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/migrate-numa-unaligned.args
@@ -29,7 +29,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -incoming fd:7 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/migrate.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/migrate.args
index dbd74de009..27e142cb84 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/migrate.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/migrate.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -incoming tcp:10.0.0.1:5000
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/minimal-msg-timestamp.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/minimal-msg-timestamp.args
index 014ddafd47..6a449b287d 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/minimal-msg-timestamp.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/minimal-msg-timestamp.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -msg timestamp=on
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/minimal-sandbox.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/minimal-sandbox.args
index c9d71fe8f2..ea74510d6f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/minimal-sandbox.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/minimal-sandbox.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -sandbox on,obsolete=deny,elevateprivileges=deny,spawn=deny,\
 resourcecontrol=deny
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/minimal.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/minimal.args
index 2c9e69c329..503358a73b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/minimal.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/minimal.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-acpi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-acpi.args
index 85951df916..9cf9a2ecdd 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-acpi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-acpi.args
@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-disable-s3.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-disable-s3.args
index 1137ac6b19..20a4233787 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-disable-s3.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-disable-s3.args
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
 -global PIIX4_PM.disable_s3=1 \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-disable-suspends.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-disable-suspends.args
index 15345553c5..84ed0a6235 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-disable-suspends.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-disable-suspends.args
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -no-acpi \
 -global PIIX4_PM.disable_s3=1 \
 -global PIIX4_PM.disable_s4=1 \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-enable-s4.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-enable-s4.args
index 6e4f7a4a0e..0ad2dae258 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-enable-s4.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-enable-s4.args
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
 -global PIIX4_PM.disable_s4=0 \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-no-reboot.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-no-reboot.args
index a62dd0960f..79259e8ea3 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-no-reboot.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-no-reboot.args
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-reboot \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-uuid.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-uuid.args
index 85951df916..9cf9a2ecdd 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-uuid.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/misc-uuid.args
@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mlock-off.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mlock-off.args
index 62188af9b6..9a90b0a733 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mlock-off.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mlock-off.args
@@ -21,5 +21,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mlock-on.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mlock-on.args
index 89240a22da..40e3090187 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mlock-on.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mlock-on.args
@@ -21,5 +21,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mlock-unsupported.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mlock-unsupported.args
index a5b75bd6cf..b827036b0a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mlock-unsupported.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/mlock-unsupported.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/monitor-json.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/monitor-json.args
index 085e91162d..c2262d1279 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/monitor-json.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/monitor-json.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-encryptdisk/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/hda1,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/multifunction-pci-device.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/multifunction-pci-device.args
index 8af116176e..e314068699 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/multifunction-pci-device.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/multifunction-pci-device.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device lsi,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,multifunction=off,addr=0x3 \
 -device lsi,id=scsi1,bus=pci.0,multifunction=on,addr=0x4 \
 -device lsi,id=scsi2,bus=pci.0,multifunction=on,addr=0x4.0x1 \
@@ -32,5 +31,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -device lsi,id=scsi8,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4.0x7 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/tmp/scsidisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi0-0-0 \
--device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,scsi-id=0,drive=drive-scsi0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0 \
+-device scsi-disk,bus=scsi0.0,scsi-id=0,drive=drive-scsi0-0-0,id=scsi0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x5
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/name-escape.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/name-escape.args
index 382b8a1a9e..58f284014c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/name-escape.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/name-escape.args
@@ -21,7 +21,6 @@ bar=2/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device usb-ccid,id=ccid0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -usb \
@@ -29,7 +28,8 @@ bar=2/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 cache=none,throttling.bps-total=5000,throttling.iops-total=6000,\
 throttling.bps-total-max=10000,throttling.iops-total-max=11000,\
 throttling.group=libvirt_iotune_group1,,foo \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device ccid-card-emulated,backend=certificates,cert1=cert1,,foo,cert2=cert2,\
 cert3=cert3,db=/etc/pki/nssdb,,foo,id=smartcard0,bus=ccid0.0 \
 -chardev tty,id=charserial0,path=/dev/ttyS2,,foo \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-client.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-client.args
index 4474a00a4f..2fbe0c6d8b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-client.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-client.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev socket,connect=192.168.0.1:5558,id=hostnet0 \
 -device rtl8139,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:8c:b9:05,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth-hostip.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth-hostip.args
index 018c92aa08..34450eb64a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth-hostip.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth-hostip.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev tap,fd=3,id=hostnet0 \
 -device rtl8139,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=00:11:22:33:44:55,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth-ifname.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth-ifname.args
index 018c92aa08..34450eb64a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth-ifname.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth-ifname.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev tap,fd=3,id=hostnet0 \
 -device rtl8139,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=00:11:22:33:44:55,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth-names.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth-names.args
index 146523035d..b321716a08 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth-names.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth-names.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev tap,fd=3,id=hostnet0 \
 -device rtl8139,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=00:11:22:33:44:55,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth.args
index 018c92aa08..34450eb64a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-eth.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev tap,fd=3,id=hostnet0 \
 -device rtl8139,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=00:11:22:33:44:55,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev-multidomain.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev-multidomain.args
index 33d76c3adc..2fffb95dee 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev-multidomain.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev-multidomain.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device pci-assign,host=2424:21:1c.6,id=hostdev0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev-vfio-multidomain.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev-vfio-multidomain.args
index d42cfacbfd..8a6611e042 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev-vfio-multidomain.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev-vfio-multidomain.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device vfio-pci,host=0021:de:1f.1,id=hostdev0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev-vfio.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev-vfio.args
index f6021f24ca..739734ecce 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev-vfio.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev-vfio.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device vfio-pci,host=03:07.1,id=hostdev0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev.args
index d17aa98a40..e2c4e9059f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-hostdev.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device pci-assign,host=03:07.1,id=hostdev0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-mcast.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-mcast.args
index dbc0a33ca6..945c869c9f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-mcast.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-mcast.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev socket,mcast=192.0.0.1:5558,id=hostnet0 \
 -device rtl8139,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:8c:b9:05,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-server.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-server.args
index 0768865c39..69cffb295d 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-server.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-server.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev socket,listen=192.168.0.1:5558,id=hostnet0 \
 -device rtl8139,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:8c:b9:05,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-udp.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-udp.args
index 781ab54136..08729a7b96 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-udp.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-udp.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev socket,udp=192.168.10.1:5555,localaddr=192.168.10.1:5556,id=hostnet0 \
 -device rtl8139,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:8c:b9:05,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-user-addr.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-user-addr.args
index c69b7d33c5..9b4cecfcec 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-user-addr.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-user-addr.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,net=172.17.2.0/24,ipv6-net=2001:db8:ac10:fd01::/64,id=hostnet0 \
 -device rtl8139,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=00:11:22:33:44:55,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-user.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-user.args
index 9ced1ae297..071da4937f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-user.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-user.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device rtl8139,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=00:11:22:33:44:55,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-vhostuser-multiq.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-vhostuser-multiq.args
index eee4bba2d1..f2e1b219a5 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-vhostuser-multiq.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-vhostuser-multiq.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev socket,id=charnet0,path=/tmp/vhost0.sock,server \
 -netdev vhost-user,chardev=charnet0,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:ee:96:6b,bus=pci.0,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-vhostuser.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-vhostuser.args
index 513fc535ab..1b35a61e27 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-vhostuser.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-vhostuser.args
@@ -19,10 +19,10 @@ QEMU_AUDIO_DRV=none \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev socket,id=charnet0,path=/tmp/vhost0.sock,server \
 -netdev vhost-user,chardev=charnet0,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:ee:96:6b,bus=pci.0,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-ccw.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-ccw.args
index 971e2e2881..dad8605ad8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-ccw.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-ccw.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-ccw,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=00:11:22:33:44:55,\
 devno=fe.0.0001 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-device.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-device.args
index 86ddb5f171..d6b14c83cc 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-device.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-device.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,tx=bh,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=00:11:22:33:44:55,\
 bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-disable-offloads.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-disable-offloads.args
index b1f62e8157..3c23d116e0 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-disable-offloads.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-disable-offloads.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest7,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,csum=off,gso=off,host_tso4=off,host_tso6=off,\
 host_ecn=off,host_ufo=off,mrg_rxbuf=off,guest_csum=off,guest_tso4=off,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-netdev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-netdev.args
index 42bf7fe0c9..2ba5f20919 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-netdev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-netdev.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=00:11:22:33:44:55,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-rxtxqueuesize.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-rxtxqueuesize.args
index 48a20d05b7..30f5f3fd70 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-rxtxqueuesize.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-rxtxqueuesize.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,rx_queue_size=512,tx_queue_size=1024,netdev=hostnet0,\
 id=net0,mac=00:11:22:33:44:55,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-s390.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-s390.args
index f73fb34aac..fbdbf7c451 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-s390.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio-s390.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-s390,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=00:11:22:33:44:55
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio.args
index c5435e0b7e..3379064806 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/net-virtio.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=00:11:22:33:44:55,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/nosharepages.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/nosharepages.args
index e9c4f61bcf..4ccca528ca 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/nosharepages.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/nosharepages.args
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad-auto-memory-vcpu-cpuset.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad-auto-memory-vcpu-cpuset.args
index 6cfa91c45f..bd7a506256 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad-auto-memory-vcpu-cpuset.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad-auto-memory-vcpu-cpuset.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad-auto-memory-vcpu-no-cpuset-and-placement.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad-auto-memory-vcpu-no-cpuset-and-placement.args
index 6cfa91c45f..bd7a506256 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad-auto-memory-vcpu-no-cpuset-and-placement.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad-auto-memory-vcpu-no-cpuset-and-placement.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad-auto-vcpu-static-numatune.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad-auto-vcpu-static-numatune.args
index 6cfa91c45f..bd7a506256 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad-auto-vcpu-static-numatune.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad-auto-vcpu-static-numatune.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad-static-memory-auto-vcpu.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad-static-memory-auto-vcpu.args
index 6cfa91c45f..bd7a506256 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad-static-memory-auto-vcpu.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad-static-memory-auto-vcpu.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad.args
index 6cfa91c45f..bd7a506256 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numad.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-auto-nodeset-invalid.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-auto-nodeset-invalid.args
index 6cfa91c45f..bd7a506256 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-auto-nodeset-invalid.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-auto-nodeset-invalid.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-auto-prefer.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-auto-prefer.args
index 2fec0d741e..3f587468de 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-auto-prefer.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-auto-prefer.args
@@ -21,6 +21,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-distances.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-distances.args
index b3c0c2c359..548369adff 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-distances.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-distances.args
@@ -61,6 +61,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x2
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-memnode-no-memory.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-memnode-no-memory.args
index 9e64f1db08..53c037e3e9 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-memnode-no-memory.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-memnode-no-memory.args
@@ -25,6 +25,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-memnode.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-memnode.args
index 1547790f5b..2f327215ac 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-memnode.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-memnode.args
@@ -29,6 +29,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-memory.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-memory.args
index 6cfa91c45f..bd7a506256 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-memory.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/numatune-memory.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/panic-double.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/panic-double.args
index 7acee1ae29..0b244714cf 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/panic-double.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/panic-double.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device pvpanic,ioport=1285
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/panic-no-address.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/panic-no-address.args
index 4e24921998..59395fa4a9 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/panic-no-address.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/panic-no-address.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device pvpanic
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/panic.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/panic.args
index 945267ad5e..6cdf618626 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/panic.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/panic.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device pvpanic,ioport=1285
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/parallel-parport-chardev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/parallel-parport-chardev.args
index 7395242ca0..66515c1860 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/parallel-parport-chardev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/parallel-parport-chardev.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev parport,id=charparallel0,path=/dev/parport0 \
 -device isa-parallel,chardev=charparallel0,id=parallel0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/parallel-tcp-chardev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/parallel-tcp-chardev.args
index 0dc380c1ec..709bd5f1c3 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/parallel-tcp-chardev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/parallel-tcp-chardev.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev socket,id=charparallel0,host=127.0.0.1,port=9999,server,nowait \
 -device isa-parallel,chardev=charparallel0,id=parallel0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-autoadd-addr.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-autoadd-addr.args
index 6f6a64917e..fab64502e7 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-autoadd-addr.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-autoadd-addr.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=1,id=pci.1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4 \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=3,id=pci.3,bus=pci.0,addr=0x5 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-autoadd-idx.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-autoadd-idx.args
index c28c11bb69..a181202c46 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-autoadd-idx.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-autoadd-idx.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=8,id=pci.8,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=1,id=pci.1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4 \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.0,addr=0x5 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-autofill-addr.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-autofill-addr.args
index 51ecf32d0b..b546443db3 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-autofill-addr.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-autofill-addr.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/iso/f18kde.iso,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0,\
 media=cdrom,readonly=on \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-bridge-many-disks.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-bridge-many-disks.args
index c4ed553e3c..62e4c3a436 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-bridge-many-disks.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-bridge-many-disks.args
@@ -21,7 +21,6 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-lots-of-disks/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=1,id=pci.1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4 \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=3,id=pci.3,bus=pci.0,addr=0x5 \
@@ -29,7 +28,7 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-lots-of-disks/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/test.img,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x6,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/disk-a-a.img,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk26 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x7,drive=drive-virtio-disk26,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-bridge.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-bridge.args
index 0b8dfef5ea..cd40dc5d46 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-bridge.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-bridge.args
@@ -18,7 +18,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=1,id=pci.1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4 \
 -usb \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-expander-bus.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-expander-bus.args
index 1980d01d18..f9cb8bc268 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-expander-bus.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-expander-bus.args
@@ -22,7 +22,6 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-expander-test/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device pxb,bus_nr=254,id=pci.1,numa_node=1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device pxb,bus_nr=252,id=pci.2,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-many.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-many.args
index 4d3525d092..2c448906c1 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-many.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-many.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/iso/f18kde.iso,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-1-0,\
 media=cdrom,readonly=on \
@@ -27,7 +26,7 @@ media=cdrom,readonly=on \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/test.img,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/test1.img,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk1 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk1,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-rom-disabled.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-rom-disabled.args
index 8c9dc2fb80..731c52de60 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-rom-disabled.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-rom-disabled.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:24:a5:9f,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3,romfile=
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-rom.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-rom.args
index 1e0784d582..d1d8ddda03 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-rom.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-rom.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:24:a5:9f,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3,rombar=1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-serial-dev-chardev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-serial-dev-chardev.args
index 32bb69933d..406716075b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-serial-dev-chardev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pci-serial-dev-chardev.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev tty,id=charserial0,path=/dev/ttyS2 \
 -device pci-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-expander-bus.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-expander-bus.args
index 24c98c3d30..6de62ceba8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-expander-bus.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-expander-bus.args
@@ -22,7 +22,6 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-pcie-expander-bus-te/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device pxb-pcie,bus_nr=254,id=pci.1,numa_node=0,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x4 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x0,chassis=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device x3130-upstream,id=pci.3,bus=pci.2,addr=0x0 \
@@ -59,7 +58,7 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-pcie-expander-bus-te/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -device xio3130-downstream,port=0x1e,chassis=34,id=pci.34,bus=pci.3,addr=0x1e \
 -device xio3130-downstream,port=0x1f,chassis=35,id=pci.35,bus=pci.3,addr=0x1f \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-sata0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device rtl8139,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:f1:95:51,bus=pci.4,\
 addr=0x0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root-port-model-generic.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root-port-model-generic.args
index 9f5e317e25..d57014dfa7 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root-port-model-generic.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root-port-model-generic.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device pcie-root-port,port=0x10,chassis=1,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,\
 multifunction=on,addr=0x2 \
 -device pcie-root-port,port=0x11,chassis=2,id=pci.2,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2.0x1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root-port-model-ioh3420.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root-port-model-ioh3420.args
index b6a93aae93..2f0db0fb65 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root-port-model-ioh3420.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root-port-model-ioh3420.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x10,chassis=1,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x2 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x11,chassis=2,id=pci.2,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2.0x1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root-port.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root-port.args
index 50d997c6a3..91e05fcb78 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root-port.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root-port.args
@@ -20,11 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x10,chassis=1,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x2 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x1a,chassis=40,id=pci.2,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2.0x1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-sata0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -device qxl-vga,id=video0,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=33554432,bus=pcie.0,\
 addr=0x1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root.args
index 333707317b..03d93168bd 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-root.args
@@ -19,5 +19,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--no-acpi \
--boot c
+-no-acpi
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-switch-downstream-port.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-switch-downstream-port.args
index 53669bf9e6..d86f8fdfaa 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-switch-downstream-port.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-switch-downstream-port.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x10,chassis=1,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2 \
 -device x3130-upstream,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device xio3130-downstream,port=0x0,chassis=3,id=pci.3,bus=pci.2,addr=0x0 \
@@ -32,6 +31,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -device xio3130-downstream,port=0x5,chassis=9,id=pci.9,bus=pci.2,addr=0x5 \
 -device xio3130-downstream,port=0x6,chassis=10,id=pci.10,bus=pci.2,addr=0x6 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-sata0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -device qxl-vga,id=video0,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=33554432,bus=pcie.0,\
 addr=0x1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-switch-upstream-port.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-switch-upstream-port.args
index 236f40c774..12bfdbb938 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-switch-upstream-port.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcie-switch-upstream-port.args
@@ -20,13 +20,12 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x10,chassis=1,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x2 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x11,chassis=2,id=pci.2,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2.0x1 \
 -device x3130-upstream,id=pci.3,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device x3130-upstream,id=pci.4,bus=pci.2,addr=0x0 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-sata0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -device qxl-vga,id=video0,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=33554432,bus=pcie.0,\
 addr=0x1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcihole64-q35.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcihole64-q35.args
index 5b08fb4855..139ee92b56 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcihole64-q35.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcihole64-q35.args
@@ -20,9 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -global q35-pcihost.pci-hole64-size=1048576K \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-sata0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -device qxl-vga,id=video0,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=33554432,bus=pcie.0,\
 addr=0x1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcihole64.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcihole64.args
index 68c78be61c..8fcb2fc885 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcihole64.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pcihole64.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -global i440FX-pcihost.pci-hole64-size=1048576K \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pmu-feature-off.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pmu-feature-off.args
index 78dbbb1a7d..872d8b4475 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pmu-feature-off.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pmu-feature-off.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot n \
 -usb
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pmu-feature.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pmu-feature.args
index fb4c75cee3..1602f15d93 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pmu-feature.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pmu-feature.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot n \
 -usb
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc-dtb.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc-dtb.args
index ff4f617842..510d00425c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc-dtb.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc-dtb.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -kernel /media/ram/uImage \
 -initrd /media/ram/ramdisk \
 -append 'root=/dev/ram rw console=ttyS0,115200' \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc64-usb-controller-legacy.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc64-usb-controller-legacy.args
index 8048ccda53..ca3f8ddd01 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc64-usb-controller-legacy.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc64-usb-controller-legacy.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x6
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc64-usb-controller-qemu-xhci.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc64-usb-controller-qemu-xhci.args
index cb64819262..4397b6cbcc 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc64-usb-controller-qemu-xhci.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc64-usb-controller-qemu-xhci.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device qemu-xhci,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x6
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc64-usb-controller.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc64-usb-controller.args
index d9b256409f..fee9abdb29 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc64-usb-controller.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppc64-usb-controller.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device pci-ohci,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x6
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppce500-serial.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppce500-serial.args
index 8d5945e5af..348955ef3e 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppce500-serial.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/ppce500-serial.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -kernel /media/ram/uImage \
 -initrd /media/ram/ramdisk \
 -append 'root=/dev/ram rw console=ttyS0,115200' \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-basic.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-basic.args
index 1a38f59c27..db5ab1ee10 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-basic.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-basic.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device spapr-vty,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0,reg=0x30000000
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-console-virtio.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-console-virtio.args
index 4fdbee9fcc..2240e9b418 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-console-virtio.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-console-virtio.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charconsole0 \
 -device virtconsole,chardev=charconsole0,id=console0
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-compat-power9.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-compat-power9.args
index 2a93a7f914..f6f07b44b1 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-compat-power9.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-compat-power9.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device spapr-vty,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0,reg=0x30000000
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-compat.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-compat.args
index 97ac463186..773b221dd3 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-compat.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-compat.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device spapr-vty,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0,reg=0x30000000
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-exact.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-exact.args
index 3f9c9f52c1..8ce1598a81 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-exact.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-exact.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device spapr-vty,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0,reg=0x30000000
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-le.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-le.args
index 198b81f1e5..ffc3f7b9d7 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-le.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-cpu-le.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device spapr-vty,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0,reg=0x30000000
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-features.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-features.args
index 226d43df44..5d4b5ce930 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-features.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-features.args
@@ -19,5 +19,4 @@ cap-hpt-max-page-size=1048576k,cap-htm=on \
 server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
--no-shutdown \
--boot c
+-no-shutdown
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-hostdevs-1.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-hostdevs-1.args
index f5b9ec55c4..2c6f51464b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-hostdevs-1.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-hostdevs-1.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=1,id=pci.1 \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=2,id=pci.2 \
 -device vfio-pci,host=0005:90:01.0,id=hostdev0,bus=pci.1.0,addr=0x1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-hostdevs-2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-hostdevs-2.args
index fdd57096ed..dca6c27d1f 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-hostdevs-2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-hostdevs-2.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=1,id=pci.1 \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=2,id=pci.2 \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.1.0,addr=0x1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-hostdevs-3.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-hostdevs-3.args
index c2d871b205..5ae171e5bb 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-hostdevs-3.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-hostdevs-3.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=1,id=pci.1 \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=2,id=pci.2 \
 -device vfio-pci,host=0001:01:00.0,id=hostdev0,bus=pci.2.0,addr=0x1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-machine-max-cpu-compat.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-machine-max-cpu-compat.args
index 8101123033..553c317c51 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-machine-max-cpu-compat.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-machine-max-cpu-compat.args
@@ -19,5 +19,4 @@ QEMU_AUDIO_DRV=none \
 server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
--no-shutdown \
--boot c
+-no-shutdown
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-many-buses-1.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-many-buses-1.args
index a7262268aa..5e62ff529a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-many-buses-1.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-many-buses-1.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=1,id=pci.1 \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.1.0,addr=0x1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-many-buses-2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-many-buses-2.args
index fbb098e7b9..cc1f641e99 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-many-buses-2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-many-buses-2.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=1,id=pci.2 \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=2,id=pci.1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-many-devices.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-many-devices.args
index c738525b7d..1ef609b940 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-many-devices.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-many-devices.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=1,id=pci.1 \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x1 \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,id=scsi1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x2 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-nvram.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-nvram.args
index 7c8287341e..1274dc433b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-nvram.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-nvram.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -global spapr-nvram.reg=0x4000
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-panic-missing.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-panic-missing.args
index 1a38f59c27..db5ab1ee10 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-panic-missing.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-panic-missing.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device spapr-vty,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0,reg=0x30000000
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-panic-no-address.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-panic-no-address.args
index 1a38f59c27..db5ab1ee10 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-panic-no-address.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-panic-no-address.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device spapr-vty,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0,reg=0x30000000
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-phb-default-missing.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-phb-default-missing.args
index 5d6289a87c..3ea566ccf6 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-phb-default-missing.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-phb-default-missing.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=1,id=pci.1 \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=2,id=pci.2
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-phb-numa-node.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-phb-numa-node.args
index f1db3cab9b..03f3ece9aa 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-phb-numa-node.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-phb-numa-node.args
@@ -25,7 +25,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=1,id=pci.1,numa_node=1 \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=2,id=pci.2 \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=3,id=pci.3,numa_node=0
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-phb-simple.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-phb-simple.args
index 5d6289a87c..3ea566ccf6 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-phb-simple.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-phb-simple.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=1,id=pci.1 \
 -device spapr-pci-host-bridge,index=2,id=pci.2
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-serial-native.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-serial-native.args
index 4d1e5c65cc..f76eb7727c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-serial-native.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-serial-native.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device spapr-vty,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0,reg=0x30000000
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-serial-pci.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-serial-pci.args
index ff21557fd5..4a885a2770 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-serial-pci.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-serial-pci.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device pci-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-serial-usb.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-serial-usb.args
index 3b97aa347f..46e665dab8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-serial-usb.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-serial-usb.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device qemu-xhci,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device usb-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0,bus=usb.0,port=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-usb-default.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-usb-default.args
index 50e7be4a8f..f903df7817 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-usb-default.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-usb-default.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device pci-ohci,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device spapr-vty,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0,reg=0x30000000
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-usb-kbd.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-usb-kbd.args
index 0f28d181ea..fbbec05c28 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-usb-kbd.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-usb-kbd.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device pci-ohci,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device spapr-vty,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0,reg=0x30000000 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-usb-multi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-usb-multi.args
index e723314578..7e655b178b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-usb-multi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-usb-multi.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device piix3-usb-uhci,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x1 \
 -device pci-ohci,id=usb1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x2 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-vio-user-assigned.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-vio-user-assigned.args
index acc292bef7..5de2646e21 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-vio-user-assigned.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-vio-user-assigned.args
@@ -19,13 +19,12 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device spapr-vscsi,id=scsi0,reg=0x2000 \
 -device spapr-vscsi,id=scsi1,reg=0x30000000 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/tmp/scsidisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi1-0-0-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi1.0,channel=0,scsi-id=0,lun=0,\
-drive=drive-scsi1-0-0-0,id=scsi1-0-0-0 \
+drive=drive-scsi1-0-0-0,id=scsi1-0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device spapr-vty,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0,reg=0x20000000 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-vio.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-vio.args
index e0770ed0c2..454f6cffa9 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-vio.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pseries-vio.args
@@ -19,13 +19,12 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device spapr-vscsi,id=scsi0,reg=0x2000 \
 -device spapr-vscsi,id=scsi1,reg=0x3000 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/tmp/scsidisk.img,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-scsi1-0-0-0 \
 -device scsi-disk,bus=scsi1.0,channel=0,scsi-id=0,lun=0,\
-drive=drive-scsi1-0-0-0,id=scsi1-0-0-0 \
+drive=drive-scsi1-0-0-0,id=scsi1-0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device spapr-vty,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0,reg=0x30000000 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pv-spinlock-disabled.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pv-spinlock-disabled.args
index d39251ece7..800d55cd76 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pv-spinlock-disabled.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pv-spinlock-disabled.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pv-spinlock-enabled.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pv-spinlock-enabled.args
index e9ef7bc0a9..5d307125c3 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pv-spinlock-enabled.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/pv-spinlock-enabled.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot n \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-acpi-nouefi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-acpi-nouefi.args
index caef49ea16..aa1fb8dcee 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-acpi-nouefi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-acpi-nouefi.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -kernel /var/lib/libvirt/images/guest.vmlinuz \
 -initrd /var/lib/libvirt/images/guest.initramfs \
 -append 'rw root=/dev/vda rootwait'
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-acpi-uefi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-acpi-uefi.args
index a3293aeb9d..22508d6494 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-acpi-uefi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-acpi-uefi.args
@@ -23,5 +23,4 @@ unit=1 \
 server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
--no-shutdown \
--boot c
+-no-shutdown
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-default-devices-only.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-default-devices-only.args
index 23d97b487e..6e834dc6e8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-default-devices-only.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-default-devices-only.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x8,chassis=1,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x1 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x9,chassis=2,id=pci.2,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1.0x1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-multifunction.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-multifunction.args
index d6f497f0eb..13d89247b1 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-multifunction.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-multifunction.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x10,chassis=1,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x2 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x11,chassis=2,id=pci.2,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2.0x1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-noacpi-nouefi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-noacpi-nouefi.args
index fab2a6fcb0..a3c7bde0ec 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-noacpi-nouefi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-noacpi-nouefi.args
@@ -21,7 +21,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -kernel /var/lib/libvirt/images/guest.vmlinuz \
 -initrd /var/lib/libvirt/images/guest.initramfs \
 -append 'rw root=/dev/vda rootwait'
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pci-force-address.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pci-force-address.args
index c0a299baa0..53b70c9cde 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pci-force-address.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pci-force-address.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device i82801b11-bridge,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1e \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x10,chassis=3,id=pci.3,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pcie-autoadd.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pcie-autoadd.args
index 089f2c59dd..7ebcc93297 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pcie-autoadd.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pcie-autoadd.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x10,chassis=1,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x2 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x11,chassis=2,id=pci.2,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2.0x1 \
@@ -42,7 +41,7 @@ addr=0x3 \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.4,addr=0x0 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk1 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.7,addr=0x0,drive=drive-virtio-disk1,\
-id=virtio-disk1 \
+id=virtio-disk1,bootindex=1 \
 -fsdev local,security_model=passthrough,id=fsdev-fs0,path=/export/to/guest \
 -device virtio-9p-pci,id=fs0,fsdev=fsdev-fs0,mount_tag=/import/from/host,\
 bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pcie.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pcie.args
index 6de7fde182..91c4f85396 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pcie.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pcie.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device i82801b11-bridge,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1e \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x10,chassis=3,id=pci.3,bus=pcie.0,multifunction=on,\
@@ -43,7 +42,7 @@ addr=0x3 \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.6,addr=0x0 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk1 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.9,addr=0x0,drive=drive-virtio-disk1,\
-id=virtio-disk1 \
+id=virtio-disk1,bootindex=1 \
 -fsdev local,security_model=passthrough,id=fsdev-fs0,path=/export/to/guest \
 -device virtio-9p-pci,id=fs0,fsdev=fsdev-fs0,mount_tag=/import/from/host,\
 bus=pci.3,addr=0x0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pm-disable-fallback.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pm-disable-fallback.args
index 731a32cddf..8198b9c60b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pm-disable-fallback.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pm-disable-fallback.args
@@ -22,7 +22,6 @@ nowait \
 -no-acpi \
 -global PIIX4_PM.disable_s3=1 \
 -global PIIX4_PM.disable_s4=1 \
--boot n \
 -device i82801b11-bridge,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1e \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x10,chassis=3,id=pci.3,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pm-disable.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pm-disable.args
index 26e46fee78..079f37b9b2 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pm-disable.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-pm-disable.args
@@ -22,7 +22,6 @@ nowait \
 -no-acpi \
 -global ICH9-LPC.disable_s3=1 \
 -global ICH9-LPC.disable_s4=1 \
--boot n \
 -device i82801b11-bridge,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1e \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x10,chassis=3,id=pci.3,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-usb2-multi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-usb2-multi.args
index 8266d476c1..ffd05a86c4 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-usb2-multi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-usb2-multi.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device i82801b11-bridge,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1e \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=56,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device ich9-usb-ehci1,id=usb,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1d.0x7 \
@@ -39,6 +38,6 @@ addr=0x1 \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci2,masterbus=usb2.0,firstport=2,bus=pci.2,addr=0x1.0x1 \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci3,masterbus=usb2.0,firstport=4,bus=pci.2,addr=0x1.0x2 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-sata0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -device qxl-vga,id=video0,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=33554432,bus=pcie.0,\
 addr=0x1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-usb2-reorder.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-usb2-reorder.args
index e7ad1bddff..92e6fe9994 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-usb2-reorder.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-usb2-reorder.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device i82801b11-bridge,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1e \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=56,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device ich9-usb-ehci1,id=usb,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1d.0x7 \
@@ -39,6 +38,6 @@ multifunction=on,addr=0x1a \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci1,masterbus=usb2.0,firstport=0,bus=pci.2,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-sata0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -device qxl-vga,id=video0,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=33554432,bus=pcie.0,\
 addr=0x1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-usb2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-usb2.args
index 2e25ebde3f..c8de3158a1 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-usb2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-usb2.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device i82801b11-bridge,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1e \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=56,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device ich9-usb-ehci1,id=usb,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1d.0x7 \
@@ -29,6 +28,6 @@ addr=0x1d \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci2,masterbus=usb.0,firstport=2,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1d.0x1 \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci3,masterbus=usb.0,firstport=4,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1d.0x2 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-sata0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -device qxl-vga,id=video0,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=33554432,bus=pcie.0,\
 addr=0x1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-virt-manager-basic.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-virt-manager-basic.args
index 3416c54e7b..3cd0291c9b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-virt-manager-basic.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-virt-manager-basic.args
@@ -21,7 +21,6 @@ path=/tmp/lib/domain--1-virt-manager-basic/monitor.sock,server,nowait \
 -no-shutdown \
 -global ICH9-LPC.disable_s3=1 \
 -global ICH9-LPC.disable_s4=1 \
--boot c \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x10,chassis=1,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x2 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x11,chassis=2,id=pci.2,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x2.0x1 \
@@ -34,7 +33,7 @@ addr=0x2 \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/basic.qcow2,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.4,addr=0x0,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -netdev user,id=hostnet0 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=hostnet0,id=net0,mac=52:54:00:9a:e6:c6,bus=pci.1,\
 addr=0x0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-virtio-pci.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-virtio-pci.args
index 3256cff461..54504582ae 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-virtio-pci.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35-virtio-pci.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device i82801b11-bridge,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1e \
 -device pci-bridge,chassis_nr=2,id=pci.2,bus=pci.1,addr=0x0 \
 -device ioh3420,port=0x10,chassis=3,id=pci.3,bus=pcie.0,multifunction=on,\
@@ -43,7 +42,7 @@ addr=0x3 \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.2,addr=0x3 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk1 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.2,addr=0x5,drive=drive-virtio-disk1,\
-id=virtio-disk1 \
+id=virtio-disk1,bootindex=1 \
 -fsdev local,security_model=passthrough,id=fsdev-fs0,path=/export/to/guest \
 -device virtio-9p-pci,id=fs0,fsdev=fsdev-fs0,mount_tag=/import/from/host,\
 bus=pci.2,addr=0x1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35.args
index 33803110a8..4c34afec91 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/q35.args
@@ -20,13 +20,12 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device ich9-usb-ehci1,id=usb,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1d.0x7 \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci1,masterbus=usb.0,firstport=0,bus=pcie.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x1d \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci2,masterbus=usb.0,firstport=2,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1d.0x1 \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci3,masterbus=usb.0,firstport=4,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1d.0x2 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-sata0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,drive=drive-sata0-0-0,id=sata0-0-0,bootindex=1 \
 -device qxl-vga,id=video0,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=33554432,bus=pcie.0,\
 addr=0x1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-alt.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-alt.args
index 4b631d505c..3f1612ebe8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-alt.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-alt.args
@@ -22,9 +22,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -unknown parameter
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-commandline-ns0.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-commandline-ns0.args
index 38041e1543..ee776c1314 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-commandline-ns0.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-commandline-ns0.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 ARGUMENT
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-commandline-ns1.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-commandline-ns1.args
index 38041e1543..ee776c1314 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-commandline-ns1.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-commandline-ns1.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 ARGUMENT
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-commandline.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-commandline.args
index 38041e1543..ee776c1314 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-commandline.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-commandline.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 ARGUMENT
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-domain-commandline-ns0.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-domain-commandline-ns0.args
index 38041e1543..ee776c1314 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-domain-commandline-ns0.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-domain-commandline-ns0.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 ARGUMENT
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-domain-commandline.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-domain-commandline.args
index 38041e1543..ee776c1314 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-domain-commandline.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-domain-commandline.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 ARGUMENT
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-domain-ns0.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-domain-ns0.args
index 38041e1543..ee776c1314 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-domain-ns0.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-domain-ns0.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 ARGUMENT
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-no-env.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-no-env.args
index 6be92f3ee0..1873eb1764 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-no-env.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns-no-env.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -unknown parameter
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns.args
index 4b631d505c..3f1612ebe8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemu-ns.args
@@ -22,9 +22,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -unknown parameter
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/reboot-timeout-disabled.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/reboot-timeout-disabled.args
index 9316d7c068..01bfd1fa58 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/reboot-timeout-disabled.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/reboot-timeout-disabled.args
@@ -20,5 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot order=n,reboot-timeout=-1 \
+-boot reboot-timeout=-1 \
 -usb
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/reboot-timeout-enabled.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/reboot-timeout-enabled.args
index e0a25f1c16..e8873b832b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/reboot-timeout-enabled.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/reboot-timeout-enabled.args
@@ -20,5 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot order=n,reboot-timeout=128 \
+-boot reboot-timeout=128 \
 -usb
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/restore-v2-fd.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/restore-v2-fd.args
index e7b7502712..6d92ceec56 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/restore-v2-fd.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/restore-v2-fd.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -incoming fd:7 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/restore-v2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/restore-v2.args
index 173c9ff6ca..ad70c5d840 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/restore-v2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/restore-v2.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -incoming exec:cat
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-panic-missing.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-panic-missing.args
index ed6b2cc5d3..0fbdaee5ec 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-panic-missing.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-panic-missing.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-serial-ccw,id=virtio-serial0,devno=fe.0.0000 \
 -chardev pty,id=charconsole0 \
 -device virtconsole,chardev=charconsole0,id=console0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-panic-no-address.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-panic-no-address.args
index 872b18aca3..3f3a31f1fa 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-panic-no-address.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-panic-no-address.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-serial-ccw,id=virtio-serial0,devno=fe.0.0000 \
 -chardev pty,id=charconsole0 \
 -device virtconsole,chardev=charconsole0,id=console0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-serial-2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-serial-2.args
index 73ed11019a..38bb3a3e0e 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-serial-2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-serial-2.args
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device sclpconsole,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-serial-console.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-serial-console.args
index 584f4fd8a6..6ade1c12ec 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-serial-console.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-serial-console.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device sclpconsole,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-serial.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-serial.args
index 584f4fd8a6..6ade1c12ec 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-serial.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/s390-serial.args
@@ -19,6 +19,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device sclpconsole,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dac-none.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dac-none.args
index 2c9e69c329..503358a73b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dac-none.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dac-none.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-baselabel.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-baselabel.args
index 2c9e69c329..503358a73b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-baselabel.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-baselabel.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-labelskip.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-labelskip.args
index 2c9e69c329..503358a73b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-labelskip.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-labelskip.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-override.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-override.args
index ca76b1650b..cb2c49cdba 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-override.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-override.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest2,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-1 \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=1,drive=drive-ide0-0-1,id=ide0-0-1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-relabel.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-relabel.args
index 2c9e69c329..503358a73b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-relabel.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic-relabel.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic.args
index 2c9e69c329..503358a73b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-dynamic.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-none.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-none.args
index 2c9e69c329..503358a73b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-none.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-none.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-static-labelskip.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-static-labelskip.args
index 2c9e69c329..503358a73b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-static-labelskip.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-static-labelskip.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-static-relabel.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-static-relabel.args
index 2c9e69c329..503358a73b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-static-relabel.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-static-relabel.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-static.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-static.args
index 2c9e69c329..503358a73b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-static.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/seclabel-static.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-dev-chardev-iobase.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-dev-chardev-iobase.args
index 9661810906..b68030a641 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-dev-chardev-iobase.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-dev-chardev-iobase.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev tty,id=charserial0,path=/dev/ttyS2 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0,iobase=0x3f8,irq=0x4 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-dev-chardev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-dev-chardev.args
index ac9e356d18..d91d8c6b33 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-dev-chardev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-dev-chardev.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev tty,id=charserial0,path=/dev/ttyS2 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-file-chardev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-file-chardev.args
index 740f9f55c1..4a363e2cd7 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-file-chardev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-file-chardev.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev file,id=charserial0,path=/tmp/serial.log,append=on \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-file-log.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-file-log.args
index af72dc6ed8..29665d1cd8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-file-log.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-file-log.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev file,id=charserial0,path=/tmp/serial.log,\
 logfile=/var/lib/libvirt/qemu/demo-serial.log,logappend=off \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-many-chardev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-many-chardev.args
index 3eae6b336d..6c7d0867d0 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-many-chardev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-many-chardev.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
 -chardev file,id=charserial1,path=/tmp/serial.log \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-pty-chardev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-pty-chardev.args
index 9b4932ec52..cac821d5b9 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-pty-chardev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-pty-chardev.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev pty,id=charserial0 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-spiceport-nospice.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-spiceport-nospice.args
index 2c9e69c329..503358a73b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-spiceport-nospice.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-spiceport-nospice.args
@@ -20,8 +20,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-spiceport.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-spiceport.args
index 2f8149fdc9..1d2677f9ba 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-spiceport.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-spiceport.args
@@ -19,10 +19,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev spiceport,id=charserial0,name=org.qemu.console.serial.0 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
 -device usb-tablet,id=input0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-chardev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-chardev.args
index c2df729138..a3e892e010 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-chardev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-chardev.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev socket,id=charserial0,host=127.0.0.1,port=9999 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-telnet-chardev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-telnet-chardev.args
index 941df6a444..28dc45a244 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-telnet-chardev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-telnet-chardev.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev socket,id=charserial0,host=127.0.0.1,port=9999,telnet,server,nowait \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-tlsx509-chardev-notls.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-tlsx509-chardev-notls.args
index 55db5becb4..144e28e013 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-tlsx509-chardev-notls.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-tlsx509-chardev-notls.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev udp,id=charserial0,host=127.0.0.1,port=2222,localaddr=127.0.0.1,\
 localport=1111 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-tlsx509-chardev-verify.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-tlsx509-chardev-verify.args
index f7d998bcf7..9f7ea17037 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-tlsx509-chardev-verify.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-tlsx509-chardev-verify.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev udp,id=charserial0,host=127.0.0.1,port=2222,localaddr=127.0.0.1,\
 localport=1111 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-tlsx509-chardev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-tlsx509-chardev.args
index f7d998bcf7..9f7ea17037 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-tlsx509-chardev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-tlsx509-chardev.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev udp,id=charserial0,host=127.0.0.1,port=2222,localaddr=127.0.0.1,\
 localport=1111 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-tlsx509-secret-chardev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-tlsx509-secret-chardev.args
index 8421749284..e8279f209a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-tlsx509-secret-chardev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-tcp-tlsx509-secret-chardev.args
@@ -22,10 +22,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev udp,id=charserial0,host=127.0.0.1,port=2222,localaddr=127.0.0.1,\
 localport=1111 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-udp-chardev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-udp-chardev.args
index 63660ca33e..7fd6c639ac 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-udp-chardev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-udp-chardev.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev udp,id=charserial0,host=127.0.0.1,port=9998,localaddr=127.0.0.1,\
 localport=9999 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-unix-chardev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-unix-chardev.args
index 1977ba5cd7..a345897411 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-unix-chardev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-unix-chardev.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -chardev socket,id=charserial0,path=/tmp/serial.sock \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-vc-chardev.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-vc-chardev.args
index 42589531b6..a9aeafff84 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-vc-chardev.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/serial-vc-chardev.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -chardev vc,id=charserial0 \
 -device isa-serial,chardev=charserial0,id=serial0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/shmem-plain-doorbell.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/shmem-plain-doorbell.args
index 4f6985c1f3..5b2096cfaf 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/shmem-plain-doorbell.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/shmem-plain-doorbell.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -object memory-backend-file,id=shmmem-shmem0,mem-path=/dev/shm/shmem0,\
 size=4194304,share=yes \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/shmem.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/shmem.args
index 519ff9b1ac..e36b6514e6 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/shmem.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/shmem.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device ivshmem,id=shmem0,size=4m,shm=shmem0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device ivshmem,id=shmem1,size=128m,shm=shmem1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x5 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-controller.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-controller.args
index 0f71e138fa..1a654cb4e1 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-controller.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-controller.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device usb-ccid,id=ccid0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -usb \
 -device ccid-card-emulated,backend=nss-emulated,id=smartcard0,bus=ccid0.0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-host-certificates-database.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-host-certificates-database.args
index bc159f234d..17fb50699a 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-host-certificates-database.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-host-certificates-database.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device usb-ccid,id=ccid0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -usb \
 -device ccid-card-emulated,backend=certificates,cert1=cert1,cert2=cert2,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-host-certificates.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-host-certificates.args
index 7f7d6b2b7b..489299a475 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-host-certificates.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-host-certificates.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device usb-ccid,id=ccid0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -usb \
 -device ccid-card-emulated,backend=certificates,cert1=cert1,cert2=cert2,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-host.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-host.args
index 0f71e138fa..1a654cb4e1 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-host.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-host.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device usb-ccid,id=ccid0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -usb \
 -device ccid-card-emulated,backend=nss-emulated,id=smartcard0,bus=ccid0.0 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-passthrough-spicevmc.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-passthrough-spicevmc.args
index c1828947a1..8784a3ffaa 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-passthrough-spicevmc.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-passthrough-spicevmc.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device usb-ccid,id=ccid0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -usb \
 -chardev spicevmc,id=charsmartcard0,name=smartcard \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-passthrough-tcp.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-passthrough-tcp.args
index 3e6995ea30..e55126c206 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-passthrough-tcp.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smartcard-passthrough-tcp.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device usb-ccid,id=ccid0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -usb \
 -chardev socket,id=charsmartcard0,host=127.0.0.1,port=2001,server,nowait \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smbios.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smbios.args
index 112ddc1c92..b9100e17ad 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smbios.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smbios.args
@@ -30,8 +30,8 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smp.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smp.args
index 6e129c4e7d..24e7663ca8 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smp.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/smp.args
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/sound-device.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/sound-device.args
index f97050a0ee..6677111a21 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/sound-device.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/sound-device.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -soundhw pcspk \
 -device ES1370,id=sound1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device sb16,id=sound2 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/sound.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/sound.args
index 8441f4ffcd..42190d1603 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/sound.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/sound.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -soundhw pcspk \
 -device ES1370,id=sound1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device sb16,id=sound2 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/tpm-passthrough-crb.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/tpm-passthrough-crb.args
index 3868115edb..8c73bc6706 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/tpm-passthrough-crb.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/tpm-passthrough-crb.args
@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot order=c,menu=on \
+-boot menu=on \
 -usb \
 -tpmdev passthrough,id=tpm-tpm0,path=/dev/tpm0,\
 cancel-path=/sys/class/misc/tpm0/device/cancel \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/tpm-passthrough.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/tpm-passthrough.args
index 990cd04176..d4dd371f06 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/tpm-passthrough.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/tpm-passthrough.args
@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot order=c,menu=on \
+-boot menu=on \
 -usb \
 -tpmdev passthrough,id=tpm-tpm0,path=/dev/tpm0,\
 cancel-path=/sys/class/misc/tpm0/device/cancel \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-default-q35.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-default-q35.args
index 49c70b4a6c..1dc30259d7 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-default-q35.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-default-q35.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device piix3-usb-uhci,id=usb,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-explicit-q35.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-explicit-q35.args
index e40ebd5a74..18d4231001 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-explicit-q35.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-explicit-q35.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device nec-usb-xhci,id=usb,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x1
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-qemu-xhci.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-qemu-xhci.args
index 9554ced1a5..2ef89ef132 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-qemu-xhci.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-qemu-xhci.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device qemu-xhci,p2=8,p3=8,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-xhci.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-xhci.args
index cc8ce2d69c..7ac1b2bef0 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-xhci.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller-xhci.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device nec-usb-xhci,p2=8,p3=8,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller.args
index 27427ed18f..52049e2f75 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-controller.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-hub-autoadd-deluxe.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-hub-autoadd-deluxe.args
index e5d8ac5bfd..20227927fa 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-hub-autoadd-deluxe.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-hub-autoadd-deluxe.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device usb-hub,id=hub0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -device usb-hub,id=hub1,bus=usb.0,port=2 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-hub-autoadd.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-hub-autoadd.args
index 99a4b18767..460ef7999c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-hub-autoadd.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-hub-autoadd.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device usb-hub,id=hub0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -device usb-mouse,id=input0,bus=usb.0,port=2 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-hub.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-hub.args
index 44fad74c2c..0861250b26 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-hub.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-hub.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device usb-hub,id=hub0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ich9-autoassign.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ich9-autoassign.args
index 081dcd2d21..ed86175b53 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ich9-autoassign.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ich9-autoassign.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device ich9-usb-ehci1,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4.0x7 \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci1,masterbus=usb.0,firstport=0,bus=pci.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x4 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ich9-companion.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ich9-companion.args
index 8e4ff7e86b..7a3ebdf193 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ich9-companion.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ich9-companion.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device ich9-usb-ehci1,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4.0x7 \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci1,masterbus=usb.0,firstport=0,bus=pci.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x4 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ich9-ehci-addr.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ich9-ehci-addr.args
index 1496ef5f3d..3f74d3270d 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ich9-ehci-addr.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ich9-ehci-addr.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device ich9-usb-ehci1,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3.0x7 \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci1,masterbus=usb.0,firstport=0,bus=pci.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x3 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-long-port-path.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-long-port-path.args
index 4873d03528..ad1776581b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-long-port-path.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-long-port-path.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device usb-hub,id=hub0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -device usb-hub,id=hub1,bus=usb.0,port=1.1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-none.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-none.args
index cab6b84c49..9e85dfa0b7 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-none.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-none.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-piix3-controller.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-piix3-controller.args
index 9a74d3a32a..0bee41c8de 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-piix3-controller.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-piix3-controller.args
@@ -20,6 +20,5 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device piix3-usb-uhci,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x1.0x2 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-port-autoassign.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-port-autoassign.args
index e6db778961..9df3100055 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-port-autoassign.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-port-autoassign.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device usb-hub,id=hub0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -device usb-hub,id=hub1,bus=usb.0,port=2 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-port-missing.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-port-missing.args
index 478edee2db..e20ef08102 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-port-missing.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-port-missing.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device usb-hub,id=hub0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -device usb-hub,id=hub1,bus=usb.0,port=2 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ports.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ports.args
index 525c1aa62a..23020dcac1 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ports.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-ports.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device usb-hub,id=hub0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -device usb-hub,id=hub1,bus=usb.0,port=1.2 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-redir-filter-version.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-redir-filter-version.args
index 44f6814447..f30d75da83 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-redir-filter-version.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-redir-filter-version.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -chardev spicevmc,id=charredir0,name=usbredir \
 -device 'usb-redir,chardev=charredir0,id=redir0,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-redir-filter.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-redir-filter.args
index 0ae9ba13f0..c6898a7957 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-redir-filter.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-redir-filter.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device ich9-usb-ehci1,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4.0x7 \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci1,masterbus=usb.0,firstport=0,bus=pci.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x4 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-redir.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-redir.args
index 58222599c4..52c766acab 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-redir.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-redir.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device ich9-usb-ehci1,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4.0x7 \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci1,masterbus=usb.0,firstport=0,bus=pci.0,multifunction=on,\
 addr=0x4 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-xhci-autoassign.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-xhci-autoassign.args
index 314cf4898c..386f4dafd4 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-xhci-autoassign.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb-xhci-autoassign.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device nec-usb-xhci,p2=8,p3=8,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device usb-hub,id=hub0,bus=usb.0,port=1 \
 -device usb-hub,id=hub1,bus=usb.0,port=2 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb1-usb2.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb1-usb2.args
index d56db18a49..1476673246 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb1-usb2.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/usb1-usb2.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device piix3-usb-uhci,id=usb,bus=pci.0,addr=0x1.0x2 \
 -device ich9-usb-ehci1,id=usb1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4.0x7 \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci1,masterbus=usb1.0,firstport=0,bus=pci.0,multifunction=on,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/user-aliases-usb.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/user-aliases-usb.args
index ca7bdc5a35..1857e7e5de 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/user-aliases-usb.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/user-aliases-usb.args
@@ -21,7 +21,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -no-shutdown \
 -global PIIX4_PM.disable_s3=0 \
 -global PIIX4_PM.disable_s4=0 \
--boot cd \
 -device ich9-usb-ehci1,id=ua-myUSB1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4.0x7 \
 -device ich9-usb-uhci1,masterbus=ua-myUSB1.0,firstport=0,bus=pci.0,\
 multifunction=on,addr=0x4 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/user-aliases.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/user-aliases.args
index 293dc919d5..c2d93fb7b7 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/user-aliases.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/user-aliases.args
@@ -34,7 +34,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -no-shutdown \
 -global PIIX4_PM.disable_s3=0 \
 -global PIIX4_PM.disable_s4=0 \
--boot cd \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x8 \
 -device usb-ccid,id=ua-myCCID,bus=ua-SomeWeirdController.0,port=1 \
 -device usb-ccid,id=ua-myCCID2,bus=ua-SomeWeirdController.0,port=2 \
@@ -44,7 +43,8 @@ id=drive-ua-myDisk1,cache=none \
 -global isa-fdc.driveA=drive-ua-myDisk1 \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/gentoo.qcow2,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-ua-myDisk2 \
--device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x5,drive=drive-ua-myDisk2,id=ua-myDisk2 \
+-device virtio-blk-pci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x5,drive=drive-ua-myDisk2,id=ua-myDisk2,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -object secret,id=ua-myEncryptedDisk1-luks-secret0,\
 data=9eao5F8qtkGt+seB1HYivWIxbtwUu6MQtg1zpj/oDtUsPr1q8wBYM91uEHCn6j/1,\
 keyid=masterKey0,iv=AAECAwQFBgcICQoLDA0ODw==,format=base64 \
@@ -56,7 +56,7 @@ id=ua-myEncryptedDisk1 \
 -drive file=/home/zippy/tmp/install-amd64-minimal-20140619.iso,format=raw,\
 if=none,id=drive-ua-WhatAnAwesomeCDROM,media=cdrom,readonly=on,cache=none \
 -device ide-drive,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ua-WhatAnAwesomeCDROM,\
-id=ua-WhatAnAwesomeCDROM \
+id=ua-WhatAnAwesomeCDROM,bootindex=2 \
 -netdev tap,fd=3,id=hostua-CheckoutThisNIC,vhost=on,vhostfd=44 \
 -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=hostua-CheckoutThisNIC,id=ua-CheckoutThisNIC,\
 mac=52:54:00:d6:c0:0b,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/vcpu-placement-static.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/vcpu-placement-static.args
index d2f33abca0..c58b05aff6 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/vcpu-placement-static.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/vcpu-placement-static.args
@@ -21,5 +21,4 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--no-acpi \
--boot c
+-no-acpi
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-device-pciaddr-default.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-device-pciaddr-default.args
index aeb2c0f4ff..6d336eee28 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-device-pciaddr-default.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-device-pciaddr-default.args
@@ -19,11 +19,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-0,cache=none \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -vnc 127.0.0.1:0 \
 -device qxl-vga,id=video0,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=67108864,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x3 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-none-device.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-none-device.args
index 1b03c0cb97..fbd6332cb5 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-none-device.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-none-device.args
@@ -19,9 +19,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -vnc 127.0.0.1:0 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-device-vgamem.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-device-vgamem.args
index e1a059bdfb..b8e39d059d 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-device-vgamem.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-device-vgamem.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-0,cache=none \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device qxl-vga,id=video0,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=67108864,vgamem_mb=16,\
 bus=pci.0,addr=0x2 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-device.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-device.args
index a09955ac93..ce6b329bfe 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-device.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-device.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-0,cache=none \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device qxl-vga,id=video0,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=67108864,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x2 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-heads.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-heads.args
index 928c6cf94a..6ef5d4937d 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-heads.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-heads.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device qxl-vga,id=video0,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=67108864,max_outputs=1,\
 bus=pci.0,addr=0x2 \
 -device qxl,id=video1,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=33554432,max_outputs=3,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-nodevice.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-nodevice.args
index 9148f5ee93..3c21b6fa66 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-nodevice.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-nodevice.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-0,cache=none \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -vga qxl \
 -global qxl-vga.ram_size=67108864 \
 -global qxl-vga.vram_size=67108864 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-noheads.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-noheads.args
index d0ec0bca12..e3370565fb 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-noheads.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-noheads.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device qxl-vga,id=video0,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=67108864,max_outputs=1,\
 bus=pci.0,addr=0x2 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-sec-device-vgamem.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-sec-device-vgamem.args
index 9681fd2789..ba2a7dfd92 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-sec-device-vgamem.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-sec-device-vgamem.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-0,cache=none \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device qxl-vga,id=video0,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=67108864,vgamem_mb=16,\
 bus=pci.0,addr=0x2 \
 -device qxl,id=video1,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=67108864,vgamem_mb=16,\
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-sec-device.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-sec-device.args
index 7764a49be3..56622f788b 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-sec-device.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-qxl-sec-device.args
@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-0,cache=none \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device qxl-vga,id=video0,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=67108864,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x2 \
 -device qxl,id=video1,ram_size=67108864,vram_size=67108864,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-device-vgamem.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-device-vgamem.args
index f65e962559..83d9256103 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-device-vgamem.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-device-vgamem.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-0,cache=none \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device VGA,id=video0,vgamem_mb=16,bus=pci.0,addr=0x2 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-device.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-device.args
index 3d601f4aaa..31497f446c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-device.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-device.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-0,cache=none \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device VGA,id=video0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x2 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-nodevice.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-nodevice.args
index 8aa90a0c6e..d007c67f87 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-nodevice.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-nodevice.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-0,cache=none \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -vga std \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-qxl-heads.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-qxl-heads.args
index 4c628f016f..e74976b604 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-qxl-heads.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-vga-qxl-heads.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -vga qxl \
 -global qxl-vga.ram_size=67108864 \
 -global qxl-vga.vram_size=67108864 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-ccw.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-ccw.args
index 123bf3171a..9a807be304 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-ccw.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-ccw.args
@@ -18,10 +18,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--boot c \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-ccw,devno=fe.0.0000,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -vnc 127.0.0.1:0 \
 -device virtio-gpu-ccw,id=video0,max_outputs=1,devno=fe.0.0002 \
 -device virtio-gpu-ccw,id=video1,max_outputs=1,devno=fe.0.0003 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-device.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-device.args
index a82d3ff96b..7590338556 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-device.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-device.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-0,cache=none \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-gpu-pci,id=video0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x2 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-sdl-gl.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-sdl-gl.args
index f8610e53b0..c4e63dbf06 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-sdl-gl.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-sdl-gl.args
@@ -18,11 +18,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-0,cache=none \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -display sdl,gl=on \
 -device virtio-gpu-pci,id=video0,virgl=on,bus=pci.0,addr=0x2 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-secondary.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-secondary.args
index ff76959e03..94e643bf69 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-secondary.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-secondary.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-gpu-pci,id=video0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x2 \
 -device virtio-gpu-pci,id=video1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-spice-gl.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-spice-gl.args
index b4eadd5a2a..2e90098130 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-spice-gl.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-spice-gl.args
@@ -19,11 +19,11 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-0,cache=none \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -spice port=0,gl=on,rendernode=/dev/dri/foo \
 -device virtio-gpu-pci,id=video0,virgl=on,bus=pci.0,addr=0x2 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-virgl.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-virgl.args
index 0a45ec95fc..02cc5ed97c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-virgl.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-gpu-virgl.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-0,cache=none \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-gpu-pci,id=video0,virgl=on,bus=pci.0,addr=0x2 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-vga.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-vga.args
index ba1378f8a9..463e9d97ff 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-vga.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/video-virtio-vga.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/QEMUGuest1,format=qcow2,if=none,\
 id=drive-ide0-0-0,cache=none \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-vga,id=video0,max_outputs=1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x2 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-input-passthrough.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-input-passthrough.args
index f3c99878d1..34124d021c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-input-passthrough.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-input-passthrough.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-input-host-pci,id=input0,evdev=/dev/input/event1234,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x4 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-input.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-input.args
index c28be2c0f4..68c39233d2 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-input.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-input.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-mouse-pci,id=input0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4 \
 -device virtio-keyboard-pci,id=input1,bus=pci.0,addr=0xa \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-lun.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-lun.args
index 388f73a973..02db2f9732 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-lun.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-lun.args
@@ -20,12 +20,12 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot order=dc,menu=on \
+-boot menu=on \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x6 \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/sdfake,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,scsi=on,bus=pci.0,addr=0x4,drive=drive-virtio-disk0,\
-id=virtio-disk0 \
+id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=2 \
 -drive file=/dev/sdfake2,format=qcow2,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk1 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,scsi=on,bus=pci.0,addr=0x5,drive=drive-virtio-disk1,\
 id=virtio-disk1 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-options.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-options.args
index bc849066e3..770989a0bf 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-options.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-options.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -device virtio-scsi-pci,iommu_platform=on,ats=on,id=scsi0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x8 \
 -device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial0,iommu_platform=on,ats=on,bus=pci.0,\
 addr=0x9 \
@@ -28,7 +27,7 @@ addr=0x9 \
 -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/img1,format=raw,if=none,\
 id=drive-virtio-disk0 \
 -device virtio-blk-pci,iommu_platform=on,ats=on,bus=pci.0,addr=0xa,\
-drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0 \
+drive=drive-virtio-disk0,id=virtio-disk0,bootindex=1 \
 -fsdev local,security_model=passthrough,id=fsdev-fs0,path=/export/fs1 \
 -device virtio-9p-pci,id=fs0,fsdev=fsdev-fs0,mount_tag=fs1,iommu_platform=on,\
 ats=on,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-default.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-default.args
index 6a42a1bf72..4d784ae00c 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-default.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-default.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -object rng-random,id=objrng0,filename=/dev/random \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-egd.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-egd.args
index 254a1c20b4..8166053e11 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-egd.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-egd.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -chardev socket,id=charrng0,host=1.2.3.4,port=1234 \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-multiple.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-multiple.args
index c6933c287b..da3c53ebd5 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-multiple.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-multiple.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -object rng-random,id=objrng0,filename=/dev/random \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-random.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-random.args
index 81c3e28e2f..c72bd1e0e9 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-random.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/virtio-rng-random.args
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -object rng-random,id=objrng0,filename=/dev/urandom \
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/vmcoreinfo.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/vmcoreinfo.args
index a5a1c489d6..d093fdbd94 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/vmcoreinfo.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/vmcoreinfo.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 \
 -device vmcoreinfo
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog-device.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog-device.args
index 1200f431a7..e7f4c658a3 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog-device.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog-device.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device ib700,id=watchdog0 \
 -watchdog-action poweroff \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog-dump.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog-dump.args
index 414e81f0fd..5065308b13 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog-dump.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog-dump.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device ib700,id=watchdog0 \
 -watchdog-action pause \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog-injectnmi.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog-injectnmi.args
index a320440f36..51a55fe569 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog-injectnmi.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog-injectnmi.args
@@ -20,10 +20,10 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device ib700,id=watchdog0 \
 -watchdog-action inject-nmi \
 -device virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog.args
index 3e0bd59889..5f79028bad 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/watchdog.args
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ server,nowait \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
 -no-acpi \
--boot c \
 -usb \
 -drive file=/dev/HostVG/QEMUGuest1,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-ide0-0-0 \
--device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0 \
+-device ide-drive,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0-0-0,id=ide0-0-0,\
+bootindex=1 \
 -device ib700,id=watchdog0 \
 -watchdog-action poweroff
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/x86-kvm-32-on-64.args b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/x86-kvm-32-on-64.args
index 7f9ad338fb..21211fc120 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/x86-kvm-32-on-64.args
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvdata/x86-kvm-32-on-64.args
@@ -20,5 +20,4 @@ nowait \
 -mon chardev=charmonitor,id=monitor,mode=control \
 -rtc base=utc \
 -no-shutdown \
--no-acpi \
--boot c
+-no-acpi
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2argvtest.c b/tests/qemuxml2argvtest.c
index 16000ca59d..b9dc6850e2 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2argvtest.c
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2argvtest.c
@@ -866,36 +866,30 @@ mymain(void)
             QEMU_CAPS_ICH9_AHCI);
     DO_TEST("bootindex-floppy-q35",
             QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_IOH3420,
-            QEMU_CAPS_ICH9_AHCI,
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX);
+            QEMU_CAPS_ICH9_AHCI);
     DO_TEST("boot-multi", NONE);
     DO_TEST("boot-menu-enable", NONE);
-    DO_TEST("boot-menu-enable-bootindex",
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX);
+    DO_TEST("boot-menu-enable-bootindex", NONE);
     DO_TEST("boot-menu-enable-with-timeout",
             QEMU_CAPS_SPLASH_TIMEOUT);
     DO_TEST_FAILURE("boot-menu-enable-with-timeout", NONE);
     DO_TEST_PARSE_ERROR("boot-menu-enable-with-timeout-invalid", NONE);
     DO_TEST("boot-menu-disable", NONE);
     DO_TEST("boot-menu-disable-drive", NONE);
-    DO_TEST("boot-menu-disable-drive-bootindex",
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX);
+    DO_TEST("boot-menu-disable-drive-bootindex", NONE);
     DO_TEST_PARSE_ERROR("boot-dev+order",
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX,
             QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_BLK_SCSI);
     DO_TEST("boot-order",
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX,
             QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_BLK_SCSI);
     DO_TEST("boot-complex",
             QEMU_CAPS_DRIVE_BOOT,
             QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_BLK_SCSI);
     DO_TEST("boot-complex-bootindex",
             QEMU_CAPS_DRIVE_BOOT,
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX,
             QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_BLK_SCSI);
     DO_TEST("boot-strict",
             QEMU_CAPS_DRIVE_BOOT,
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX, QEMU_CAPS_BOOT_STRICT,
+            QEMU_CAPS_BOOT_STRICT,
             QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_BLK_SCSI);

     DO_TEST("reboot-timeout-disabled", QEMU_CAPS_REBOOT_TIMEOUT);
@@ -1082,8 +1076,7 @@ mymain(void)
     DO_TEST_CAPS_LATEST("disk-network-tlsx509");
     driver.config->vxhsTLS = 0;
     VIR_FREE(driver.config->vxhsTLSx509certdir);
-    DO_TEST("disk-no-boot",
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX);
+    DO_TEST("disk-no-boot", NONE);
     DO_TEST_PARSE_ERROR("disk-device-lun-type-invalid",
                         QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_SCSI);
     DO_TEST_FAILURE("disk-usb-nosupport", NONE);
@@ -1414,10 +1407,8 @@ mymain(void)
     DO_TEST("console-virtio-many",
             QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_ISA_SERIAL);
     DO_TEST("console-virtio-s390",
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX,
             QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_S390);
     DO_TEST("console-virtio-ccw",
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX,
             QEMU_CAPS_CCW,
             QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_S390);
     DO_TEST("console-sclp",
@@ -1497,7 +1488,6 @@ mymain(void)
             QEMU_CAPS_ICH9_USB_EHCI1,
             QEMU_CAPS_USB_REDIR,
             QEMU_CAPS_SPICE,
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX,
             QEMU_CAPS_USB_REDIR_BOOTINDEX);
     DO_TEST("usb-redir-filter",
             QEMU_CAPS_USB_HUB,
@@ -1562,8 +1552,7 @@ mymain(void)
     DO_TEST("watchdog-device", NONE);
     DO_TEST("watchdog-dump", NONE);
     DO_TEST("watchdog-injectnmi", NONE);
-    DO_TEST("watchdog-diag288",
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX, QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_S390);
+    DO_TEST("watchdog-diag288", QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_S390);
     DO_TEST("balloon-device", NONE);
     DO_TEST("balloon-device-deflate",
             QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_BALLOON_AUTODEFLATE);
@@ -1589,7 +1578,6 @@ mymain(void)
     DO_TEST("hostdev-usb-address", NONE);
     DO_TEST("hostdev-usb-address-device", NONE);
     DO_TEST("hostdev-usb-address-device-boot",
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX,
             QEMU_CAPS_USB_HOST_BOOTINDEX);
     DO_TEST("hostdev-pci-address", NONE);
     DO_TEST("hostdev-pci-address-device", NONE);
@@ -2031,19 +2019,16 @@ mymain(void)
             QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_VIRTIO_RNG,
             QEMU_CAPS_OBJECT_RNG_EGD);
     DO_TEST("virtio-rng-ccw",
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX,
             QEMU_CAPS_CCW,
             QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_S390,
             QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_VIRTIO_RNG,
             QEMU_CAPS_OBJECT_RNG_RANDOM);

     DO_TEST("s390-allow-bogus-usb-none",
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX,
             QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_S390,
             QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_VIRTIO_RNG,
             QEMU_CAPS_OBJECT_RNG_RANDOM);
     DO_TEST("s390-allow-bogus-usb-controller",
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX,
             QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_S390,
             QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_VIRTIO_RNG,
             QEMU_CAPS_OBJECT_RNG_RANDOM);
@@ -2491,7 +2476,7 @@ mymain(void)
             QEMU_CAPS_OBJECT_GPEX,
             QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_PCI_BRIDGE, QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_IOH3420,
             QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_VIDEO_PRIMARY,
-            QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_VIRTIO_GPU, QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX);
+            QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_VIRTIO_GPU);
     DO_TEST("aarch64-video-default",
             QEMU_CAPS_OBJECT_GPEX,
             QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_PCI_BRIDGE, QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_IOH3420,
@@ -2743,21 +2728,21 @@ mymain(void)

     DO_TEST("machine-loadparm-s390",
             QEMU_CAPS_CCW, QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_S390,
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX, QEMU_CAPS_LOADPARM);
+            QEMU_CAPS_LOADPARM);
     DO_TEST("machine-loadparm-net-s390",
             QEMU_CAPS_CCW, QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_S390,
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX, QEMU_CAPS_LOADPARM);
+            QEMU_CAPS_LOADPARM);
     DO_TEST("machine-loadparm-multiple-disks-nets-s390",
             QEMU_CAPS_CCW,
-            QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_S390, QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX,
+            QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_S390,
             QEMU_CAPS_LOADPARM);
     DO_TEST_PARSE_ERROR("machine-loadparm-s390-char-invalid",
                         QEMU_CAPS_CCW,
-                        QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_S390, QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX,
+                        QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_S390,
                         QEMU_CAPS_LOADPARM);
     DO_TEST_PARSE_ERROR("machine-loadparm-s390-len-invalid",
                         QEMU_CAPS_CCW,
-                        QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_S390, QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX,
+                        QEMU_CAPS_VIRTIO_S390,
                         QEMU_CAPS_LOADPARM);

     DO_TEST("qemu-ns-domain-ns0", NONE);
diff --git a/tests/qemuxml2xmltest.c b/tests/qemuxml2xmltest.c
index 6c4f96e505..245b4ac335 100644
--- a/tests/qemuxml2xmltest.c
+++ b/tests/qemuxml2xmltest.c
@@ -290,8 +290,7 @@ mymain(void)
             QEMU_CAPS_ICH9_AHCI);
     DO_TEST("bootindex-floppy-q35",
             QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_IOH3420,
-            QEMU_CAPS_ICH9_AHCI,
-            QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX);
+            QEMU_CAPS_ICH9_AHCI);
     DO_TEST("boot-multi", NONE);
     DO_TEST("boot-menu-enable-with-timeout", NONE);
     DO_TEST("boot-menu-disable", NONE);
@@ -1036,7 +1035,7 @@ mymain(void)
             QEMU_CAPS_OBJECT_GPEX,
             QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_PCI_BRIDGE, QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_IOH3420,
             QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_VIDEO_PRIMARY,
-            QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_VIRTIO_GPU, QEMU_CAPS_BOOTINDEX);
+            QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_VIRTIO_GPU);
     DO_TEST("aarch64-pci-serial",
             QEMU_CAPS_DEVICE_PCI_SERIAL,
             QEMU_CAPS_CHARDEV_LOGFILE,
-- 
2.16.2


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