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Re: pv-grub?

On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 01:42:13PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> It seems there is "pv-grub", which is grub compiled to use
> paravirtualized ops, and one can set that as the kernel for a domU so
> that the actual domU kernel can be obtained from the domU filesystem;
> this seems like a big win for a VPS setup where the user has no dom0
> access.
> But, i can't find pv-grub in pkgsrc; it seem it comes with xen.   Is
> there a package?  Does it even work with a NetBSD dom0 (I would think it
> wouldn't matter which dom0 one uses)?  Does it compile under NetBSD, or
> is there a linux binary someplace?  Is anyone using it?

I've never heard of pv-grub, but we have pygrub which is part of all
xentools* packages, and works with a NetBSD dom0. I never tried it for a
NetBSD domU, but it works for linux domUs

Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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