On Fri, 2006-10-06 at 11:33 -0400, Jimi Xenidis wrote:
> On Oct 6, 2006, at 11:26 AM, Hollis Blanchard wrote:
> 
> > On Fri, 2006-10-06 at 10:08 -0400, Amos Waterland wrote:
> >> I took a look at the situation.  It boils down to this:
> >>
> >>  3. In the public Xen tree, the 32-bit objcopy produces an image that
> >>     Kawachiya's yaboot apparently cannot load.
> >>
> >> The catch-22 is that if Maria updates the internal tree to get the  
> >> fixes
> >> in the public tree, the bootargs problem will go away, but the yaboot
> >> problem will appear.
> >>
> >> So we really need to know what yaboot is complaining about.
> >
> > Do we really need yaboot? (Just looking for a workaround...)
> 
> Kawachiya cannot netboot for political reasons in his lab, so he  
> actually installs Xen on his Local Disk.
> We should certainly support this booting model and so he is sorta  
> stuck with a bootloader and yaboot is what we are all stuck with ATM.

Can't SLOF load Xen from disk?

-- 
Hollis Blanchard
IBM Linux Technology Center


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