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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0 of 8] Xen-side netchannel2 patches, take two

On 10/06/09 13:41, Ian Pratt wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 04:35:42PM +0100, steven.smith@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>> This patch series includes all of the Xen and tools bits of
>>> netchannel2.  It's essentially similar to the one I posted on Sunday,
>>> except:
>>> -- I've dropped the unmodified drivers support.  It'd probably be
>>>    fairly straightforward to re-introduce it, but it's not clear that
>>>    anyone's actually using unmodified drivers any more (they don't
>>>    even build against a 2.6.27 kernel, for instance).
>> At least Redhat/Fedora guys have been thinking of shipping pv-on-hvm Xen
>> drivers for Fedora 12 / RHEL6.. But I don't know what's the status of
>> that.
> Yes, this certainly isn't a feature we want to drop. In fact, it would be 
> good to see the pv-on-hvm drivers modified to use some of the pvops functions 
> where available. 

Don Dutile from RH is actively working on this.


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