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Re: [Xen-devel] debs for 2.0.7 and unstable

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On Thu, 2005-08-25 at 03:37 -0400, ed despard wrote:
>       For part of my Google Summer of Code work I've put togeather debs for 
> xen of 2.0.7 and of unstable.  The unstable debs are built off of 
> yesterdays hg tree, but I try to update them fairly regularly when new 
> developments occur.  Currently I only have compiled debs for debian, 
> but the source debs will work on ubuntu also, and I plan on posting 
> compiled files for ubuntu tomorrow.
>       The apt repository is available at 
> http://mirror.clarkson.edu/pub/dists/xenophilia/xendebs/debian  
> available distributions are xen-stable, and xen-unstable.  To install a 
> fully working xen system, you only need to install the xen package 
> which depends on all the other needed debs.
>       Please note that these are different from previous available debs, but 
> share many of the same naming schemes etc.  Therefore if you are 
> upgrading from a system that used debs from another source, it is 
> recommended that you remove all old packages, and use the --purge 
> option to apt-get in order to clear out any debconf templates.
>       Differences in these packages from those previously available are 
> primarily apparent in the distribution of kernels.  These packages do 
> not distribute a kernel patch (yet) but instead distribute pre-build 
> kernel packages that include debconf scripts to configure the needed 
> grub entries.  More information on this system can be found in the man 
> pages for update-grub-xen that are included, and the file 
> /etc/xenkernels.conf.
>       The init scripts are not run by default, but are just installed in 
> /etc/init.d  In order to use xm etc, you must start xend manually, or 
> use the update-rc.d script.
>       If there is interest, these packages could be easy build for x86_64, 
> as long as someone was willing to do the testing, as i do not have a 
> system available.
> Enjoy,
>       Edward Despard
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