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Re: freebsd 5.99.41 as XEN3_DOMU
On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 04:50:39PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost> writes:
> > Well, in the current state, modules are a not enabled in the Xen kernels
> > (modules should be built specifically for Xen, but the build tools do not
> > allow this right now). So you have to compile all what you need in a
> > monolitic kernel. But ZFS is only available as module, so unfortunably
> > this means no ZFS for xen.
> > One way around it is to run NetBSD in a HVM guest.
> Is it that in src/share/mk/bsd.kmodule.mk one would have to add some
> support to build a XEN DOMU flavor of modules? Is it reasonably easy
> to just hack it in so that one gets XEN modules *instead* of standard
> modules? (Obviously not suitable for committing, but could be useful.)
there's also the search path issue; the uname values are the same
for i386 ws xen kernels (by purpose, there was no real reasons to
make a difference for userland) the module path is the same.
This is IMHO a mistake, the modules should be tied to a kernel,
not a userland ...
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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