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Re: [Xen-users] Boot error with 2.6.23 domU

To: Tomasz Chmielewski <mangoo@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Boot error with 2.6.23 domU
From: Mark Williamson <mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 16:06:27 +0100
Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>, xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Zoltan HERPAI <wigyori@xxxxxxx>
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> > Mainline should support virtual block, virtual network, virtual console,
> > SMP, etc but not live migration, suspend-resume, framebuffer, or anything
> > involving dom0 functionality or direct device access.
> Is it aimed for 2.6.24? Or some of these features perhaps (live migration)?

I've not seen a plan for the 2.6.24 merge, so I don't know if any features are 
being added or if work is going into other things (e.g. paravirt_ops for 

From what Jeremy has told me before, live migration interacts badly with 
pre-emptible kernel (a fact which the mainline folks weren't too keen on, 
which I presume is why it isn't merged yet) but should be doable in the short 
term if migration depends on !CONFIG_PREEMPT.  I think there are plans for 
how to support both together in future, if there's sufficient motivation.


Dave: Just a question. What use is a unicyle with no seat?  And no pedals!
Mark: To answer a question with a question: What use is a skateboard?
Dave: Skateboards have wheels.
Mark: My wheel has a wheel!

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