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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] docs: Introduce specification for pv bootloader chainloading paths/formats.

On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 07:46:58PM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> +## Protocol
> +
> +### x86
> +
> +The bootloader binary should be an ELF file of the appropriate type
> +(32- or 64-bit). It should contain the standard Xen ELF notes allowing
> +it to be loaded by the Xen toolstack domain builder (TBD: Reference).
> +
> +### ARM
> +
> +TBD
> +
> +## Paths
> +
> +The second stage bootloader should be installed into the guest filesystem as:
> +
> + * `/boot/xen/pvboot-<ARCH>.elf`

It just occurred to me that not every (future) platform may necessarily
want this to be ELF, so maybe we shouldn't hardcode that in the
architecture-independent part of the name.  If you think this might be a
reasonable concern then you might want to adjust this.  Otherwise LGTM.

Reviewed-by: Colin Watson <cjwatson@xxxxxxxxxx>


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@xxxxxxxxxx]

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