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Re: Xen/OpenVZ out-of-tree module builds and ABI

On Mon, 2010-10-11 at 08:38 -0700, Russ Allbery wrote: 
> Ian Campbell <ijc@hellion.org.uk> writes:
> > On Sun, 2010-10-10 at 19:34 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> >> I don't think it does.
> > In my experience the closed source Nvidia drivers don't work with pvops
> > Xen anyway. I believe Nouveau does but I had already switched to ATI
> > when that went mainstream.
> We think that may be fixed upstream now,

I don't see this in the changelog, which is not to say it isn't
fixed ;-) However from a quick glance at the code it looks to me as if
they have simply fixed paravirt+Xen enabled kernels building+booting on
baremetal or something similar.

> although we're not sure because
> none of the people currently working on the NVIDIA packages have a Xen
> host to test with.

Neither do I these days unfortunately. You might have some luck asking
on the xen-devel@lists.xensource.com or pkg-xen-devel@alioth lists.

Ian Campbell

Life is a grand adventure -- or it is nothing.
		-- Helen Keller

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