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Re: Users can provide their own kernels? (Was: Re: [Xen-users] Basic Que

To: Mark Williamson <mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Users can provide their own kernels? (Was: Re: [Xen-users] Basic Question)
From: Andy Smith <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 13:34:33 +0000
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On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 02:24:26PM +0100, Mark Williamson wrote:
> On Wednesday 15 June 2005 14:27, Andy Smith wrote:
> > Does the above imply that in -unstable, users can provide their own
> > kernels?
> Yes.  You just stick a grub.conf / menu.lst in the usual place and should 
> Just 
> Work.
> We're also working an another bootloader approach based on kexec but the 
> effect will be the same.

Very nice work!  Thanks.

Out of curiosity, does this mean that the domU kernel has to exist
both inside the domU's root file system and in the dom0 filesystem?
Or does Xen just start the bootloader from the domU filesystem and
go from there?

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