[LinuxBIOS] booting Xen3 via FILO?

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Tue Sep 19 00:21:21 CEST 2006

* Ward Vandewege <ward at gnu.org> [060918 22:58]:
> Is there special magic necessary to boot a Xen dom0 from FILO (0.5)? I've not
> tried myself (I will tomorrow!) but my colleague says that when he tries to
> boot Xen 3 via the xen-3.gz image (with Grub support enabled in FILO), he
> just gets 'unsupported format'.
> Is that a known problem? I only found this 2 year old thread via Google that
> talks about Xen2, and predates Filo's Grub support I believe:

FILO lacks multiboot support. It should be easy to add, or you can try
Yinghai's kexec trick...


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