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Re: [Xen-users] Blktap2 in Debian Squeeze

On Tue, 2011-08-23 at 12:55 -0400, Mike McClurg wrote:
> On 23/08/11 16:55, Diego Dave wrote:
> > Thanks for the answer!
> >
> > I try install the blktap-dkms deb, it installs but doesn't run,
> > because I'm using amd64 Debian Squeeze, the deb is for 32 bits PAE kernel.
> Ah, that's because we haven't build a 64bit blktap yet ;) We're only
> supporting 32bit for now, but you may be able to compile it yourself.
> Here are the source repositories you'll need:

Take this:

> http://xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=people/dstodden/blktap.git;a=summary

checkout xcp/volatile/blktap

Which iirc will add a submodule integrating this as debian/ (could also
be done manually using xcp/volatile/autotools).

> http://xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=people/dstodden/blktap-debian.git;a=summary

My repeated apologies for not finally merging this stuff in, but I want
to see it pass a XenServer BVT first, there might still be glitches.

> I can't promise this will work on 64bit.

I promise it does or, if it doesn't, will.


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