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Re: GRUB2 EFI and multiboot.mod for use with Xen

From: Lennart Sorensen
Subject: Re: GRUB2 EFI and multiboot.mod for use with Xen
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 10:57:58 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 04:54:16PM +0100, Søren Grønning Iversen wrote:
>  Hi everyone,
> Has anybody had any success multibooting a bootia32.efi setup with Xen  
> on a Mac Pro / Xserve?
> I have a MacPro1,1 (dual processor dual core Xeon 2.0 GHz) booting  
> nicely with bootia32.efi, but would really like to be able to experiment  
> with having Xen on the same server, since I need to have at least 2-3  
> Linux installations running on that particular type of hardware and  
> would much prefer using virtualization for this ...
> I understand that there has been some issues concerning the multiboot  
> module not being built when specifying ./configure --with-platform=efi  
> .... -Is this history now?
> It seems that Debian includes the multiboot.mod with the  
> grub-efi-i386.deb, but exactly what modules does it depend on? -I have  
> tried creating a GRUB2 image file with the multiboot.mod module  
> included, but it never booted ...

Any reason not to use kvm?  Seems much simpler to use than xen and also
seems to be the way most people are going these days.

Len Sorensen

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