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Re: [Xen-devel] Patches to enable MTUs >1500 in el5.6 ready for testing.

On Sat, 2011-04-23 at 22:52 +0100, Digimer wrote:
> On 04/23/2011 02:29 PM, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Sat, 2011-04-23 at 18:42 +0100, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> >> On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 10:31:42PM -0400, Digimer wrote:
> >>> On 04/22/2011 09:40 PM, yue wrote:
> >>>> if the patch will be merged in mainline?
> >>>> how to get the patch?
> >>>>  
> >>>> thanks
> >>>
> >>> I can't speak to getting it into mainline, but getting it into the Red
> >>> Hat el5.6 kernel is what I am hoping will happen soon. If you're in a
> >>> pinch, I can upload the patched files for you to download and test. Of
> >>> course, that's less preferable than just getting the next RPM updates. :)
> >>>
> >>
> >> The kernel patch is already in xen.git xen/stable-2.6.32.x branch..
> >> Not sure if it'll be in upstream Linux 2.6.39 netback..
> > 
> > It should be, the two were in sync at the point netback went upstream.
> > 
> >> How about the toolstack (script) patch? Is it already merged in Xen?
> >>
> >> -- Pasi
> I'm afraid I don't know how to answer either Pasi's or your question, as
> I am not familiar with the build environments. All I know is that the
> latest kernel from EL5.6 does not have these patches.
> Do I need to bring this up with Red Hat perhaps? I'm really quite new to
> submitting patches, so I'm not sure if I am missing something.

Only Red Hat can update the EL5.6 kernel. The bug you've filed in
bugzilla is sufficient to report the issue, now you just need to be
(very) patient.


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