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Re: Xen status in lenny?

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 09:09:52PM +0200, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> Bastian Blank wrote:
> > Xen got a often used technique in the last two years. All of the large
> > distributions got some sort of support for it. Debian Etch have full
> > support for it. There was several requests of various people so I think
> > not providing at least a minimal support in Lenny is wrong.
> >
> > I think option 4 would be the solution which produces the least amount
> > of extra work and provides our users with support for there systems. I
> > would provide the necessary packages but I want an okay for that
> > solution from the security and the release team.
> Since there's now a sixth option - the forward-ported XenSource patch to
> SLES's 2.6.26 - could we test this patch before we decide on a plan?
> To me using the forward-ported SLES patch for Lenny and switching to pvops
> post-Lenny seems ideal.

Yes, that would be ideal solution for users that want to have full-featured
Xen in Lenny. 

But if you read the other messages in this thread, it won't happen I guess :( 

That SLES forward-port for 2.6.26 is not acceptable based on Debian kernel
patch policy: http://wiki.debian.org/DebianKernelPatchAcceptanceGuidelines

-- Pasi

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