On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 12:04:16PM -0700, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> On 07/21/2011 10:59 AM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 04:43:59PM +0200, Sander Eikelenboom wrote:
> >> Thursday, July 21, 2011, 4:17:15 PM, you wrote:
> >>> The 3.0 is suppose to be released today, or perhaps tomorrow.
> >>> For 3.1 kernel we have this long list of features and bug-fixes that we
> >>> are going
> >>> to ask Linus to pick up:
> >>> - VGA text support. Since Xen is the first payload on the bootloader it
> >>> gets the
> >>> screen information - now with this patch we can copy it from the
> >>> hypervisor
> >>> and enjoy 80x25 old-school text output.
> >> I assume this one will be proposed for 3.0.1 stable as well ?
> > Sadly no - it is considered a feature - and those (as I understand, maybe I
> > am
> > incorrect?) don't go on the stable wagon.
> Eh, I think its probably fairly justifyable for stable, since its
> completely self-contained and can't cause any regressions. Its akin to
> adding a new driver. Wouldn't want to argue it for a late -rc, but
> stable backport is probably OK.
> > The vga patch is self-contained in here: http://darnok.org/xen/vga.patch if
> > you would
> > like to patch your 3.0 kernel. Keep in mind - that you can still run stock
> > 3.0 - with Xorg,
> > frame-buffer support (KMS), or with serial output.
> What git branch is that on?
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