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Re: [Xen-users] Best distro with out of the box xensupport?

  • To: "Daniel Spies" <daniel.spies@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Emre ERENOGLU" <erenoglu@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 11:55:43 +0200
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Hi Daniel,

you can give a try to F8's 2.6.21 based dom0 kernel on your F9. It's working fine on my Ubuntu 7.04.

Is there no dom0 support at all in F9?


On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 11:46 AM, Daniel Spies <daniel.spies@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hell, I was about to give Fedora 9 a try, and now it turns out it's not
working for the dom0. What does that mean exactly for F9? I cannot run F9
as dom0 at all/only restricted functionality? And anyone knows where to
find out if they already put the working kernel into F10/rawhide?


On Mon, 12 May 2008 16:09:09 -0400, "Todd Deshane" <deshantm@xxxxxxxxx>
>> You should take a look at Fedora's release notes on virtualisation :
>> * http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Fedora8VirtQuickStart : Fedora Core
> 8
>> uses Xen 3.1
>> * tomorrow Fedora Core 9 will be released and includes Xen 3.2 : see
>> http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=7
> Be careful here. Fedora 9 is not going to have a Dom0 kernel according
> http://www.nabble.com/Plans-for-paravirt_ops-kernel-xen-td15876181.html
> There will be an updated domU kernel for Fedora 9 though.
> As for best out of box distro, I have been testing Ubuntu 8.04 with the
> fixed
> Linux kernel packages from
> http://downloads.howtoforge.com/ubuntu_8.04_server_xen_from_repositories/
> I have been quite impressed at how well things work "out of the box", I
> can
> send a HOWTO with some
> potential tricky points if people are interested. I will post it online
> somewhere once I have time
> to make it more polished and do some more testing.
> Cheers,
> Todd

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