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Re: [Xen-users] Xen for FC4-x86_64

To: "Petersson, Mats" <mats.petersson@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Xen for FC4-x86_64
From: Harald Grossauer <harald.grossauer@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 06 Dec 2005 15:09:16 +0100
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Petersson, Mats wrote:

>Xen 2.x doesn't work in 64-bit, so there's no way that you could build a
>working Xen 2.x on a FC4 x86_64. [Pedantica note: Ok so, you could, in
>theory, build the source into a 32-bit image, but it wouldn't be able to
>boot your Dom0 unless you alos have a separate 32-bit install somewhere
>on the machine, as some tools and utilities that are needed in the
>startup have to be installed as 32-bit images. For example, FC4 x86_64
>would be deliverd with 64-bit version of Python, whilst you need a
>32-bit Python in 32-bit.] 
>For 64-bit Xen, you need the 3.0-testing or something like that.
Well, I found a prebuilt binary package called IIRC
xen-unstable-x86_64.tgz. So I strongly assumed this one to be 64bit.
Unfortunately I did not get it to run.

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