kqemu inclusion in kernel

dragoran drago01 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 18:20:26 UTC 2007

On 6/16/07, Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 16, 2007 at 03:13:56PM +0100, Chris Brown wrote:
> > I've started playing around with virtualization at work and the first
> thing
> > I'd like to query is kqemu's lack of inclusion in the Fedora kernel. It
> was
> > GPL'd in February and although I realise Axel is packaging kmdl/kmods it
> > would be good to know if this is being queued up for mainline.
> not afaik..  I've not heard of anyone working on it since its initial
> opensource'ing, which seemed to be a reactionary thing in response to
> kvm's gaining popularity.
> > If not then can it be backported for Fedora kernels.
> It was fairly big (but not really invasive fwir), but it's still a delta
> that we'd perpetually have to carry vs upstream.  Each patch adds a
> burden towards rebasing, and with no clear path for this to get
> upstream, it's questionable how long we'd have to carry it, so I'm
> not too enthusiastic to be honest.

well but kqemu seems not to break that often I just recompile it after each
kernel release and it just works.
the code might be big but it does not depend on (fast) changing interfaces.
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