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RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH][RESEND]Nvram patch for IA64

Hi Christian, 

Do you have comments on this patch? NVRAM is a useful feature for IA64 VT-I 
domain, especially for windows 2003 booting. 

Best Regards

Huang, Xinmei <> write on 2006-10-18 9:40:
> Hi all,
> This is the patch for IA64 nvram emulation.
> Note that Nvram Option in configure file 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

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