I appreciate your comments on the Xen documentation. I
have been looking for people in the community to assist with updating or
creating new documents. I have some people working on various documents but there
is still no formal community effort. I am currently working on the new Xen
Roadmap document and plan to start updating other documents once that is
complete. If you are interested in working on something for the community
please let me know so I can keep track of who is doing what. Thanks.
Xen.org Community Manager
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 16:57:21 +0100
From: Denny Schierz <linuxmail@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-users] Xen documentation are still too old
To: xen-users <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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i'm a real Xen user since version 2.0.7 and i still
believe on the power and charme from Xen. I used Xen for my costumers, for my
own and I'm proud to tell everybody about Xen, what they can do with the
hypervisor and i've written severals German HOWTOs. But, where the sun is, the
shadow isn't far away: Xen lacks absolutely on actual docs. The ManPages are
still not updated (many FIXME), not all parameters are listed in (5), for
cpu_cap and cpu_weight? How can i define it in a DomU
config? (i know it, now)
"dom0-min-mem" is listed, but where is
"enable-dom0-ballooning yes" ?
Take a look, what you have with "xm help" and
what you get in the manpage.
At this time, i have to read the sourcecode, to know,
what this means.
Xen has so many features, but without good manpages,
nobody knows about them. Also the ("make -C docs") the documentation
in the Xen source code, is more for developers (and still to old too), than for
They better searching with Google for HowTos.
So, why it is so hard to take some time for a good
documentation, instead of developing new features, where nobody knows,that they
exists, if they don't read the source code or the mailinglists?
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