[RESEND PATCH v2 02/18] Kconfig: Introduce CONFIG_XEN

Anastasiia Lukianenko vicooodin at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 11:42:45 CEST 2020

From: Peng Fan <peng.fan at nxp.com>

Introduce CONFIG_XEN to make U-Boot could be used as bootloader
for a virtual machine.

Without bootloader, we could successfully boot up android on XEN, but
we need need bootloader to support A/B, dm verify and etc.

Signed-off-by: Peng Fan <peng.fan at nxp.com>
Signed-off-by: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko at epam.com>
Signed-off-by: Anastasiia Lukianenko <anastasiia_lukianenko at epam.com>

Changes since v1:
 - remove "default n" option
 - add more detailes in "help" section

 Kconfig | 18 ++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 18 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Kconfig b/Kconfig
index 566ca72c92..9a33b3814d 100644
--- a/Kconfig
+++ b/Kconfig
@@ -105,6 +105,24 @@ config CC_COVERAGE
 	def_bool $(success,echo 'void foo(void) { asm inline (""); }' | $(CC) -x c - -c -o /dev/null)
+config XEN
+	bool "Select U-Boot be run as a bootloader for XEN Virtual Machine"
+	help
+	  Enabling this option will make U-Boot be run as a bootloader
+	  for XEN [1] Virtual Machine.
+	  Xen is a virtual machine monitor (VMM) or a type-1 hypervisor with support
+	  for para-virtualization. Xen can organize the safe execution of several
+	  virtual machines on the same physical system with performance close to
+	  native. It is used as the basis for a number of different commercial and
+	  open source applications, such as: server virtualization, Infrastructure
+	  as a Service (IaaS), desktop virtualization, security applications,
+	  embedded and hardware appliances.
+	  Xen has a special VM called Domain-0 that runs the Dom0 kernel and allows
+	  Xen to use the device drivers for the Domain-0 kernel by default.
+	  [1] - https://xenproject.org/
 	bool "Select defaults suitable for booting general purpose Linux distributions"

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