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Re: [Xen-users] Two v.3.4.1 downloads

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Two v.3.4.1 downloads
From: Bruce Edge <bruce.edge@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2009 07:32:05 -0700
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On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 6:58 AM, ken<gebser@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> At <http://www.xen.org/download/> there are two downloads for v.3.4.1
> and only a very brief description of each:
> Xen 3.4.1 (hypervisor and tools) official source distribution

This is the xen tools source.

> and
> Linux 2.6.18 with Xen 3.4.x support source tarball

This is the patched linux kernel.

> What's the difference?  The implication is that the first is *not* Linux.

Both of these need to be dropped into an already installed linux distro.
A lot of Xenites use Centos, but it's not required.


> Which Linux (of the nearly innumerable distros) is the second?
> TIA.
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