ia64/xen-unstable

changeset 17276:851dc6b70494

minios: update README

Signed-off-by: Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@eu.citrix.com>
author Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@citrix.com>
date Wed Mar 19 16:20:44 2008 +0000 (2008-03-19)
parents 7fc9767f966a
children e69025284832
files extras/mini-os/README
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     1.1 --- a/extras/mini-os/README	Wed Mar 19 16:20:14 2008 +0000
     1.2 +++ b/extras/mini-os/README	Wed Mar 19 16:20:44 2008 +0000
     1.3 @@ -13,18 +13,34 @@ This includes:
     1.4   * registering virtual interrupt handlers (for timer interrupts)
     1.5   * a simple page and memory allocator
     1.6   * minimal libc support
     1.7 -
     1.8 -Stuff it doesn't show:
     1.9 - 
    1.10 - * modifying page tables
    1.11 - * network code
    1.12 - * block-device code
    1.13 -
    1.14 + * minimal Copy-on-Write support
    1.15 + * network, block, framebuffer support
    1.16 + * transparent access to FileSystem exports (see tools/fs-back)
    1.17  
    1.18  - to build it just type make.
    1.19  
    1.20 +- to build it with TCP/IP support, download LWIP 1.3 source code and type
    1.21 +
    1.22 +  make LWIPDIR=/path/to/lwip/source
    1.23 +
    1.24 +- to build it with much better libc support, see the stubdom/ directory
    1.25 +
    1.26  - to start it do the following in domain0 (assuming xend is running)
    1.27    # xm create domain_config
    1.28  
    1.29 -this starts the kernel and prints out a bunch of stuff and then once
    1.30 -every second the system time.
    1.31 +This starts the kernel and prints out a bunch of stuff and then once every
    1.32 +second the system time.
    1.33 +
    1.34 +If you have setup a disk in the config file (e.g.
    1.35 +disk = [ 'file:/tmp/foo,hda,r' ] ), it will loop reading it.  If that disk is
    1.36 +writable (e.g. disk = [ 'file:/tmp/foo,hda,w' ] ), it will write data patterns
    1.37 +and re-read them.
    1.38 +
    1.39 +If you have setup a network in the config file (e.g. vif = [''] ), it will
    1.40 +print incoming packets.
    1.41 +
    1.42 +If you have setup a VFB in the config file (e.g. vfb = ['type=sdl'] ), it will
    1.43 +show a mouse with which you can draw color squares.
    1.44 +
    1.45 +If you have compiled it with TCP/IP support, it will run a daytime server on
    1.46 +TCP port 13.