Join GitHub today
GitHub is home to over 28 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together.Sign up
The hardware (``hw'') platform runs both on top of actual hardware as on top of various virtual machine hypervisors. It supports both virtio drivers and hardware drivers.
Since the platform runs on top of bare metal, the bootstrap procedures and low-level bootstrap is machine dependent. However, since barely any code is required, platform support can be written in an afternoon by someone familiar with the target platform.