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Re: [Xen-users] Xen with newer-than-

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Xen with newer-than-
From: William Hanwoody <hanwoody@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 13:37:46 +0000
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在 Wednesday 13 September 2006 17:15,Derek 写道:
> I'm having problems with my dom0 linux kernel, which I beleive could be
> fixed by going to a newer linux kernel.   (The problems are not related to
> XEN, and have to do with device driver support for ATAPI support under
> SATA).  I've tried updating to 2.6.17 _non-xen_ and my device driver
> problems are solved.  Now, if only I can update to 2.6.17 _with_ XEN.
> So I'd like to be able to run XEN with a 2.6.17 or later dom0 kernel.  It's
> not clear to me how to do this or even if it's possible.  I'm running
> Gentoo.  The latest xen-sources they currently have available for emerge is
> A few possible approaches which I've considered:
>   - Convert a redhat fedora kernel-sources package from RPM to tgz using
> rpm2targz, and try that.  They seem to have xen dom0 compatible release up
> to one of the 2.6.18 release candidates.
>   - Start with a vanilla gentoo kernel-sources emerge, and apply whatever
> patches are necessary to make them xen-dom0 compatible.  I have absolutely
> no idea how to find these patches, or how realistic a goal this is.
>   - Start with the xen-sources emerge, and apply incrimental
> patches from kernel.org to get it up to 2.6.17 or later.
> Any folks with wisdom to share on which of the above approaches is best? 
> Or any others I haven't thought of?  And any hints or tips that will help
> me along the way.
> Thanks,
> Derek.

you can use latest sata driver, and disable it in 2.6.16 kernel.
I  fixed this problem with my sound driver.

or maybe you can edit file "buildconfigs/mk.linux-2.6-xen",and change 2.6.16 
to  2.6.17。

and I suggest you use testing version but not stable.

William Hanwoody                             hanwoody@xxxxxxxxx

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