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Re: port-xen/39452: "Internal error" with Xen 3.1.4 and HVM
On Wed, Sep 03, 2008 at 12:00:10AM +0000, Thomas Feddersen wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR port-xen/39452; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: "Thomas Feddersen" <thomas%feddersen-engineering.de@localhost>
> To: <gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost>
> Subject: RE: port-xen/39452: "Internal error" with Xen 3.1.4 and HVM
> Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2008 21:24:07 +0200
> Thanks for your quick reply!
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Manuel Bouyer [mailto:bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost]
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4:35 PM
> > To: port-xen-maintainer%netbsd.org@localhost;
> > netbsd-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost; thomas%feddersen-engineering.de@localhost
> > Subject: Re: port-xen/39452: "Internal error" with Xen 3.1.4 and HVM
> > =20
> > Xen 3.1.4 doens't work with NetBSD 4.0. You need a kernel
> > and userland from a recent netbsd-4 branch, and rebuild=20
> > xentools3 and xentools3-hvm on this system (so that it uses=20
> > the right /usr/include/xen/* files).
> > =20
> Okay, a few questions please:
> I'm operating a production (file) server in a soho environment=20
> and feel comfortable with a stable release version
> 1- is a version of Xen3 available, that will work with NetBSD 4.0? If =
> from where?
Not that I know, but netbsd-4 will probably be more stable on Xen than
NetBSD 4.0 is :)
> If no:=20
> 2- can I use the "update" funtion of sysinst?
> 3- which branch? netbsd-4-0? netbsd-4? HEAD?=20
> I would like to ask for your recommendation on the following config:
> INTEL ,DG965WH chipset (ICH8)
> 4GB RAM =20
> 6 AHCISATA drives =E0 300GB
> Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6300 @ 1.86GHz
> 4- which architecture? i386? amd64?
If you want Xen/amd64 you need HEAD. If you want to stay on netbsd-4
you're stuck with i386. It'll work, but you'll be able to use only
about 3GB RAM out of 4.
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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