Re: Two questions about paravirt boot sequence(head_32.S)

From: Stratos Psomadakis
Date: Fri Apr 15 2011 - 10:15:37 EST

On 04/15/2011 05:08 PM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 09:40:05PM +0930, Rusty Russell wrote:
>> On Thu, 14 Apr 2011 13:33:51 +0300, Stratos Psomadakis <psomas@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> 2)I think that xen doesn't use any more the hardware subarch boot
>>> parameter, and uses a 'different' path/boot sequence, hence the
>>> xen_entry in head_32.S is not needed any more. Am I missing something?
>> Yep, Xen never actually used it.
> Does lguest use it? It looked like a neat idea - what happened?
yeap, afaik, lguest uses the subarch field to jump to its own 'entry

Stratos Psomadakis

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at