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Re: [Xen-devel] [PROPOSAL] ARM/FDT: passing multiple binaries to a kernel

On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 3:43 AM, Andre Przywara
<andre.przywara@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 09/04/2013 12:00 AM, Rob Herring wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 10:53 AM, Andre Przywara

>> But surely there would be some advantage of reuse by using the
>> multi-boot protocol since Xen, grub, and OS tools already support it
>> for x86.
> Yes, but that is x86 only and multiboot is it's nature quite architecture
> specific. The current(?) multiboot v2 spec has no official ARM support (only
> x86 and MIPS), so this would need to be "invented" first. While this is
> technically easy, ARM software currently has no support for multiboot at
> all: not in u-boot and not in Xen.
> Multiboot support in Xen lives entirely in the x86 directory, and big parts
> of it are even in assembly.

If so, I cannot find the assembly and most of it seems to be moved out
of x86 code now.


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