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Re: [Xen-devel] [Hackathon minutes] Xen and UEFI support

On Mon, 20 May 2013, Daniel Kiper wrote:
> > We might want to support Xen being loaded as a Portable Executable by
> > Gummiboot. It shouldn't be very different from the current way of
> > supporting Xen being booted as a PE by the UEFI loader, the only
> > difference is that Xen is going to get the location of the kernel and
> > initrd from the command line rather than a config file.
> Right, however, I think that probably we should focus
> mainly on GRUB2 which is much more common.

I agree

> > We need to support this case on ARM too, however the Portable
> > Executable build target is currently x86 specific (funny, isn't it?).
> What do you mean by that? binutils support for PE or something else?

I mean that Xen can only be built as a PE on x86 at the moment

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