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Re: [Xen-devel] New release candidate for Xen 4.0.0 (RC9)

To: Joanna Rutkowska <joanna@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] New release candidate for Xen 4.0.0 (RC9)
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 12:13:18 +0100
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On 31/03/2010 12:00, "Joanna Rutkowska" <joanna@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> BTW, on this page:
> http://xenbits.xensource.com/
> one can see linux-2.6.18-xen.hg repo as a sub-repo of the just-created
> xen-4.0-testing.hg... I was under impression that 4.0 would be using
> pvops0 kernel *only* and that you would not support 2.6.18 anymore for
> this hypervisor...
> Can you shed some light on this issue -- why is this kernel repo there,
> and what kernel will *really* be the official and stable option for Xen
> 4? What will be part of the next week release?

The Xen source repo will build pv_ops by default. You can use whatever
kernel you like as dom0/domU: that's not really an aspect of the release.

 -- Keir

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