Re: What was the reason for enabling Xen on all i386 kernels?
On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 12:29:52PM -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> I would like to know why it was decided to enable Xen on all i386
> kernels. The changelog simply states it was done, which isn't exactly
> helpful, other than to show it apparently was on purpose and not an
the reason seems quite evident.
to be able to have any debian kernel as xen guest.
it is a frequent feature request we received.
> Meanwhile amd64 kernels don't have it enabled. Why the difference?
because paravirt upstream support is currently only x86_32
once ported to amd64 it will enabled there too.
but haven't yet landed for 2.6.26, so still..
<snipp long text about random_closed_source module>
please bug your vendor for those.
ati is already mostly supported by the free radeon driver,
use latest of it.
anyway nvidia hasn't released any official driver for 2.6.25 afaik.