Re: [Pkg-xen-devel] Xen status in lenny?
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Gustavo Noronha Silva escreveu:
> On Wed, 2008-09-17 at 09:31 +0200, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
>> ( but, I must say: I have tried to upgrade my 64-bit Etch dom0 to Lenny,
>> but it still does not work at the moment )
> I upgraded a dom0 I maintain to Lenny, the kernel got upgraded and I had
> of course a boot failure when trying to boot Xen 3.2 and linux 2.6.26.
> I'm not really sure about the reason since it is a remotely hosted box,
> but I had to go back to 2.6.18.
Yes, this will happen as there's no official dom0 support for kernels
which are newer than 2.6.18 coming from XenSource. Etch had a kernel
which had dom0 support as it was based exactly on 2.6.18.
We are discussing exactly this subject here. The distros which wants
to have a working dom0 support would need to do one more forward-porting
work so dom0 support would be available on later kernels (2.6.26, por
It seems that SuSE did the work fot 2.6.26. The idea is to use a
paravirt_ops based kernel in the future, possibly starting on Lenny+1/2,
which would support dom0 natively without the need of a
André Luís Lopes
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