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Re: [Xen-devel] Dom0 OOPS - causes restart

> anyone doing LILO and xen? I don't see any example .conf files any more. 

Xen's boot image conforms to the 'multiboot' standard, which
turns out not to be such a standard after all... In fact, Grub is
about the only implementation I know of (other than our patched
version of kexec)

I think multiboot is generally a good thing, and I can't think of
any downside to using Grub over Lilo (other than lilo's -R
option, for which standard Grub doesn't really have an

> I'm going to bite the bullet here and cut my desktop over to Xen if 
> possible. Should be amusing.

Have fun ;-)  

I ran it on my laptop for a while, but the lack of APM/ACPI
support got to me eventually. In the new IO world it mightn't be
too hard to make ACPI work: all the nasty interpreter stuff would
live in Linux, and we'd just need the bare minimum in
Xen. Haven't looked too closely though -- there may be a gotcha.


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