Bug#504095: installation-report: xen paravirt installation
On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 03:31:42PM +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-11-21 at 16:20 +0100, Guido Günther wrote:
> > Hi Ian,
> > On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 04:32:16PM +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2008-10-31 at 17:22 +0100, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > > > On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 04:31:00PM +0100, Guido Günther wrote:
> > > > > So to me it seems the workaround can be removed:
> > > > > * removed for VIA Ester altogeher
> > > > > * removed vor VIA Nehemiah once we ship 2.6.27
> > > >
> > > > Please read #464962 first.
> > >
> > > OK, so I think the upshot of that long thread is that kernel 2.6.26-8
> > > removed the long nops so even the Nehemiah chips can go back to using
> > > 686 kernels and we should just revert svn r55059 altogether.
> > This is unfixed in RC1. Is there a problelm in reverting r55059 or has
> > this just been forgotten? Anything I can help with?
> I can't see any reason not to revert r55059, I just didn't want to go
> reverting other peoples patches, especially in non-Xen specific code.
I should add that the rest of the install went totally smooth with:
virt-install -n xenfoo1 -r 96 --disk path=/dev/blockdevice,device=disk --location=http://ftp.nl.debian.org/debian/dists/testing/main/installer-i386
Thanks a lot for your nice work on the xen support!