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Re: Grub2 and Xen on arm64 - which modules do I have to use?

From: J. Eppler
Subject: Re: Grub2 and Xen on arm64 - which modules do I have to use?
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:21:00 -0400
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On 10/26/2016 12:37 PM, Andrei Borzenkov wrote:
> 26.10.2016 03:18, J. Eppler пишет:
>> Hello,
>> I would like to run Xen on Debian (96boards HiKey board), but to be able
>> to load Xen I need Grub2 modules, which allow me to load Xen on ARM64
>> (also known as aarch64 or arm-v8).
>> According to the git commits (see [1]) Xen boot support for arm64 for
>> available with grub-2.02-beta3. In addition and according to this Xen
>> devel mailing list post [2] I need xen_hypervisor and xen_module
>> commands to create an Grub boot entry for Xen.
>> When I compile grub I get no xen_hypervisor or xen_module command, but a
>> xen_boot.mod. If I look into the `docs/grub.texi` I find the following
>> description:
>>     @comment * xen_*::              Xen boot commands
>>     * xen_hypervisor::              Load xen hypervisor binary
>>     * xen_linux::                   Load dom0 kernel for xen hypervisor
>>     * xen_initrd::                  Load dom0 initrd for dom0 kernel
>>     * xen_xsm::                     Load xen security module for xen
>> hypervisor
>> Based on those information, I assume that `xen_boot.mod` provides the
>> `xen_hypervisor` command. Therefor I have to include `xen_boot.mod` in
>> the list of GRUB_MODULES for grub-mkimage. Is this correct?
>> My next question is regarding the xen_module command. Which .mod - file
>> to I have to include in GRUB_MODULES list to get this command?
> All commands are implemented by the same xen_boot.mod.
Thanks for the answer :-)
>> I use the following `grub-mkimage` command:
>> $ export GRUB_MODULES="boot chain configfile echo efinet eval ext2 fat
>> font gettext gfxterm gzio help linux loadenv lsefi normal part_gpt
>> part_msdos read regexp search search_fs_file search_fs_uuid search_label
>> terminal terminfo test tftp time"
>> $ ./grub-mkimage --verbose --output=out/grubaa64.efi -p ""
>> --config=out/grub.configfile --format=arm64-efi $GRUB_MODULES
>> what modules to I have to add to my GRUB_MODULES array to get Xen support?
>> [1]
>> [2]
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