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

On Wed, 2013-05-22 at 16:27 +0200, Daniel Kiper 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.

So we are expecting bootloaders to all implement this Xen specific,
multiboot2-alike protocol? That doesn't seem terribly likely to happen.
IMHO we'd be far better off working with the multiboot folks to define
extensions to multiboot2 and/or multiboot3 which cover this additional
information -- especially given that nothing much there seems to be Xen


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