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[Xen-devel] Re: [RFC, PATCH 2/24] i386 Vmi config

On Mon, Mar 13, 2006 at 10:00:27AM -0800, Zachary Amsden wrote:
> Introduce the basic VMI sub-arch configuration dependencies.  VMI kernels only
> are designed to run on modern hardware platforms.  As such, they require a
> working APIC, and do not support some legacy functionality, including APM 
> ISA and MCA bus systems, PCI BIOS interfaces, or PnP BIOS (by implication of
> dropping ISA support).  They also require a P6 series CPU.

That's pretty bad because distributors need another kernel still.  At least
a working APIC isn't quite as common today as it should.

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