[Fedora-xen] No Dom0 support in Fedora 9 and Fedora 8 EOL

Evan Lavelle sa212+fcxen at cyconix.com
Thu Jun 19 11:40:10 UTC 2008

Alain Williams wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 12:23:10AM +0000, Martin Vuille wrote:
>> I'm putting together a virtualized server. I was planning to use 
>> Fedora 9, until I found out that Fedora 9 won't run as a Dom0, so 
>> I ended up using Fedora 8 instead.
> Damn - I have just run into the buffers because of that.
> I have just reinstalled my test box with Fedora 9 ... wanted to
> run several guests under it. Shame it was not flagged up bigger somewhere.

I'm currently on an F8 Dom0 at the moment, but I'll need to upgrade Xen 
fairly soon. At the moment, it seems to me that one of the Solaris 
distros is the way to go, particularly since they have built-in Windows 
PV drivers. There also seems to be a lot of development activity.


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