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Re: [Xen-devel] The right way to get an actual xen-enabledkernel-source

To: "Rustedt, Florian" <Florian.Rustedt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] The right way to get an actual xen-enabledkernel-source tree?
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 6 Mar 2009 18:01:13 +0200
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On Fri, Mar 06, 2009 at 04:57:50PM +0100, Rustedt, Florian wrote:
> Hardware-issue are the network-drivers on that HP, the're too new for 2.6.18
> I don't know exactly when they got statically bound into the kernel, but at 
> least after 2.6.21.
> It's part of the tg3-drivers:
> Tigon3 [partno(N/A) rev a200 PHY(5722/5756)] (PCI Express) 10/100/1000Base-T 
> Ethernet
> I need gigabit. I tried to use the drivers seperatly and compile them in with 
> xen-2.6.18, but they all went down to 100MBit, only the newer kernel-internal 
> tigon3 went up to gigabit.
> So i'm stuck to newer kernels....

RHEL5 and CentOS5 have the latest drivers and fixes backported from new
kernels to 2.6.18.

-- Pasi

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