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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen 3.3.x on recent dom0 kernels

  • To: Alex Bligh <alex@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 22:59:29 +0300
  • Cc: Xen Devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Delivery-date: Tue, 15 May 2012 20:00:05 +0000
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xen.org>

On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 08:34:37PM +0100, Alex Bligh wrote:
> Odd question I know. I am looking for source for as recent a kernel as
> possible running the old style xenlinux/xenified kernel (i.e. capable of
> running the xen3.3.x hypervisor). Any ideas where I can get this -
> preferably in git form?
> I think Stefano Stabellini had something that worked up to 2.6.36 (from
> memory).
> And yes, we would all prefer all our customers moved to xen4 but this is
> difficult for some of them.

upstream pvops dom0 kernels probably won't run with Xen 3.3.x hypervisor
due to missing and required hypercalls.

So you might want to try SLES or OpenSUSE Xenlinux kernels.
Or even RHEL5/CentOS5 kernel-xen.. it's 2.6.18 but actively maintained/patched.

-- Pasi

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