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Re: freebsd 5.99.41 as XEN3_DOMU

On Dec,Monday 20 2010, at 8:46 PM, Manuel Bouyer wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 04:50:39PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> Manuel Bouyer <> 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/ 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 ...

Or we should have i386-pae architecture for pae build kernels.



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