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Re: [Fedora-xen] Xorg on JF 2.6.31-rc8 with xen 3.5 unstable



On Fri, Sep 04, 2009 at 06:01:24PM +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 04, 2009 at 04:26:32PM +0200, Mark Schloesser wrote:
> > Hey guys,
> > 
> > I sadly had no luck fixing my X problem. The system seems to run fine
> > and as the subject says I moved from 3.4.1-3 to xen-unstable. As I am
> > already doing fairly bleeding-edge stuff here I thought this would
> > probably make most sense.
> > 
> > As I only have an nvs290 gfx card available right now I can't check if
> > this is the problem. But I'll try to get my hands on some other cards
> > for next week.
> > 
> > Today I read through a lot of mailing list archives and PDFs trying to
> > dig deeper into the IOMMU/PCI passthrough stuff and I want to give the
> > graphics passthrough situation a shot myself. Sadly it is very confusing
> > to read about the different setups and hardware environments with both
> > positive and negative results. Also the patchsets and versions everybody
> > is talking about do not make it any easier :)
> > 
> 
> VGA/GFX passthrough is very much under development atm, it's very new stuff.
> 
> > My current questions would be:
> > - is the combination of JF git kernel with xen-unstable the right way to
> > go for this setup? Or should I perhaps use older xen version and apply
> > some patchset? I think some of those patches were applied in
> > xen-unstable already but I am not quite sure...
> > 
> 
> Some people are using http://xenbits.xen.org/linux-2.6.18-xen.hg as dom0 kernel.
> 
> That's the old xenlinux kernel, the default dom0 kernel for Xen 3.4.x
> and earlier versions.
> 

And based on the recent emails on xen-devel, I think some people got it working 
also using pv_ops dom0 kernel.

-- Pasi


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