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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2] x86/HVMlite: document the BSP/AP boot ABI

On 25/01/16 10:16, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
> From: Roger Pau Monne <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx>
> The discussion in [1] lead to an agreement of the missing pieces in PVH
> (or HVM without a device-model) in order to progress with it's
> implementation.
> One of the missing pieces is a new boot ABI, that replaces the PV boot
> ABI. The aim of this new boot ABI is to remove the limitations of the
> PV boot ABI, that are no longer present when using auto-translated
> guests. The new boot protocol should allow to use the same entry point
> for both 32bit and 64bit guests, and let the guest choose it's bitness

I would add "and paging mode" here, as it is just as important as bitness.

Otherwise, Reviewed-by: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>

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