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[Xen-devel] Re: [patch] domain builder rewrite, guest kexec

To: Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel@xxxxxxx>, Magnus Damm <magnus@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [patch] domain builder rewrite, guest kexec
From: Horms <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2006 21:30:18 +0900 (JST)
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On Fri, 07 Jul 2006 14:46:43 +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
>  Hi folks,
> I've just uploaded my current state of the guest kexec and domain
> builder rewrite work.
> Booting a new kernel via kexec starts working now, I can boot to the
> login prompt with a ttylinux rootfs on a ramdisk, so you can start
> playing with it.  It's far from being bug-free though, xenstore is
> broken for example.
> The new libxc domain builder code is in use here all day and runs stable
> too, although I'm using it with 32bit only at the moment.
> More verbose description is here:
> http://www.suse.de/~kraxel/xen/kexec.html
> Patch against unstable is here:
> http://www.suse.de/~kraxel/patches/domain-builder-kexec-master-xen-10647.diff

Wow, that looks pretty impressive indeed.

I wonder how much room there is for consolidating code in your domU
kexec patch and the work that Magnus and I have done on dom0/hypervsisor

  H: http://www.vergenet.net/~horms/
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