Re: Xen support on Squeeze
Ian Campbell <email@example.com> writes:
> On Wed, 2010-01-20 at 17:10 +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> Pasi Kärkkäinen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> > On Mon, Jan 04, 2010 at 11:02:51AM +1100, Brian May wrote:
>> >> On Sun, Jan 03, 2010 at 06:12:28PM +0200, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
>> >> > If we're talking about Linux 2.6.32 support for pv_ops dom0 here, then that's
>> >> > in progress, see:
>> >> >
>> >> > http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-devel/2009-12/msg01127.html
>> >> >
>> >> > the 2.6.32 tree should be available shortly after Jeremy gets back from
>> >> > his vacation.
>> >> What chance does this have of making it in time for Squeeze?
>> > When actually is 'in time' for Squeeze?
>> > Novell already has the oldstyle xenlinux patches for 2.6.32, so they
>> > could be used, if pv_ops dom0 patches weren't in shape for Squeeze.
> Are Novell going to be releasing a distribution which uses 2.6.32 and is
> supported for the lifetime of Squeeze? We've been here before with Lenny
> where we took 2.6.26 patches from Novell and they eventually shipped a
> 2.6.27 based system leaving us with unsupported (and buggy) 2.6.26
> patches in Lenny.
>> > -- Pasi
>> Given that the pv_ops dom0 is still unstable:
> I don't think that is the case. There are some issues which prevent it
> going upstream immediately but those are to do with the impact of the
> patches, not stability issues, and are being actively resolved.
Doesn't even boot here. Seems to be incompatible to my laptops bios.
(i.e. the bios is crap *surprise, surprise* and xen no longer works
>> Where are the oldstyle patches for 2.6.32?
> I don't think that would be wise -- Debian has been bitten two releases
> in a row now by taking 3rd party Xen patches and having that third party
> move onto other things, thereby leaving us with an unsupported patch. No
> one on the Debian kernel team has expressed an interest in maintaining
> such a patch this time around.
I just need something that works for me now. I didn't want suggest that