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Re: [Xen-users] What do you do for Xen 4.2?

On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 12:08 PM, Jonathan Tripathy <jonnyt@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Canonical and Ubuntu are not opposed to Xen; in fact, the Canonical team has
> been pretty helpful in getting XCP working as a package you can install in
> Ubuntu, and also fixing Xen-related kernel bugs.  KVM is just their default
> at the moment, and therefore the focus of their own developers.  So more of
> the burden of making sure things work falls on the Xen community.
> Relationships with distros has been a weak point of xen.org in the past; but
> we're trying to address that going forward.
>  -George
> Thanks, George.
> So then, going forward, you recommend that we switch to Ubuntu+Xen (using
> Ubuntu Universe repo) if we want to use 4.1.x? As a company, we have plenty
> of experience with Ubuntu, so that's not an issue. I'm specially talking
> about the Xen aspects here. We just want to avoid having to compile Dom0
> kernels and Xen ourselves. While we're comfortable doing this during
> testing, we'd rather leave our production servers up to package management
> :)

Going forward, Ubuntu+Xen should be a good option.  I will be using
Ubuntu as my main test environment, and we're hoping to get regular
Ubuntu virt test days going as well.


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