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Re: port-xen/47157: No Howto for NetBSD/xen 6.0
The following reply was made to PR port-xen/47157; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: jnemeth%victoria.tc.ca@localhost (John Nemeth)
To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, port-xen-maintainer%NetBSD.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: port-xen/47157: No Howto for NetBSD/xen 6.0
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2012 17:53:47 -0800
On Feb 19, 6:52am, Andreas Gustafsson wrote:
} >Number: 47157
} >Category: port-xen
} >Synopsis: No Howto for Xen/NetBSD 6.0
} >Responsible: port-xen-maintainer
} >State: open
} >Class: doc-bug
} >Arrival-Date: Sat Nov 03 18:45:00 +0000 2012
} >Originator: Andreas Gustafsson
} >Release: NetBSD 6.0
} System: NetBSD
} Architecture: amd64
} Machine: amd64
} The NetBSD 6.0 release announcement mentions new Xen features such as
} DomU MP support, but when I go to http://www.netbsd.org/ports/xen/howto.html,
} there is no mention of 6.0 at all.
} A user following the instructions on that page will end up installing
} NetBSD 5.0 (not even 5.1) - is that really the recommended release?
One, can use a variety of different versions of NetBSD in a DomU,
so obviously, one would need to adjust the instructions for the version
they want to use.
As for, 6.0 it will be SMP out of the box assuming, you assign
multiple vcpus to the DomU.
However, the instructions could probably be more clear about these
} Read http://www.netbsd.org/ports/xen/howto.html. Notice absence of
} references to NetBSD 6.0.
}-- End of excerpt from Andreas Gustafsson
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