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RE: [Xen-users] CentOS 5.1 Xen 3.2 patches

To: "Bas Mevissen" <abuse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] CentOS 5.1 Xen 3.2 patches
From: "Ross S. W. Walker" <rwalker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 11:30:59 -0400
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Bas Mevissen wrote:
> Ross S. W. Walker wrote:
> > 
> >> Ah, just found out that libvirt.i386 is (no longer?) a dependancy for 
> >> something I have installed. OK, so now it is purely academic :-)
> > 
> > Yes, I removed the silly artificial dependency with libvirt that
> > RH created, because 3.2 no longer needs libvirt to properly function.
> > 
> Something else (forgot what) was depending on libvirt.i386. So now I 
> could already remove it without breaking something.
> > Are you trying to run a 32-bit dom0 with a 64-bit hypervisor?
> No. All 64-bit until now.

Oh, OK, I misunderstood. I guess the i386 libvirt was brought in
because of another 32-bit app.

> > You're doing it the "poor-man's method" where you run a 64-bit Xen,
> > 64-bit dom0 and 32-bit userland aren't you?
> Is is an x86_64 CentOS 5.1 install which also has some i386 stuff 
> installed (by the installer). So the majority of the userland 
> is 64-bit.
> >> Hmmm, A CentOS i386 DomU on a x86_64 system. Does that work nowadays?
> > 
> > It does with 3.2.
> Great! Will give it a try.

Well let the list know how it works for you.


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