On 11/26/07 11:40 AM, "Daniel P. Berrange" <berrange(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 11:37:13AM -0500, Spencer Shimko wrote:
> I was looking for any information people may have on running Fedora 8 Xen on
> a PPC64 platform. Xen appears to support ppc64 but none of the Fedora pages
> seem to mention it and Fedora doesn't have a ppc64 Xen kernel.
Libvirt & the tools stack is able to build on PPC & we've have patches to
fix PPC portability issues. The main blocker is that we don't have a PPC
kernel for Xen that is usable. Without that we can't build the Xen userspace.
> Anyone taken a swing at this or have any thoughts on where I should focus my
You should probably ask on the Fedora PPC mailing list
Thanks Dan. The libvirt + tool stack is working fine as your described.
Running qemu VMs works as advertised for x86 emulation. I had noticed the
Xen userland components missing as well and it makes sense now. Guess I'll
focus on the kernel side for now.
Ah, another nice low-volume list :) I see your August thread in their
I'm going to cross-post for now as responses might be of interest to
subscribers of both lists. Any additional comments on the state of
kernel-level Xen support from the PPC contingent?