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Re: [Xen-users] Converting a HVM Guest into a PV-on-HVM Guest

  • To: Todd Deshane <todd.deshane@xxxxxxx>
  • From: Srujan Kotikela <ksrujandas@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 13:44:30 -0500
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Just to make sure,

PV-on-HVM drivers are neccessary and/or sufficient to make hypercalls from a HVM domain, right?

Srujan D. Kotikela

On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 11:37 AM, Todd Deshane <todd.deshane@xxxxxxx> wrote:
On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 12:13 PM, Srujan Kotikela <ksrujandas@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a HVM guest with CentOs (i386) 5.6. My Dom0 has xen-3.4.3 (from
> source and some custom changes) running on the same kernel
> (2.6.18-238.12.1.el5).
> I would like to know what should I do in the Dom0 and/or DomU to convert it
> to a PV-on-HVM domain so that I can have privcmd interface to do hypercalls.
> I tried copying the xen libraries from my Dom0 to invoke my custom
> hypercall, but I get an error "PRIV-CMD interface: file or directory not
> found".
> If it's easier to create a new PV-on-HVM than converting the HVM, I would
> prefer building PV-on-HVM from scratch.

Some information here:

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