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[Xen-users] Re: [Xen-devel] RHEL6 xen and dom0 kernel to test

To: M A Young <m.a.young@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-users] Re: [Xen-devel] RHEL6 xen and dom0 kernel to test
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 23 May 2011 22:16:51 +0300
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On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 10:27:02PM +0100, M A Young wrote:
> I have been working on xen and dom0 kernel packages for RHEL6 and they 
> are now at the stage where they are suitable for wider testing.

Nice! Thanks a lot for this work!

> There are xen 4.1 RPMs at http://xenbits.xen.org/people/mayoung/EL6.xen/  
> which are simply the Fedora 15 package recompiled for RHEL6.
> The dom0 kernel packages are at  
> http://xenbits.xen.org/people/mayoung/testing/ and are basically the  
> 2.6.32-71.29.1.el6 kernel with the addition of xen specific patches from  
> Jeremy's xen/stable-2.6.32.x branch at the merge, and a few 
> code and configuration changes to get it to build. It isn't ABI 
> compatible with true RHEL6 kernels because of the changes. It should set 
> up grub correctly for a dom0 boot if the hypervisor is present (though I 
> suggest you check the grub.conf file until it is better tested).
> Let me know if you see any problems.

I hope I get to test them soon. I'll let you know how it goes.

-- Pasi

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