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Re: [Xen-devel] newer dom0 kernel

  • To: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
  • From: Thiago Camargo Martins Cordeiro <thiagocmartinsc@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 10:49:01 -0300
  • Cc: "J. Roeleveld" <joost@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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If I run: hg clone http://xenbits.xensource.com/xen-unstable.hg  I'll get the most recent work? with the latest pvops dom0? Linux 2.6.31?

2009/9/22 Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 02:44:19PM +0200, J. Roeleveld wrote:
> On Tuesday 22 September 2009 14:10:09 Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 08:05:55PM +1000, James Harper wrote:
> > > Some weeks (months?) back I think I remember discussion about starting
> > > to focus on a newer Linux kernel for dom0, and about a hg tree for it,
> > > but now I can't find the discussion. Is there a hg tree for this yet or
> > > did I imagine the whole thing?
> >
> > xen-unstable switched to using pv_ops dom0 kernel (git tree).
> From which version will the mainstream kernel have dom0 support?
> Every time I check it only has domU support.

Well, pv_ops based dom0 patches are still under development to get them
less intrusive and acceptable to upstream Linux kernel.

If you want to help feel free to contribute. Just a couple of days ago
Jeremy announced the new xen/master tree, which people should test,
and hopefully send patches against.

This is the work that will be sent for upstream inclusion later.

-- Pasi

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