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Re: [Xen-users] customized debian kernel ...

  • From: Thomas Goirand <thomas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 14:36:43 +0800
  • Cc: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Delivery-date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 23:44:00 -0700
  • List-id: Xen user discussion <xen-users.lists.xensource.com>
  • Openpgp: id=98EF9A49

Tim Post wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, 2009-06-11 at 19:18 -0400, Teratux wrote:
>> Hi ... I recently tried out Xen for virtualization and as I saw it 
>> turned out to be just what I needed in matters of providing safe context 
>> separation for my apps ... I tried this on a pc with a provided kernel 
>> image ( I use Debian ).  Afterwards I wanted to try it out on a pc with 
>> a custom compiled kernel ... I started to investigate and some guides 
>> pointed me towards a patch that I have to apply to enable the Xen 
>> architecture so I can successfully compile my own kernel ... However, I 
>> can't seem to find it .. where can I get this patch ?? And can anyone 
>> tell me if this is the right way to do it??
>> I'm using Debian Lenny and a 2.6.28 customized kernel ...
> I think the latest official Debian / Xen patched kernel is 2.6.26-15.
> Patches exist for native kernel.org 2.6.27 and 2.6.29 kernels, however
> I'm not sure if anyone is maintaining one for 2.6.28. I do remember
> seeing patches for it, but now I can't seem to locate them.
> I (or others) could guide you on obtaining and building 2.6.26-15 or one
> of the later kernels, which one would be better?
> Cheers,
> --Tim


I've been quite stuck in building a Debian kernel package with 2.6.27 or
2.6.29 with Xen support as well. Help on this would be much much
appreciated, like where to get a patch (or binaries already compiled).


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