Xen 3.0 Dom0 support reported to be working
Great news everyone! Fedora Weekly News, issue 175 reports successful Dom0 integration in Fedora 11 Beta. Here is the quote I read today:
Pasi Kärkkäinen reports success with a dom0 kernel using Fedora 11 Rawhide. “I’m able to run Xen paravirtual (PV) domUs, install new domUs using virt-install and also install and manage domains with virt-manager.”
The environment used was:
– Fedora 11 (rawhide as of 2009-05-05)
– Xen included in F11, no external patches (xen-3.3.1-11.fc11)
– xen-tip/next pv_ops dom0 kernel as of 2009-05-06, Linux 2.6.30-rc3.
– All the rest was standard stuff included in Fedora 11 as well
This is all coming sooner than I previously expected. I’ll be following up on this story next week as I compile more information and try it myself. Paravirtualized Operations provide a significant boost to guest Operating System performance and no project implements it better than Xen. I’m glad to read that it is working in Fedora 11.
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