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Re: [Xen-users] netfront support in newer kernels

To: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] netfront support in newer kernels
From: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 14:33:20 +0700
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On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 2:56 AM, Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 12:28:31PM -0700, C.J. Adams-Collier wrote:
>> Hey folks,
>> We're unable to find netfront driver support in newer kernels and have
>> been forced to use the 2.6.18 kernel from centos.
>> Is there a solution to this?  Is there any chance that the kernel
>> updates from the XenSource tree will be merged into mainline?  Maybe a
>> git branch?
> Linux 2.6.24+ pv_ops upstream/vanilla kernels definitely have support
> for guest networking.

Correct, but it's not called xennet (like on 2.6.18). It's called xen-netfront.


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