Re: [Pkg-xen-devel] Xen status in lenny?
On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 12:35:09PM +0200, maximilian attems wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 12:51:21PM +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 10:50:22AM +0200, maximilian attems wrote:
> > > On Wed, 16 Jul 2008, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > >
> > > > On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 05:22:55PM +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > > > <snip>
> > > > > Hopefully Jeremy Fitzhardinge (from Xensource) and others can get the
> > > > > important Xen kernel features ported to pv_ops framework and integrated
> > > > > into vanilla linus kernels soon..
> > > > >
> > > > > Status/todo:
> > > > > http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenParavirtOps
> > > > >
> > > > > Redhat/Fedora pv_ops Xen kernel dom0 support status:
> > > > > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/XenPvopsDom0
> > > >
> > > > SLES 11 will include Linux 2.6.26 with Xen patches - packages should be
> > > > available any day now from
> > > > <ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/projects/kernel/kotd/SL110_BRANCH/i386/>. Is it
> > > > possible that those patches will be usable in lenny, as I believe the
> > > > kernel team expects to release with Linux 2.6.26?
> > >
> > > dom0 looks currently out of reach,
> > > what we have is the snapshotting features of 2.6.27 for x86_32.
> > >
> > Hmm.. what do you mean with "out of reach" ? pv_ops dom0 is not yet
> > ready/working, but those SLES 11 patches have the xensource (2.6.18 forward
> > port) of dom0 and all the other xen kernel features for 2.6.26..
> sorry but no please read
> pv_ops is the upstream way we enabled them in 2.6.25 and
> enhance the existing 2.6.26 base.
> what are you moaning?
This thread was started to discuss possible ways to get xen dom0 support
into lenny.. this SLES11 patch thingie was one option.
But I guess it's not possible solution.
> > > see relevant posts of Ian Campbell on d-kernel
> > >
> > You mean this?: http://lists.debian.org/debian-kernel/2008/07/msg00070.html
> > I think the situation has changed after that..
> > See: http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenParavirtOps
> > I think x86-64 xen patches are going in for 2.6.27..
> > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/x86/linux-2.6-tip.git;a=summary
> > "9 hours ago Ingo Molnar Merge branch 'xen-64bit'"
> right but you seem to have zero idea about the x86 upstream git
> tree and it's dependencies. the merge of that is out of question
> for the upcoming stable kernel.
I only meant that those patches are queued for 2.6.27.