On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 06:43:30AM -0600, Nick Couchman wrote:
> >>> On 2009/10/20 at 03:42, Jean Baptiste FAVRE
> > Hello,
> > As I understand the mail, it just seems that specific Dom0 kernel
> > disappear in next Debien stable release.
> > For the time being, when you want to build a Debian Dom0, you have
> > install a specific "Xen-enabled" kernel.
> > Starting Squeeze, all these functionnalities will be intergrated in
> > default kernel.
> > Regards,
> > JB
> > Alexandr R. Ogurtzoff a écrit :
> >> Hello,
> >> I'm confused why Xen is deprecated in the next Debian release, does
> >> mean Xen dying? What is alternative? KVM?
> >> I've heard RH also is going to promote KVM only in a future
> >> Can someone elaborate what does it mean?
> >> Thank You in advance.
> >> http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.devel.announce/1407
> >> " xen dom 0
> >> +++++++++
> >> This feature will be included in the squeeze kernel release subject
> >> ongoing stabilisation work. The feature will be marked as
> >> and will not appear in future releases. "
> As far as RedHat going KVM, yes, that's the virtualization technology
> that RedHat has decided to pursue. I don't know if that means that Xen
> will be completely unavailable in RedHat, or if it just means that KVM
> will be the one they push by default in new installations. If you go to
> the linux-kvm.org page, you'll notice the Redhat logo in the bottom
> corner - they purchased the company Qumranet, which is the primary
> funder of KVM development.
Redhat will support Xen (including dom0) in RHEL5 for the whole
lifetime.. that's until 2014 or so.
RHEL6 will have Xen domU support.. I think. So you can run RHEL6 Xen
domUs on RHEL5 dom0 (or some other dom0).
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