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RE: [Xen-ia64-devel] RFC: Switch to xlilo now? Or post-3.0?

To: "Tristan Gingold" <Tristan.Gingold@xxxxxxxx>, "Yang, Fred" <fred.yang@xxxxxxxxx>, <xen-ia64-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-ia64-devel] RFC: Switch to xlilo now? Or post-3.0?
From: "Magenheimer, Dan (HP Labs Fort Collins)" <dan.magenheimer@xxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2005 05:26:50 -0800
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Thread-topic: [Xen-ia64-devel] RFC: Switch to xlilo now? Or post-3.0?
Excellent!  Thank you Tristan for doing this backward compatible
version.  This is the best solution.

I have only compile-tested it but since you tested it on rhel3
and Akio has tested it on rhel4, I have committed it to

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tristan Gingold [mailto:Tristan.Gingold@xxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: Thursday, November 17, 2005 4:06 AM
> To: Magenheimer, Dan (HP Labs Fort Collins); Yang, Fred; 
> xen-ia64-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [Xen-ia64-devel] RFC: Switch to xlilo now? Or post-3.0?
> Le Mercredi 16 Novembre 2005 22:36, Magenheimer, Dan (HP Labs 
> Fort Collins) a 
> écrit :
> > > Magenheimer, Dan (HP Labs Fort Collins) wrote:
> > > > Once the xen4elilo patch got applied, this no longer worked
> > > > for me.  It may have been my pilot error.
> > >
> > > The key descision is when to move to new elilo.efi for Xen to
> > > take advantage of xen.gz loading.  We should all move forward
> > > together to get the feature
> > > -Fred
> >
> > Perhaps.  But there is not a patch on the table for
> > support of compressed images yet, and there is one
> > waiting for xlilo.  Since 3.0 is imminent, let's decide
> > on the xlilo patch that is waiting.  If a compressed image
> > patch is available and tested prior to 3.0 freeze,
> > we can consider that one too.
> Here is the change.
> I have only tested it with the old elilo on my RHEL 3.
> Tristan.
> Signed-off-by: Tristan Gingold <tristan.gingold@xxxxxxxx>

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