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Re: [Xen-users] XCP with 64-bit dom0?

  • To: Kannan Vijayan <kvijayan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Dustin Marquess <dmarquess@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 22:07:39 -0700
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On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 2:08 PM, Kannan Vijayan <kvijayan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi all,
> For the last couple weeks or so, I've been pounding away at building a
> version of the XCP host tools to run on a 64-bit dom0 (not just a
> 64-bit kernel, but a full 64-bit tool stack).  I'm starting with the
> basic build setup of Centos 5.5 with arch x86_64.  Naturally, I'm
> rebuilding a large number of RPM packages from source, and I'm running
> into package hell as I try to track down proper 64-bit source versions
> of packages, fix build and compile issues, and get up to the point of
> being able to build the xapi-libs and xapi packages.

I've never tried it.  Is there a particular reason WHY you want to do
it?  I can't think of any benefit, and the downside is your dom0 will
use more RAM, which means less RAM available for your domUs.


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