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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 00/07] HVM firmware passthrough

At 23:59 +0100 on 01 May (1335916778), Julian Pidancet wrote:
> >> Would we still be able to do that with the simplifications you're
> >> suggesting here ?
> >
> > Yes, you could definitely do it without all this module stuff.  Passing
> > an address and length in Xenstore would work.
> Isn't it kind of the same thing ? I mean, the BIOS or an Option ROM to
> pre-load could be seen by hvmloader as "modules" because they would
> have to be passed by the toolstack the same way as ACPI or SMBIOS
> tables.

Yes, it's similar.  But the new module marshalling/unmarshalling code
isn't necessary for any of them.


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