Re: [PATCH v1 04/12] xen/hvmlite: Bootstrap HVMlite guest
From: Luis R. Rodriguez
Date: Tue Jan 26 2016 - 13:34:45 EST
On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 05:28:08PM -0500, Boris Ostrovsky wrote:
> On 01/25/2016 04:21 PM, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> >On 01/25/16 13:12, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> >>>Perhaps, but someone would still have to set hardware_subarch. And
> >>>it's hvmlite_bootparams() that does it.
> >>No, Xen would do it as well, essentially all of hvmlite_bootparams() could be
> >>done in Xen.
> >Or a stub code.
> This patch in fact is the stub for Xen HVMlite guests, after we are
> done with it we jump to bare-metal startup code (i.e startup_32|64)
Right the point is the stub need not be in Linux, I'll explain in the other
thread where I provided more details on the different known approaches.