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Re: Kernel VMI (Virtual Machine Interface) in F7/F8?



On Sun, Sep 30, 2007 at 04:52:55PM -0500, Matt Domsch wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 30, 2007 at 06:57:17PM -0200, Thomas M Steenholdt wrote:
> > Hi there...
> > 
> > It seems (noted in releasenotes) that F7 should have a VMI (Virtual 
> > Machine Interface) enabled kernel by default, but from what I can find 
> > in the .config files it doesn't... Do I need a special kernel (i.e. only 
> > the XEN kernel has VMI or something) or was it lost in a kernel update 
> > or...?
> 
> in config-x86-generic:
> 
> CONFIG_VIRTUALIZATION=y
> CONFIG_VMI=y
> CONFIG_LGUEST=m
> 
> but it doesn't appear that CONFIG_VMI is enabled on the x86_64 kernel
> in config-2.6.23-0.214.rc8.git2.fc8.  Unless there's a better answer
> shortly, please file this as a bug against the kernel.  It may just be
> an oversight.

paravirt_ops (and thus VMI & LGuedst) only exists on i686. There is no x86_64
or other arch support for any of this yet.

Dan.
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