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Re: [Xen-users] PV Drivers: XenSource ones VS GPL'ed

> Well, you can try and let us know, but as far as I know, the drivers are
> compiled such that they don't run on GPL XEN.
> Emre
> On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 8:45 AM, Ruggero Tonelli <ruggero@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> Emre ERENOGLU ha scritto alle lunedì 12 May 2008
>> > You can't run Xensource ones on GPL version of Xen.  This is the
>> downside
>> > of them, they can only be used if you're a paid customer of Xensource.
>> I've got some unused (and paid) Xen Enterprise licenses so, legally, is
>> possible, any software issues?
>> Thanks,
>> --
>> Ruggero Tonelli
>> http://www.valtellinux.it
>> GPG Key-id: 0x96998647

If I remember correctly there is some kind of daemon that is installed
with the commercial Xen products that the driver needs to communicate with
in order to work. So if you don't have the actual installed commerical Xen
software then whatever that daemon is or needs will not be there and the
drivers will not activiate.


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