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Re: porting Grub to Xen

From: Vladimir 'phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: porting Grub to Xen
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 11:33:55 +0200

> Neither have I, but xen-devel says MiniOS is BSD, and should be
> acceptable for Grub.
If it's under MIT or new BSD license it is. However no code with
unclear licensing can be used in grub2
>> Also it's much better in licensing and technical point of view to do
>> it from scratch: it usually results in a much cleaner code and it's
>> not encumbered by additional clauses
> Like I said, realistically I'm rather far from being able to implement
> this from scratch.  Unless a low-level expert lays down the
> groundwork, I'll have to go back bolting the "kexec" code unto
> grub-emu and running that.
> Actually, I wonder if Grub could do any better booting paravirtual
> domains: you said Grub already knows how to boot Linux, it's even
> multiboot compliant, but I'm not sure that really helps much in this
> situation, where it has to replace a PV image with another.
It really depends on how much xen is similar to normal environment.
Unfortunately I have no deep knowledge of xen
> --
> Thanks,
> Feri.
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