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Re: Xen support in Lenny?

On Tuesday 29 July 2008 16:50:26 Paul van der Vlis wrote:
> Alexander Reichle-Schmehl schreef:
> > Hi!
> >
> > Michael Banck schrieb:
> >
> > [ XEN status for Lenny ]
> >
> >> A paragraph in the next DPN discussing the relevant mailing list thread
> >> looks in order to me though, anyway.
> >
> > I agree, that this would warrant a paragraph in the next DPN.  However
> > my knowledge about XEN is quite limited, so I would prefer someone else
> > to write something up.  Any volunteers for that?
> My english is not very well, but I will try:

I do not really know the situation but I have read the two postings you 
referenced.  Would the following paragraph be (i) true, and (ii) a more 
positive thing to say in DPN?  I don't think it would be useful to trigger a 
stream of content-free "please don't break Xen" posts on debian-devel!

Limited Xen support in Lenny

A recent discussion on the debian-devel list highlighted that due to the 
upstream delays in getting Xen support integrated in kernels beyond 2.6.18, 
Lenny will need to ship with limited Xen support.  Pasi Kärkkäinen explained 
the situation [1] and Bastian Blank wrote an article [2] about the options we 
have. His conclusion is to support a 2.6.18 kernel in Lenny, 
until "lenny-and-a-half" adds better Xen support.  However, the Lenny team 
has not yet confirmed the final decision.

 [1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2008/07/msg00475.html
 [2] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2008/07/msg00476.html


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