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Re: [Xen-devel] pci-front driver in mainline 2.6.37

To: Anirban Sinha <ani@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] pci-front driver in mainline 2.6.37
From: Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 11:33:56 +0000
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On Fri, 2011-01-07 at 19:23 +0000, Anirban Sinha wrote:
> Hi Folks :
> Can you guys confirm whether the PCI front end driver is available in
> the mainline 2.6.37 kernel that was just released?

Yes it is.

>  Xen wiki says : "Yes. Starting with kernel.org Linux 2.6.37 Xen PV
> domU PCI passthrough is supported out-of-the-box, ie. xen-pcifront
> driver is included in the standard kernel!"
> However, both the announcement
> mail : https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/1/4/266 and the kernel newbies
> 2.6.37 page : http://kernelnewbies.org/Linux_2_6_37
> does not mention xen at all! 

Those are not exhaustive lists of everything which went into the kernel
in this release cycle. You need to look at the git logs for that.


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