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Re: Documentation Xen-hypervisor and Dom0 xen-related boot options (was

To: Stephen Spector <stephen.spector@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Documentation Xen-hypervisor and Dom0 xen-related boot options (was Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] VT-d: improve RMRR validity checking, documenting boot options)
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 13:33:09 +0200
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On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 03:56:48PM -0500, Stephen Spector wrote:
> > Although I think this is an enrichment for the wiki docs, the pdf doesn't 
> > contain what i meant :-)
> > This pdf document gives (all) options to specify for xen guests.
> > What i was wondering about was all the options that i could:
> > - pass to the hypervisor on boot.
> >     - for example dom0_mem=xxx or serial console settings, iommu/vt-d 
> > options, xen powermanagement options, debug > options like 
> > "cpufreq.debug=2" etc.
> > - as well as the xen-specific/related options one could give to the dom0 
> > linux kernel (for both the branch as > well as jeremy's pvops).
> >     - for example console options that would work with serial console, 
> > pciback, reassign_resources, guestdev etc.
> > I don't know if you also have any starting document about this as well ?
> > Perhaps other wiki's about specific subjects could point to such a list for 
> > the latest and greatest in related boot > > > options as well.
> > If there isn't such document i would like to help and try to contribute 
> > such a list.
> I am not aware of any document that you mention but will wait to see if 
> Jeremy Fitzhardinge has a comment on this.

I just made:

Now we need to fill it with actual content.. Do we already 
have some more or less up-to-date PDF/txt/html file with
the Xen options? 

And I guess we should make a XenDom0KernelBootOptions 
wiki page aswell..

-- Pasi

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