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Re: [Xen-users] Future of 32-bit PV support

On Thu, Aug 16, 2018 at 04:14:38PM +0200, Florian Heigl wrote:
> Hi Juergen,
> this will sound like only a rant now, but the answer appears very simple and 
> logical
> "If you have to ask, it's far too late..."
> > Am 16.08.2018 um 08:17 schrieb Juergen Gross <jgross@xxxxxxxx>:
> > 
> > In the Xen x86 community call we have been discussing whether anyone
> > really is depending on 32-bit PV guests. We'd like to evaluate whether
> > anyone would see problems with:
> > 
> Noone would benefit rely on any software flavour where awareness is so low 
> that the core team doesn't even know if someone uses it.
> (Yes, I have used it. 32bit Xen stuff was already undermaintained almost a 
> decade ago. Definitely it has not biased me in a positive way, and yes I also 
> lack recent experience since I will NEVER try that again)

This is being actively tested by osstest, the Xen test system:


Just search for i386 on the osstest matrix:


osstest have a bunch of tests that run on a 32bit PV Dom0 and a bunch
of them that create 32bit PV guests, so it's certainly not


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