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

>>> On 22.05.13 at 16:27, Daniel Kiper <daniel.kiper@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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.

As just said in another reply - copying stuff needlessly isn't nice
either, or at least it's a matter of taste which of the two one may
like better.


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