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To: Tapas Mishra <tapas@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] which processor family to select for Dom0 kernel based on Linux 2.6.18
From: Gémes Géza <geza@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2009 09:19:42 +0100
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Tapas Mishra írta:
> I am having  a Debian uname -a shows
> Linux debian 2.6.26-2-686 #1 SMP Wed Aug 19 06:06:52 UTC 2009 i686 GNU/Linux
> I downloaded from http://www.xen.org/products/xen_source.html
>       Linux 2.6.18 with Xen 3.4.x support source tarball, updated for Xen 
> 3.4.2
> I am not clear on following
> 1) Do I need to download and install          Xen 3.4.2 (hypervisor and
> tools) official source distribution which is another download given on
> this page if I compile the above xenified kernel or will it get xen
> also installed via some script in my system.
> 2) When I untarred the files I did a make menuconfig
> and
> Processor type and features -----> Processor Family it showed me options
> from 386  upto VIA c3-2 it is showing me Pentium MMX,Pentium
> Pro,Celeron ,Pentium 4 but it is not showing me Core 2 Duo which I
> have how can I get it done enabled in kernel ?
For a Dom0 choose whatever fits your processor better.
For a DomU choose the most common denominator of the Dom0's you intend
to migrate the given DomU between.


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