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[Xen-devel][PATCH]Nvram patch for IA64

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  • From: "Huang, Xinmei" <xinmei.huang@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 12:04:53 +0800
  • Delivery-date: Sun, 15 Oct 2006 21:05:25 -0700
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel][PATCH]Nvram patch for IA64

Nvram emulation is for IA64.
Note that Nvram Option in is also prerequisite when creating a Vti domain.
-----Original Message-----
From: Alex Williamson [mailto:alex.williamson@xxxxxx] 
Sent: 2006年10月16日 5:18
To: Huang, Xinmei
Cc: xen-ia64-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Xen-ia64-devel][PATCH]Nvram patch

On Fri, 2006-10-13 at 14:37 +0800, Huang, Xinmei wrote:
> Hi all,
> Nvram emulation solution is that: Qemu uses one file to emulate nvram.
> Qemu would load/save relevant content from/to nvram file when GFW sends
> command through I/O port.
> Nvram option is added in config file to specify a per-domain nvram file
> path, which can't be shared by different domains. Nvram file would be
> created if non-existent.
> A new GFW which supports nvram emulation is prerequisite.

   This looks good, but it's mainly adding new functionality to common
code.  Other architectures may wish to leverage this work too.  I think
it should therefore be submitted to xen-devel.  Thanks,


Alex Williamson                             HP Open Source & Linux Org.

Attachment: nvram.patch
Description: nvram.patch

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