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Re: [Xen-users] XenU boot loader?

Hello Paul,

On Sat, 2005-08-13 at 13:48 +0100, Paul Jakma wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm wondering is there any kind of bootloader for XenU?
> Synchronising kernel bits between that which is configured for a 
> particular guest on xen0 and the guest itself is tedious and 
> error-prone.
> It'd be handy if there was some kind of 2stage boot process so as 
> reduce this inter-dependence.
> It's particularly problematic with Linux guests, which typically use 
> lots of modules. Misconfiguration, especially where the guest is 
> missing the modules, can result in things like firewalling on a guest 
> failing to start, etc.

I worked around this issue by compiling everything statically into the
domU kernel, having no modules in the domU filesystem at all. It works
flawlessly as far as I can see.

> regards,

Greetings, Thomas

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