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diff --git a/system/xen/dom0/README.dom0 b/system/xen/dom0/README.dom0
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--- a/system/xen/dom0/README.dom0
+++ b/system/xen/dom0/README.dom0
@@ -1,12 +1,12 @@ This script builds the Linux Kernel for a Xen Hypervisor.
-The configuration files included here are based on generic Slackware configs.
-For 32bit systems, SMP based config was used. To run "make menuconfig" before
-compiling a Xen kernel, use "MENUCONFIG=yes" variable.
+The configuration file included here is based on a generic Slackware64 kernel
+config. To run "make menuconfig" before compiling a Xen kernel, use the
+"MENUCONFIG=yes" variable.
Originally, booting a Xen kernel with LILO bootloader is not supported, so GRUB
-has to be used. Because some might preffer LILO over GRUB, there is a way to
-accomplish this with mbootpack. Basicaly, mbootpack takes Linux kernel, initrd
+has to be used. For those that preffer LILO over GRUB, there is a way to
+accomplish this with mbootpack. Basically, mbootpack takes Linux kernel, initrd
and Xen VMM, and packages them up into a single file that looks like a bzImage
Linux kernel. To select how kernel is packed use "BOOTLOADER=" variable. Valid
options are "lilo" and "grub". Because generic kernel requires an initrd image,
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ image = /boot/vmlinuz-xen
Note: everything before "--" is passed to Xen, and everything after "--" is
passed to the Linux kernel.
-For GRUB, for example, include these lines in /boot/grub/menu.lst:
+When using GRUB, you might want to include these lines in /boot/grub/menu.lst:
title Slackware XenLinux 14.1
root (hd0,0)
@@ -35,10 +35,8 @@ title Slackware XenLinux 14.1
module /boot/vmlinuz-xen root=/dev/sda2 ro console=tty0 nomodeset
module /boot/initrd-xen.gz
-Note that dom0_mem parameter is critical for a 32bit install.
Here are some notes/guidances if your dom0 crashes, freezes or maybe the
-screen goes blank on boot:
+screen goes blank at boot:
- Specify an out of range number to "fbcon" to disable framebuffer altogether,
which, for example, is done by appending fbcon=map:9 to the Linux kernel (To
see a list of available devices in your system check /proc/fb).