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Re: [MirageOS-devel] Mirage ARM port

On 14 April 2014 17:19, Thomas Leonard <talex5@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 11 April 2014 13:41, Anil Madhavapeddy <anil@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Another thing worth trying is to bring up a FreeBSD/Xen/ARM guest on
>> your setup to check that it comes up with that version of Xen.  It looks
>> like we're heading towards FreeBSD being a potential replacement for
>> MiniOS as a bootloader in the longer term. Having the FreeBSD/Xen/ARM guest
>> working means that we could in theory unify the Raspberry Pi and Xen
>> Mirage backends.
>> See these about FreeBSD on Xen:
>> http://blog.xen.org/index.php/2014/01/21/improved-xen-support-in-freebsd/
>> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-xen/2014-January/001974.html
> OK, I'll look at adding instructions for FreeBSD next.

Instructions for a FreeBSD guest are now up here:


The original instructions worked well. I just corrected a few typos
and gave more information for people not used to FreeBSD (like me).

Next, I'm going to look at getting Mini-OS to use the guest console
(rather than the Xen emergency console).

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