Diff for /wikisrc/ports/xen/howto.mdwn between versions 1.107 and 1.109

version 1.107, 2016/12/20 04:02:27 version 1.109, 2016/12/20 04:07:39
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 Architecture  Architecture
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 Xen itself can run on i386 (some versions) or amd64 machines (all  Xen itself can run on i386 (Xen < 3.1) or amd64 machines (all Xen
 versions).  (Practically, almost any computer where one would want to  versions).  (Practically, almost any computer where one would want to
 run Xen today supports amd64.)  run Xen today supports amd64.)
   
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 There are (at least) two additional things different about NetBSD as a  There are (at least) two additional things different about NetBSD as a
 dom0 kernel compared to hardware.  dom0 kernel compared to hardware.
   
 One is that modules are not usable in DOM0 kernels, so one must  One is that the module ABI is different because some of the #ddefines
 compile in what's needed.  It's not really that modules cannot work,  change, so one must build modules for Xen.  As of netbsd-7, the build
 but that modules must be built for XEN3_DOM0 because some of the  system does this automatically.  TODO: check this.  (Before building
 defines change and the normal module builds don't do this.  Basically,  Xen modules was added, it was awkward to use modules to the point
 enabling Xen changes the kernel ABI, and the module build system  where it was considered that it did not work.)
 doesn't cope with this.  
   
 The other difference is that XEN3_DOM0 does not have exactly the same  The other difference is that XEN3_DOM0 does not have exactly the same
 options as GENERIC.  While it is debatable whether or not this is a  options as GENERIC.  While it is debatable whether or not this is a

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