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Re: kern/55958: pciback.hide parsing error

On Jan 27, 22:09, Aleksey Arens wrote:
} A subsequent discussion at #xendevel ensued.  It was learned that as a
} matter of fact, Xen does expect multiboot protocol for module loading.
} Also, a reference to a respective implementation in FreeBSD was
} suggested:


     I'm pretty sure that somebody previously mentioned that Xen
requires multiboot.  I've haven't read your entire message, but
unfortunately it appears that you have spent a lot of time on this
for naught.  Our native bootloader can do multiboot and has been
able to boot Xen for many years.  You should have a look here: and here: .  This is from my development

menu=Boot Xen with 6GB for dom0:load /netbsd.xen0 console=pc;multiboot /xen45-kernel/xen.gz dom0_mem=6GB dom0_max_vcpus=1 dom0_vcpus_pin

The "load" part is what does module loading (in this case, the
NetBSD kernel which is built as a Xen module) and the "multiboot"
part is what boots the Xen kernel.  Note that since it is my
development box, I have many different variants of this line.

}-- End of excerpt from Aleksey Arens

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