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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen support for native EFI boot

>>> On 02.03.12 at 09:22, Keir Fraser <keir.xen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 02/03/2012 08:06, "Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> On 01.03.12 at 21:40, "Cihula, Joseph" <joseph.cihula@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Can someone provide instructions and the necessary environment/toolchain
>>> support needed to get Xen to build and boot on a native EFI system (i.e. 
> with
>>> no CSM/legacy support)?
>> gcc must be 4.5.x or newer (I'd recommend not trying anything below
>> 4.6.x, as I'm unaware of anyone ever having tried that, and I can't
>> exclude that there are bugs in the relevant code that was newly added
>> in 4.5.0).
>> ld must support linking native 64-bit EFI applications, which so far no
>> released binutils version does. The single relevant change that's
>> necessary for this to work in 2.21 can be taken from
>> http://www.sourceware.org/ml/binutils/2011-05/msg00131.html (but
>> there's at least one other non-essential adjustment in case you want
>> to do anything with the generated binary that involves its symbol
>> table).
> Has that patch been picked up by the maintainers?

Oh, yes, I committed it a few days after sending (the mail thread above
even includes the approval).


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