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

To: M A Young <m.a.young@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] RHEL6 xen and dom0 kernel to test
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2011 22:39:37 +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.
> 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.


Do you have plans to rebase to the rhel 6.1 kernel? 

CentOS guys were also asking that they'd like to import 
the rpms to centosplus repositories.. what do you think of that?

btw. This patch should be included in the dom0 kernel rpms,
it's not yet in xen/stable-2.6.32.x branch: 

And the instructions how to apply the patch:

-- Pasi

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