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Re: [Xen-users] Best distro with out of the box xensupport?

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Best distro with out of the box xensupport?
From: Daniel Spies <daniel.spies@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 11:46:24 +0200
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Hell, I was about to give Fedora 9 a try, and now it turns out it's not
working for the dom0. What does that mean exactly for F9? I cannot run F9
as dom0 at all/only restricted functionality? And anyone knows where to
find out if they already put the working kernel into F10/rawhide?


On Mon, 12 May 2008 16:09:09 -0400, "Todd Deshane" <deshantm@xxxxxxxxx>
>> You should take a look at Fedora's release notes on virtualisation :
>> * http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Fedora8VirtQuickStart : Fedora Core
> 8
>> uses Xen 3.1
>> * tomorrow Fedora Core 9 will be released and includes Xen 3.2 : see
>> http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=7
> Be careful here. Fedora 9 is not going to have a Dom0 kernel according
> http://www.nabble.com/Plans-for-paravirt_ops-kernel-xen-td15876181.html
> There will be an updated domU kernel for Fedora 9 though.
> As for best out of box distro, I have been testing Ubuntu 8.04 with the
> fixed
> Linux kernel packages from
> http://downloads.howtoforge.com/ubuntu_8.04_server_xen_from_repositories/
> I have been quite impressed at how well things work "out of the box", I
> can
> send a HOWTO with some
> potential tricky points if people are interested. I will post it online
> somewhere once I have time
> to make it more polished and do some more testing.
> Cheers,
> Todd

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