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[Xen-devel] Re: Xen dom0 kernels / wiki page?

On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 03:03:39PM +0100, Andrew Lyon wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 1:43 PM, Keir Fraser<keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Pasi,
> >
> > The pv_ops dom0 does indeed seem not yet ready for general use. The fact we
> > made it the default kernel to build in xen-unstable.hg was not to suggest
> > that it was however, but to get more exposure and testing from the developer
> > community.
> >
> > From a user point of view, some documentation would be great, no doubt. The
> > 2.6.18 tree is still available (and still the default kernel for 3.4 branch
> > and earlier). Then there are the 2.6.27 trees based on the suse port (e.g.,
> > xenbits/XCI, which could potentially be pulled out of the XCI project and
> > made a first-class maintenance tree in its own right). And Andrew's 2.6.29
> > tree...
> >
> > If someone wants to actively maintain a 2.6.29+ tree based on the 'suse
> > port' / 'classic Xen patches' and wants xenbits space for that reason, we'd
> > be happy to oblige.
> >
> >  -- Keir
> I've already rebased the latest suse patches for 2.6.30 and will be
> releasing the patches once I've tested the kernels, like 2.6.29 the
> changes required to apply the patches to vanilla were quite small so
> hopefully it will prove to be as stable as 2.6.29 which was very good

Nice. It seems you've gotten familiar with the patches.. should we ask for
Keir to create a tree on xenbits for these kernel patches? I'm sure others
would help you with maintaining the patches.

> unfortunately I've been in hospital for emergency surgery a couple of
> weeks ago and I will be going back in soon for some more surgery so
> I've not been very active recently and will not be for another month
> to 6 weeks.

Hopefully everything goes (and is) fine!

-- Pasi

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