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Re: [Xen-devel] ia64 missing hvmloader and friends.

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] ia64 missing hvmloader and friends.
From: "KUWAMURA Shin'ya" <kuwa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 10:30:08 +0900 (JST)
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Hi Julio,

>>>>> On Wed, 09 Mar 2011 18:14:19 -0430
>>>>> jortega@xxxxxxxxx("Julio C. Ortega")  said:
> I've recently started using Xen 4.0.2rc3 under ia64.
> Altough "xm info" shows hvm capabilities (and the CPU certainly supports
> it, AFAIK, has VT-x) hvmtools and friends don't get builded.
> I've made sure to have all the build dependencies (dev86, bcc and such)
> altough when i build/install hvmloader doesn't show up. DomU creation
> under this schema fails to load it, and it isn't on any xen installed path.
> I'm assuming that maybe it's because hvmloader it's an ia32/x86_64
> binary, but i'm not really sure, and also, don't know for sure if HVM
> it's a work in progress under itanium 2.

The hvmloader for ia64 is managed in another repository:
And it has an prebuilt binary, binaries/xenia64-gfw.bin.

Quick start:
  hg clone http://xenbits.xensource.com/ext/efi-vfirmware/
  cp efi-vfirmware/binaries/xenia64-gfw.bin /usr/lib/xen/boot/hvmloader

Best regards,
  KUWAMURA Shin'ya

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