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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.

Thanks. I have this patches but as I know they are at least one year old.
Additionally, as I know there were some objections among Linux EFI maintainers
and some issues should be solved. I am going to put all pieces of this puzzle
together and see what is going on.


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