Diff for /wikisrc/ports/xen/howto.mdwn between versions 1.135 and 1.138

version 1.135, 2016/12/21 16:57:10 version 1.138, 2016/12/29 19:32:51
Line 109  as of 2016-12 received backported securi Line 109  as of 2016-12 received backported securi
 i386 PAE and amd64 hardware.  There are no good reasons to run this  i386 PAE and amd64 hardware.  There are no good reasons to run this
 version.  version.
   
   Note that 3.1, 3.3 and 4.1 have been removed from pkgsrc-current, but
   are in 2016Q4.  They will be removed from this HOWTO sometime after
   2017Q1.
   
 xenkernel42 provides Xen 4.2.  It is no longer maintained by Xen, but  xenkernel42 provides Xen 4.2.  It is no longer maintained by Xen, but
 as of 2016-12 received backported security patches.  Xen 4.2 runs on  as of 2016-12 received backported security patches.  Xen 4.2 runs on
 i386 PAE and amd64 hardware.  The only reason to run this is if you  i386 PAE and amd64 hardware.  The only reason to run this is if you
Line 126  xenkernel46 provides Xen 4.6.  It is new Line 130  xenkernel46 provides Xen 4.6.  It is new
 of 2016-12, security patches were released by Xen and applied to  of 2016-12, security patches were released by Xen and applied to
 pkgsrc.  Xen 4.6 runs on amd64 hardware only For new installations,  pkgsrc.  Xen 4.6 runs on amd64 hardware only For new installations,
 4.6 is probably the appropriate choice and it will likely soon be the  4.6 is probably the appropriate choice and it will likely soon be the
 standard approach.  standard approach.  (If using Ubuntu guests, be sure to have the
   xentools46 from December, 2016).
   
 Xen 4.7 (released 2016-06) and 4.8 (released 2016-12) are not yet in  Xen 4.7 (released 2016-06) and 4.8 (released 2016-12) are not yet in
 pkgsrc.  pkgsrc.
Line 243  xl, the NetBSD 7 stable branch, and to u Line 248  xl, the NetBSD 7 stable branch, and to u
 dom0.  Either the i386PAE or amd64 version of NetBSD may be used as  dom0.  Either the i386PAE or amd64 version of NetBSD may be used as
 domUs.  domUs.
   
   Because bugs are fixed quite often, and because of Xen security
   advisories, it is good to stay up to date with NetBSD (tracking a
   stable branch), with the Xen kernel (tracking a Xen version via
   pkgsrc), and with the Xen tools.  Specifically, NetBSD (-7 and
   -current) got an important fix affecting dom0/domU timesharing in
   November, 2015, and xentools46 got a fix to enable Ubuntu guests to
   boot in December, 2016.
   
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