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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 2 of 2] Remove Remus kernel extensions (now distr

To: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 2 of 2] Remove Remus kernel extensions (now distributed with pvops kernel)
From: Brendan Cully <brendan@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 10:01:55 -0700
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On Saturday, 04 September 2010 at 12:45, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 03, 2010 at 02:29:48PM -0700, Brendan Cully wrote:
> > # HG changeset patch
> > # User Brendan Cully <brendan@xxxxxxxxx>
> > # Date 1283549073 25200
> > # Node ID 3da9f0de715657ae1d1fa622802564ac845d0be3
> > # Parent  28b1cd50c43d408c43f89c177b720984168ee196
> > Remove Remus kernel extensions (now distributed with pvops kernel)
> > 
> > Note that 2.6.18 doesn't have these extensions, so as of this patch
> > Remus no longer supports 2.6.18 dom0 (2.6.18 is still the preferred
> > kernel for domU, since it contains the suspend event channel).
> >
> Hmm.. so pvops kernel *does* work for domU? 
> But it's *preferred* to use linux-2.6.18-xen ? 

Er, no, not as of the last time I checked. pvops *should* work but it
has a bug handling suspend_cancel that prevents it from resuming
correctly after the first checkpoint. So, you're right, 2.6.18 or HVM
is the only currently working domU configuration.

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