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Re: [Xen-users] netchannel2 - how to use and configure?

To: Thomas Graves <tgraves@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] netchannel2 - how to use and configure?
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2010 20:07:20 +0200
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On Thu, Dec 09, 2010 at 02:42:36PM -0800, Thomas Graves wrote:
>    So supposedly one of the new features in xen4.0 is netchannel2.  However I
>    can't find any documentation on how to configure it or what is required to
>    use it?
>    I have found snippets of things like you have to specify vif2 = in the xen
>    cfg file but that is about it.
>    I'm using the latest pvops kernel with latest xen 4.0.1 mainline.
>    Do I need to build the kernel with specific CONFIG options?
>    Will it just work with any domU or does it need updated pv drivers?  Right
>    now I'm trying to boot a rhel5 domU.
>    Can anyone give me all the options I can specify with it in the xen cfg
>    file?

Afaik netchannel2 stuff was never ported to pvops 2.6.32.x kernel.

(or actually, Jeremy has the patches, but noone has asked him to
to put them on his kernel trees.)

It seems there's no maintainer for netchannel2 stuff atm.
There was some discussions about it a couple of months ago on xen-devel.

-- Pasi

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