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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] domain builder for ReactOS

To: Ge van Geldorp <gvg@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] domain builder for ReactOS
From: Jacob Gorm Hansen <jacobg@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 05 Jun 2005 16:31:21 -0700
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Ge van Geldorp wrote:

> The reason I'm submitting a Xen patch at this point is that I've completed a
> well-defined task now (getting the bootloader to run under Xen) and it's a
> good point to merge the development branch into the main trunk. However, I
> do need to get rid of the ELF format to do that. And that in turn means I
> can no longer use the current linux builder/loader in Xen.

Xen domUs need to have a bios, so we do not need to have domain-specific
stuff like ELF-parsing in dom0. I will post to source to my 'mstrap'
attempt at this tomorrow for people to comment on.


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