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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen and Openbsd

A good place to start would be the Xen 2.0 Interface Manual (it's in the 
source tree and possibly on the website).  There's also a howto somewhere in 
the source tree about how the virtual device drivers work.

The *frontend* device drivers in the Linux and NetBSD trees are BSD-licensed 
and have been used as templates in other ports, so you can use those for your 
work.  There's various other stuff in the Linux port that's BSD licensed, tho 
I can't remember exactly what...

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On Sunday 07 Nov 2004 21:25, Dave Feustel wrote:
> I would be willing to work on this if there were some Xen notes
> specifying what needs to be changed in the OS. I don't think
> I saw that info at the Xen website, although it's quite possible
> I didn't recognize it when I saw it.
> On Sunday 07 November 2004 03:11 pm, Janne Johansson wrote:
> > Dave Feustel wrote:
> > >Openbsd and Netbsd are kissing cousins. Is there any chance of getting
> > >Openbsd 3.6 (just released) or 3.7 (next release, 6months away) ported
> > > to Xen?
> >
> > As far as I can tell, no OS ports itself to Xen, so OpenBSD will run
> > whenever someone actually
> > ports it to xen. Until then, the few xen coders will probably fix bugs
> > in xen itself more, and port
> > less.
> >
> > It's not a bad idea, though.

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