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Re: [Xen-devel] Unmodified drivers and 2.6.27

On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 12:56 AM, Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> On 07.06.13 at 21:14, AP <apxeng@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 1:00 AM, Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>>> On 07.06.13 at 01:35, AP <apxeng@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> I am trying to compile the old unmodified_drivers against the 2.6.27
>>>> kernel.  I remember SUSE having patches that made this work but I am unable
>>>> to find them online. They are being referenced here (
>>>> http://wp.colliertech.org/cj/?p=653) but the link doesn't work anymore. Are
>>>> these patches still floating around somewhere?
>>> Give SLE11_BRANCH a try on http://kernel.opensuse.org/git.
>>> If you don't get from there what you need, I'm afraid you're
>>> on your own, as that code stream has been dead for quite
>>> some time.
>> Thanks for the pointer. The closest thing I can find to 2.6.27 is the
>> tag rpm-2.6.30-8. So I moved to it and started checking out the
>> patches.xen directory.
> There may not be any tags for this old branch, but I'm sure you'd
> also find 2.6.27 bits there. In fact, using the tag is almost certain
> getting you something in arbitrary state, not from any SLE branch...

OK, I switched to SLE11-SP2 branch.

>> Is there something that tells me the order in
>> which these patches should be applied?
> There's a series.conf file at the root of the tree.

Thank you. That was very helpful. Now on to patching hell...


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