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RE: [Xen-users] Re: VMWare and xen comparison

To: "Gerd Knorr" <kraxel@xxxxxxx>, "Black Dew" <bdew@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] Re: VMWare and xen comparison
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2005 02:23:06 -0000
Cc: Charles Duffy <cduffy@xxxxxxxxxxx>, ian.pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx, xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Thread-topic: [Xen-users] Re: VMWare and xen comparison
> No, it's not that a big issue.  The main obstackle is that 
> the modules on the install media will not load into the 
> custom domU kernel, so you need a kernel with all config 
> options needed by the installer statically compiled in.  Also 
> parted isn't very happy with the xvd disks because the ioctls 
> to inform the kernel about partition layout changes don't 
> work on these (yet?), 

I'd have thought that would be a trivial patch. Please could someone
take a look.


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