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Re: xen considerations

On Thu, Oct 09, 2008 at 03:20:01PM +0200, Michael Kell Jensen wrote:
> >Xen is also one of them :) And it works with a NetBSD dom0. All you need
> >is a CPU with virtualisation extentions.
> >
> I have CPU with virtualization extensions just looked inside the bios.
> It an intel 2.16 dual core 2.
> I wanted to just add the xen extension to my own modified laptop kernel.
> Compared to xen it has VGA_POST + X86EMU for suspend resume to work, 
> also it VM86, can remember why now.

Not sure if it's going to work under Xen. Anyway, suspend/resume isn't
supported by NetBSD/Xen yet.

> It config'ed, but failed under make (make depend also succesful).
> Luckily there is a holiday coming on, so i might have some sime to look 
> into it next week, to see if there are some conflicting stuff in there 
> or if i missed something else(to add).
> Just including xen3 kernel part, (which includes xen2_dom0)
> errored with multiple defined options.
> Anyways does anyone know why there isn't a XEN3|2_DOM0 with PAE, not 
> neceessary?.

There should be a XEN3PAE_DOM0, support for PAE dom0 has just not been
worked on yet.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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