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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH FOR-4.5] xen: arm: Do not enable EFI in dom0 since it is not yet supported.

On 10/14/2014 03:51 PM, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Tue, 2014-10-14 at 15:02 +0100, Julien Grall wrote:
>> As said earlier, if we consume in Xen how do you choose the console for
>> FreeBSD? Those properties can be considered as the part of the FreeBSD
>> "command line".
> Like we do for bootargs, so with xen,dom0-stdin etc.
> The ePAPR changelog mentions removing stdin, so I'm not sure it has
> always been FreeBSD specific. I know that u-boot can also use it (that
> is in the case where u-boot itself is configured with an fdt).
>> Anyway, the stdin/stdout properties may not be the best examples.
>> Grepping the Documentation in Linux I have found those properties which
>> live in /chosen:
>>      - linux,pci-probe-only
>>      - linux,sysrq-reset-seq (actually it's a node)
> Do those make any sense when running under Xen? would we want to blindly
> expose them? I'm not sure.

For the former one, we may want to modify it if we decide to initialize
PCI devices in Xen.

For the latter, I think we need to copy as it is in Linux. This
properties seems to be used to have a set of keys to reset Linux.


Julien Grall

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