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Re: [Xen-users] Kernel patches

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Kernel patches
From: Marcin Owsiany <marcin@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2007 11:17:35 +0100
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On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 10:53:42AM +0200, Adrián M. Larumbe wrote:
> Hello, I've been using the Debian distribution official packages for
> Xen, under the stable branch, Etch. The problem arises when I attempt
> to get custom compilation options in this kernel, there are no sources
> available, just the kernel binary image. Since this system is going to
> be used in machines with special hardware, there's a huge need to
> toggle appropiate compilation options under a kernel source tree.
> But, with the exception of a few kernel versions, I couldn't find any
> Xen kernel patches that would enable me to build a new kernel using a
> patched version, and tailor everything up to my own needs. So, my
> question is, is there any place where I can download xen source
> patches for vanilla kernels?

Have a look at this page:

It explains how to build only selected images from the kernel source
package, with some modifications.

It's a bit complicated, but if your changes won't be too intrusive, it
should work.

Marcin Owsiany <marcin@xxxxxxxxxx>              http://marcin.owsiany.pl/
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