But what is pv_ops dom0 ?
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen [mailto:pasik@xxxxxx]
Sent: 21 October 2009 09:54
To: Ian Tobin
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Why Xen will deprecated? Is it to old?
On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 09:31:46AM +0100, Ian Tobin wrote:
> Are you guys saying you wont be able to compile XEN on the new version of
> Debian ?
Of course you can compile Xen on Debian :)
I guess this thread started about the debian kernel group meeting:
.. where they say next stable debian release ("squeeze") will have xen
dom0 kernel using forward-ported xenlinux patches (from novell/opensuse),
and after squeeze release the separate xen dom0 kernel will be removed from
since by that time the pv_ops dom0 support should be included in the upstream
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> [mailto:xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Pasi Kärkkäinen
> Sent: 21 October 2009 09:25
> To: Mr. Teo En Ming (Zhang Enming)
> Cc: Fajar A. Nugraha; xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx;
> Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Why Xen will deprecated? Is it to
> On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 12:02:14PM +0800, Mr. Teo En Ming (Zhang Enming)
> > Hi
> > I went to this page
> > http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/stable/prologue/hostreqs.html
> > and it says that LFS instructions are currently for building a 32-bit
> > system only. Instructions for building 64-bit systems will only come
> > in a future version of LFS.
> > I remembered I encountered some difficulties when building a 32-bit
> > Xen system. PAE support must be enabled. This was mentioned by Pasi.
> Yes, 32bit Xen dom0 must be PAE (64G mem support enabled), and also
> 32bit PV guests must be PAE.
> Back in the days Xen supported also non-PAE 32bit, but not anymore nowadays.
> In 32bit kernel configuration you'll see Xen options only after you enable
> PAE first.
> -- Pasi
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> > On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 11:42 AM, Fajar A. Nugraha <fajar@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 3:59 AM, Mr. Teo En Ming (Zhang Enming)
> > > <space.time.universe@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >> If we don't use any specific Linux distribution like Fedora, Debian,
> > >> Ubuntu, OpenSUSE, etc, we could still customize or DIY our own linux
> > >> system according to the instructions here at the Linux from Scratch
> > >> online book http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/stable/
> > >>
> > >> And then we could download the pv_ops/pvops dom0 kernels and Xen
> > >> hypervisor and compile ourselves.
> > >>
> > >> Anyone forsees any problems with this approach?
> > >
> > > I don't see a difference whether you use specific distro or a DIY
> > > system. You could always setup xen (including dom0 kernel) manually.
> > > A possible snag might be if you use i386, where you need xen-friendly
> > > glibc. For x86_64 it's much easier.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Fajar
> > >
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