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Re: [Fedora-xen] Dom0 Xen kernel on Fedora 10

On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 7:07 PM, M A Young <m a young durham ac uk> wrote:
> I have succeeded in getting a fedora based kernel to build with Dom0 patches
> added. The steps were roughly as follows;


> 1. Start from kernel-2.6.28-0.106.rc6.git4.fc11.src.rpm
> 2. Create a patch from http://xenbits.xen.org/paravirt_ops/patches.hg/
> changeset 2238 by concatenating those patches listed in the series file
> (excluding those commented out) together.
> 3. Edit kernel.spec to revert to plain rc6 (which the pvops patches seem
> currently to be based on though some patches from rc8 seem to be included in
> the x86/x86.patch file), add the combined patch, and increase the fuzz
> factor to 2 so it applies.
> 4. Make several edits to the source files and configuration options to get
> it to compile on F10. Some of these, such as the couple I have so far
> reported on http://bugzilla.redhat.org/ (476456 and 476457), are due to code
> problems that show up because the F10 compiler seems to be a bit better at
> checking for errors.

Is there any useful information that you could add to the following?


> If anyone wants to inspect it, the source rpm generated is at
> http://compsoc.dur.ac.uk/~may/xen/kernel-2.6.28-0.106.rc6.fc10.src.rpm
> It is completely untested beyond the fact that it compiles for me, so I have
> no idea if a kernel built from it will actually boot.
>        Michael Young
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Todd Deshane

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