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RE: [Xen-users] Question about /gplpv

To: "udas" <bayntdev@xxxxxxxxx>, <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] Question about /gplpv
From: "James Harper" <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 Jan 2009 00:17:27 +1100
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Thread-topic: [Xen-users] Question about /gplpv
> Hi,
> I have a question about the switch /gplpv in boot.ini
> I see that some of the pv driver code is looking at this option; is
> there is any other piece of code that looks at this option before the
> drivers get loaded and perhaps change the bootpath or do something
> fancy?

Which version are you looking in? The very latest versions no longer use
/gplpv to activate the drivers, they only use /nogplpv to deactivate the
drivers. Booting in safe mode will also deactivate the drivers.

The parsing of the boot line is (I think) only done in xenpci.c now.


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