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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen 4.3 development update, and stock-taking

>>> On 22.01.13 at 14:53, Daniel Kiper <dkiper@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 02:12:40PM +0000, George Dunlap wrote:
>> OK, I've added you as the owner.  Do you think the Xen-side EFI hooks
>> might be ready by the 4.3 feature freeze (scheduled for March 25)?
> As I know there are some hooks which allows us to use EFI on some systems.
> However, I do not know how they could be used in PVOPS kernel. It requires
> some investigation (which I start doing). Maybe they are sufficient but
> maybe some of them or all should be changed (as it is the case in 
> kaxec/kdump
> functionality). Anyway, I hope that I will have full view of that in ~1 
> month.

No need to re-do everything from scratch - someone at Oracle
had initial patches ready quite some time ago (Konrad will likely
recall who that was, and maybe even have retained those
patches), they just needed some polishing iirc.


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