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Re: [Xen-devel] New Xen boot infrastructure proposal

On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 01:52:04PM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Tue, 2013-05-21 at 03:36 -0700, Daniel Kiper wrote:
> > It means
> > that at this stage it is worth to create completely new
> > boot structure which is not linked so tightly with any boot
> > protocol. It should contain all needed stuff, be architecture
> > independent as much as possible and easily extensible.
> Is this proposal intended to form a protocol between the bootloader and

More or less. The goal is to have one place to store info about
current system config. It could be taken from different sources
via various stuff (multiboot protocol, BIOS, EFI, ...) and always
saved in one place. Currently all stuff is spread over various
places which is not very convenient and nice.

> Xen or between the early (e.g. prepaging, x86 real mode etc) Xen and
> later Xen?


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