On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 10:44:53AM -0400, Robbie garrett wrote:
> that's what i needed to know.
> so how do i upgrade my kernel? The one that comes with Xen is 2.6.18-xen
> and that's from doing a make world.
> since the kernel is older the one that came with my system (desbian 5.0) i
> would like to upgrade it.
> doing a google search on the subject does not return much of how to upgrade
> a kernel from 2.6.18.
linux-2.6.18-xen is the official tested/supported dom0 kernel for Xen 3.4.x.
There are forward-ported patches for some newer kernels, but those are not
See here for more information:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Andrew Lyon" <andrew.lyon@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: "Robbie garrett" <rgarrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: "James Harper" <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>;
> Sent: Sunday, August 16, 2009 10:33 AM
> Subject: Re: [Xen-users] windows 2008 x64 no cdrom.
> >On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 2:55 PM, Robbie garrett<rgarrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>what kernel version are you using?
> >>what base OS?
> >My system is Gentoo with Kernel 2.6.29-xen-r4 which is 220.127.116.11
> >patched with opensuse xen patches
> >(http://code.google.com/p/gentoo-xen-kernel/downloads/list), Xen is
> >I am not using gplpv drivers as there are no windows 7 builds yet,
> >although I noticed some code has been committed recently which
> >mentioned windows 7, so perhaps they will be available soon..
> >Here is the config I used:
> >cat /etc/xen/win7svr.cfg
> >import os, re
> >arch = os.uname()
> >if re.search('64', arch):
> > arch_libdir = 'lib64'
> > arch_libdir = 'lib'
> >kernel = "/usr/lib/xen/boot/hvmloader"
> >memory = 2048
> >name = "win7svr"
> >uuid = "573b4798-4e19-410e-881d-c8e1b2ae57f8"
> >vif = [ 'mac=00:16:73:2d:f7:bd' ]
> >disk = [
> >device_model = '/usr/' + arch_libdir + '/xen/bin/qemu-dm'
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