[Fedora-xen] Should kernel boot as xen guest?

Mark McLoughlin markmc at redhat.com
Fri Nov 28 14:53:04 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-11-28 at 14:31 +0000, M A Young wrote:
> I was trying to get a NVIDIA video driver working with the Fedora 9 kernel 
> (on x86_64) and it refused because it decided it was a xen 
> kernel, so I thought I would check this claim out.
> My attempts to boot a xen guest with that kernel failed, though it got 
> past the boot loader stage, and I know Fedora 9 has kernel-xen packages, 
> but I was wondering whether this kernel would be expected to work or not.

The F-9 kernel-xen packages are the only ones expected to work for an
F-9 Xen DomU, but it does appear the F-9 2.6.27 kernels (32 and 64 bit
x86) are being built with CONFIG_XEN ... so, they may well work.


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