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Re: What was the reason for enabling Xen on all i386 kernels?

On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 03:31:45PM -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> I am doing that now.  I was under the (apparently mistaken) impression
> that the xen features would break the driver's access to the hardware
> without changes.
> I guess the real case is that the driver should work on a kernel with
> xen support, just as long as it is the main kernel and not a xen guest
> kernel.  That would mean checking for CONFIG_XEN is not the correct way
> to detect whether you are in a xen guest or running on dom0.
> I am about to test a build against the 2.6.25-2-686 kernel using the
> 173.08 driver with a patch I just made.  I hope it works.

So it booted, it started X with the nvidia driver.  Yay!

I will now stop whining and go finish the patch. :)

Thanks for the push in the right direction.

Len Sorensen

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