Re: [Xen-devel] EFI and multiboot2 devlopment work for Xen

From: Jan Beulich
Date: Thu Oct 24 2013 - 02:54:09 EST

>>> Vladimir 'Ï-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko<phcoder@xxxxxxxxx> 10/23/13 7:02 PM >>>
>> GrUB - which iiuc stays in memory
>> after transferring control - could export its file system support to its
>> descendants).
>Xen shouldn't need to load any file after multiboot2 entry point. The
>needed files would already be in memory with pointers to them passed.

I should have said "to its chainloaded descendants".

>If you insist on being able to load directly from EFI, then IMO the best
>way is to have a PE executable with one of sections containing Xen and
>code which would load remaining files to memory and call common entry point.

I think you've been told before - this is what has been working already for quite
some time.


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