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To: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Xen 4.1 + PVOPS and Sandy Bridge integrated graphics
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On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 12:13 PM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
<konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > I was under the impression that SandyBridge support required
>> > kernel 2.6.37 or later..? The other issue is, do you have
>> > this in your git tree:
>> >
>> > commit 96587057018b3ac0b11bf34b791aaadfc403fc80
>> > Author: Zhang, Fengzhe <fengzhe.zhang@xxxxxxxxx>
>> > Date:   Wed Feb 16 22:26:20 2011 +0800
>> I do see this patch when I do "git log" and grep for the commit signature.
>> > Does Xorg work when you boot this kernel under baremetal?
>> I should have tried this before. No it does not. I see the same
>> errors. So you might be right in that I need a kernel > than 2.6.37.
>> Is there a tree out there that I can try? Or do I have to wait to for
>> Linux 3.0 to come out which I know can work as a Dom0 out of the box
>> without external patches?
> You can do that.. or use 3.0-rc1 (available now), or you can use this tree:
> (git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/konrad/xen.git stable/2.6.39.x)
Thank you! I tried konrad's branch and that worked. For others who run
in to the same problem, this is the revision with which I got things
to work:

commit b243613582588faa7a981dc75d587f05d7c00060
Merge: 958af4c 3bd1c25
Author: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date:   Tue May 31 11:38:45 2011 -0400

    Merge branch 'stable/vga.support' into stable/2.6.39.x

    * stable/vga.support:
      xen: allow enable use of VGA console on dom0

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