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+The Xen hypervisor, the powerful open source industry standard for
+virtualization, offers a powerful, efficient, and secure feature set for
+virtualization of x86, x86_64, IA64, ARM, and other CPU architectures. It
+supports a wide range of guest operating systems including Windows, Linux,
+Solaris, and various versions of the BSD operating systems.
+In order to run Xen, you will need to install and boot from the Xen dom0
+kernel. Check README.dom0 (in docs/dom0) for more information on how to do
+This requires acpica. mbootback is optional (see below).
+Since booting Xen kernel with LILO is not supported by default we have to
+use GRUB; alternatively, use mbootpack to create a LILO compatible kernel.
+GRUB may be installed from Slackware's extra repository. The GRUB package
+is not available from the Slackware x86_64 distribution, but the source and
+a SlackBuild may be found in its extra/source repository.
+See README.SLACKWARE (which is also installed with the package docs) for
+setup, configuration, and usage hints.