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Re: [Xen-devel] Porting an OS to Xen

On Mon, 2013-10-14 at 16:22 +0000, Simon Martin wrote:

> > > 3.- xl complains about my image not being a bzImage. Is there
> > > anyway I can avoid this error/warning? If not how do I convert my
> > > image to a bzImage? I'd rather not have to port in half the Linux
> > > bootstrap.
> > 
> > What format are you trying to boot?  It should be happy booting any
> > format that a Linux kernel might be, which would typically be an Elf
> > multiboot image with some form of compression.
> I am generating an ELF-64 binary. I have a feeling that this is a
> "normal error" when starting a non-bzImage kernel. The mini-os example
> causes the same error, so I will ignore it.

I think the error is just during probing where it checks to see if it is
a bzImage and falls through to trying ELF if not. The message could
probably be made less error-ry.


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