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Re: [Xen-devel] Bug: Windows 2003 fails to install on xen-unstable tip

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jan Beulich [mailto:JBeulich@xxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 02 May 2013 07:33
> To: Paul Durrant
> Cc: Suravee Suthikulpanit; Andrew Cooper; Ian Campbell; Roger Pau Monne;
> George Dunlap; Eddie Dong; xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; Keir (Xen.org); Tim
> (Xen.org)
> Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] Bug: Windows 2003 fails to install on xen-unstable
> tip
> >>> On 01.05.13 at 16:49, Paul Durrant <Paul.Durrant@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Following up on Microsoft's expectations concerning the WAET...
> >
> > They apparently have no requirements concerning presence of the table or
> its
> > contents under the SVVP.
> Then why did that table get added to hvmloader in the first place?

Because that Microsoft told me the opposite 18 months ago. They have a habit of 
randomly changing their mind, and usually with no notice.

I think it's likely they will start testing for the table in future so I don't 
propose it be removed, but I see no problem in varying the content of the table 
if that seems like the right thing to do.


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