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Re: [Xen-devel] Production Use of the PV OPS Kernel

To: Anthony Wright <anthony@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Production Use of the PV OPS Kernel
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2009 13:25:23 +0000
Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <Jeremy.Fitzhardinge@xxxxxxxxxx>
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On 04/12/2009 11:57, "Anthony Wright" <anthony@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I understand that 3.5 is using pv-ops as the default kernel, and assumed
> that there would be a production version declared when 3.5 is released.
> Is that likely to be the case, and if so is there any clearer view on
> when 3.5 will be released? The only reference that I can find to a
> release date was a mailing list post in July saying 'End of the calendar
> year, roughly' and I wondered if things are still on track for that.

4.0 should release in January, and pv_ops should be fine for dom0 and domU
use at that time. Possibly we will need a 'very stable' branch in the pv_ops
tree so that we can really get things stabilised at the same time as the
xen-unstable tree.

 -- Keir

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