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Re: [Xen-ia64-devel] Mini-OS on ia64

To: Alex Williamson <alex.williamson@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-ia64-devel] Mini-OS on ia64
From: Dietmar Hahn <dietmar.hahn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2007 12:47:46 +0100
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Hi Alex,

it took a long time, but now it's going on. I got managed the re-architecture 
of the x86 part of mini-os.
Please can you update the extras/mini-os directory in the ia64-xen tree from 
the x86-xen tree! Then I'll be able to send a first patch with the ia64 
extensions for mini-os.


Am Montag, 24. Juli 2006 16:31 schrieb Alex Williamson:
> On Mon, 2006-07-24 at 15:12 +0200, Dietmar Hahn wrote:
> > > As far as I know nobody is working on it.
> >
> > OK, then I will start.
>    Thanks Dietmar.  I think this is something we need to watch closely
> so that ia64 can be ready should mini-os start being used for fully
> virtualized domains.
> > At the moment I have running a rudimentary trap handler for the
> > physically addresses (start_info, bootinfo and console page) and the
> > event handler for timer and console events.
> > Are there any guidelines to get in the sources?
>    I imagine you'll have to do some re-architecture of the code to allow
> ia64 to fit cleanly into the existing code.  The might mean making
> architecture specific sub-directories under extras/mini-os and moving
> the existing architecture specific files under them.  That should
> probably be coordinated on xen-devel, but please keep xen-ia64-devel in
> the loop.  When you're ready to add the ia64 code, submit that to the
> xen-ia64-devel list.  Thanks,
>       Alex

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