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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] tun/tap driver in pvops dom0 kernel 2.6.

To: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] tun/tap driver in pvops dom0 kernel
From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2010 10:56:19 -0700
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On 04/09/2010 05:50 AM, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 09, 2010 at 12:05:52PM +0200, Aleix Dorca wrote:
>> Hi people,
>> Today, installing my first hvm machines on Xen 4 I had lots of problems 
>> enabling the network interface on the DomU until I found that the kernel 
>> from the git repository had been compiled without the TUN/TAP 
>> support.
>> How come this is not enabled by default on a kernel that will most likely 
>> need it for hvm domU's ?
>> Thanks, and please excuse the question if it's something 'stupid'.
> Hello,
> I added xen-devel to CC.
> I guess the default .config needs some tweaking.
> I assume most people have been other "reference"-config files..

I tend to use stubdoms, so I don't notice if tun/tap is missing.  But it
should be in the defaults regardless.


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