Re: [Pkg-xen-devel] Xen status in lenny?
On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 03:40:38AM -0500, William Pitcock wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-07-16 at 11:12 +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 01:54:50AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 05:22:55PM +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > > <snip>
> > > > Hopefully Jeremy Fitzhardinge (from Xensource) and others can get the
> > > > important Xen kernel features ported to pv_ops framework and integrated
> > > > into vanilla linus kernels soon..
> > > >
> > > > Status/todo:
> > > > http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenParavirtOps
> > > >
> > This xensource wiki page was just updated to contain up-to-date status,
> > ie. features present in 2.6.26 and features submitted for 2.6.27.
> > > > Redhat/Fedora pv_ops Xen kernel dom0 support status:
> > > > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/XenPvopsDom0
> > >
> > > SLES 11 will include Linux 2.6.26 with Xen patches - packages should be
> > > available any day now from
> > > <ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/projects/kernel/kotd/SL110_BRANCH/i386/>. Is it
> > > possible that those patches will be usable in lenny, as I believe the
> > > kernel team expects to release with Linux 2.6.26?
> > >
> > Interesting.. do you know if they have dom0 support etc included? based on
> > pv_ops?
> They include dom0 and are not based on paravirt_ops AFAIK.
Argh.. even more forward porting from xensource 2.6.18 tree instead of
porting to pv_ops and getting the pathes integrated upstream to vanilla
I guess it was faster _now_, but they'll have to live with the forward
porting pain for years more now..