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RE: [Xen-devel] question about the guestOS boot

  • To: "tgh" <tianguanhua@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Petersson, Mats" <Mats.Petersson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2007 13:17:06 +0100
  • Cc: xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Delivery-date: Fri, 09 Mar 2007 04:16:47 -0800
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] question about the guestOS boot


> -----Original Message-----
> From: tgh [mailto:tianguanhua@xxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 09 March 2007 12:10
> To: Petersson, Mats
> Cc: xen-devel
> Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] question about the guestOS boot
> Thank you for your reply
> And dom0 xc_linux_build() function play a bootloader role in 
> booting VM
> ,is it right?

Yes, it's responsible for loading and setting up initial environment to
be able to start the kernel. 
The actual load is done by xc_dom_kernel_file(), which in turn uses


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