Re: [Pkg-xen-devel] Xen status in lenny?
On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 09:44:00PM +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 07:26:48PM +0200, maximilian attems wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 07:53:52PM +0300, Teodor wrote:
> > > On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 2:49 PM, Pasi Kärkkäinen <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > >> > > See: http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenParavirtOps
> > > >> > > I think x86-64 xen patches are going in for 2.6.27..
> > > >
> > > > Lenny will not support 64bit, no dom0.. so basicly lenny can only be used as
> > > > a 32bit domU .. unless people build/get some other dom0 kernel.
> > >
> > > What about the patches for x86-64 support in domU? If these are going
> > > to be included in 2.6.27 does it mean they qualify  to be included
> > > in the kernel for lenny?
> > no.
> > please read a thread before posting to it, that question is already
> > answered twice.
> btw out of curiosity do you know if the kernel patch policy was different
> earlier (for etch), because xen kernel for etch (2.6.18-*-xen-686) contains
> non-upstream xen patches (from xensource)..
xen upstream back then ported forward their own patches *and* everybody
expected their patches to be merged. earliest merge plans were floating
reliance on external patches is always bad, kvm is in kernel.
it doesn't try to duplicate dog and cat, but uses linux scheduler
itself and so on..
also if release team still decides to push for 2.6.25, which is
possible if 2.6.26 turns out bad, you still have much less xen