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Re: [Xen-devel] Uniform commands for booting xen

On Fri, 2015-11-13 at 12:04 +0300, Andrei Borzenkov wrote:
> > How do you express modules other than kernel+initrd in that
> > scheme, without grub needing to be aware of any new addition we
> > may find necessary going forward?
> > 
> Are modules used by Xen self-identifying? Is it enough to simply pass
> Xen kernel list of binary blobs or Xen kernel must be told what these
> binary blobs are? If they are self identifying, why arm needs to be
> passed module type in the first place?

At first Xen/ARM required the bootloader to identify, but that was since
identified as causing madness and fixed by having Xen/ARM do as Xen/x86
does and figure things out for itself, but I failed to communicate this
clearly and things got implemented on the grub side under the old

I just replied in more detail about that to Jan's mail, so I won't repeat
myself further here.


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