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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: Virtualization Test Day for F16 and Xen

On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 12:08:40PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 12:14:23PM +0300, Myroslav Opyr wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > What Xen implementation is considered "supported" for FC16 DomU?
> Any commonly available upstream Xen releases.
> Fedora itself
> (ie. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/XenPvopsDom0).

I think Fedora itself currently has Xen 4.1.1 in F15 and F16.

> Also Xen in RHEL 5, although that's more of a thing for Red Hat to
> worry about.

Actually F16 PV domU fails to start with vfb (graphical console) on RHEL5 dom0,
the vfb never gets to fully initialized state.. so vncviewer won't work for the 

F15 and earlier versions do work OK with pvfb on the same RHEL5 dom0.

I'll report to redhat bugzilla soon..

> > I'm asking because on "Xen implementation" we were testing yesterday
> > FC16 DomU installation failed compared to FC15 DomU success on the
> > very same Dom0. Are failures like we've encountered candidates for
> > bugreports?
> Yes.

Yeah.. it could be the xen-kbdfront issue.. 
(it's missing from the F16 installer kernel/initrd).

> > Is there a place (wikipage, bugzilla keyword, etc.) to collect
> > Fedora 16 Xen issues?
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/
> Product: Fedora.  Component: depends on what is failing but common
> ones would be "kernel", "anaconda", "grubby", "grub2", "xen", and
> "libvirt".
> There is also a Fedora Xen mailing list where you can get more
> detailed help:
> https://lists.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/xen

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