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RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Unmodified VMX guest support (domain firmware)

To: "Arun Sharma" <arun.sharma@xxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Unmodified VMX guest support (domain firmware)
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2005 23:36:35 +0100
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Unmodified VMX guest support (domain firmware)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
> Arun Sharma
> Sent: 08 June 2005 23:25
> To: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Unmodified VMX guest support 
> (domain firmware)
> Leendert van Doorn wrote:
> > The following allows you to run unmodified guest operating systems 
> > under Xen on VMX (VT) enabled processors. The tree lives under 
> > <ROOT>/tools/dfw. Instead of booting a guest kernel, boot vmxloader 
> > and specify the disk image in qemurc.
> > 
> I think /boot/vmxloader is a better path.
> http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.html#USRSHAREARCHITECT
> says /usr/share is for arch independent data.

I think we've settled on somewhere below /usr/lib/xen for stuff like

How about /usr/lib/xen/loaders/vmxloader ? In case we end up having a
grub-like 23bit loader too.


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