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Re: Xen i386 PAE

Reinoud Zandijk wrote:
> Hi Stephen, hi Manuel,
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 08:06:28PM +0000, Stephen Borrill wrote:
>> On Mon, 16 Feb 2009, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>>>> recomendations? Or is Xen really more suited for server type stuff?
>>> I admit I never tried to run X on a Xen system, all my systems have serial
>>> console.
> What i think might go wrong is stuff like PCI mapping etc, can Xen handle the
> PCI mangling done by XFree correctly? Should i use vesafb?

I'm not sure. NetBSD doesn't retrieve the BIOS memory map from Xen yet.
Once I have a patch ready, I can tell.

>> My main development machine runs Xfree86 on Xen 3/NetBSD 3.1 with 3.1, 4.0 
>> and 5.0 domUs which have their DISPLAYs set to xen:0. i
>> It works extremely well for me (I occasionally use Xnest too when I want a 
>> wm running on the domU.
> So you are running X in dom0?


> Using accelerated or using vesafb?



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