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Re: [Xen-users] Anyone know how to install pv drivers?

To: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <list@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Anyone know how to install pv drivers?
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2011 09:55:41 +0300
Cc: Wu Tao <wutao4xen@xxxxxxx>, Xen-Users <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 02:57:58PM +0700, Fajar A. Nugraha wrote:
> 2011/7/29 Wu Tao <wutao4xen@xxxxxxx>:
> > Hi,
> >    i am planning to install pv drivers, when i compiled
> > xen/unmodified_drivers/linux-2.6:
> >    # ./mkbuildtree
> >     #make -C /lib/modules/2.6.23/build/ M=$PWD modules
> While you could probably search the wiki or list archive (I don't have
> the exact link, sorry), it's much easier to just use later kernels
> (e.g. 2.6.38 works, not sure what the earliest version was), and
> simply load xen-platform-pci (which should automatically load
> xen-blkfront and xen-netfront after that).

xen-platform-pci should usually be compiled in, and not be a module.
xen-blkfront and xen-netfront can be modules.

more info about Linux PVHVM drivers: 

upstream kernel.org kernels since 2.6.36 contain Xen PVHVM drivers 

-- Pasi

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