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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen PVH support in grub2

On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 4:24 PM, Roger Pau Monné <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 02:46:53PM +0000, Juergen Gross wrote:
>> I'm thinking about to add support for Xen PVH guests to grub2.
>> Basically I see two options how to do it:
>> a) add PVH support to current grub.xen (both, 32- and 64-bit), in
>>    order to use the same grub binary for either pv-domains or
>>    pvh-domains
>> b) create a new variant grub.xenpvh capable only to boot pvh-domains
>> Are there any preferences which way to go?
> IMHO, it should be possible to create a grub binary that can be loaded
> in PVH mode but that's not tied to a specific bitness. Let's avoid
> having a grub32 and grub64, that's not needed at all for PVH.

Oh, right -- yeah, a single binary that can do both is definitely
worth having a separate binary from the PV one.


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