Diff for /wikisrc/ports/xen/howto.mdwn between versions 1.146 and 1.148

version 1.146, 2018/07/26 10:42:35 version 1.148, 2018/07/26 10:49:59
Line 111  See also the [Xen Security Advisory page Line 111  See also the [Xen Security Advisory page
   
 Note: Xen 4.2 was the last version to support 32bit CPUs.  Note: Xen 4.2 was the last version to support 32bit CPUs.
   
 Note that NetBSD support is called XEN3.  It works with Xen 3 and Xen  
 4 because the hypercall interface has been stable.  
   
 Xen command program  Xen command program
 -------------------  -------------------
   
Line 138  xbd, where a vnd must be allocated).  Bu Line 135  xbd, where a vnd must be allocated).  Bu
 been adequately tested for a complex custom setup with a large number  been adequately tested for a complex custom setup with a large number
 of interfaces.  of interfaces.
   
 NetBSD  NetBSD versions
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 The netbsd-7, netbsd-8, and -current branches are all reasonable  The netbsd-7, netbsd-8, and -current branches are all reasonable
 choices, with more or less the same considerations for non-Xen use.  choices, with more or less the same considerations for non-Xen use.
 Therefore, netbsd-8 is recommended as the stable version of the most  NetBSD 8 is recommended as the stable version of the most recent
 recent release for production use.  release for production use.
   
 For developing Xen, netbsd-current may be appropriate.  For developing Xen, netbsd-current may be appropriate.
   
Line 153  no SMP support for NetBSD as dom0.  (The Line 150  no SMP support for NetBSD as dom0.  (The
 need SMP for dom0 functions; the lack of support is really a problem  need SMP for dom0 functions; the lack of support is really a problem
 when using a dom0 as a normal computer.)  when using a dom0 as a normal computer.)
   
   Note: NetBSD support is called XEN3. However, it does support Xen 4,
   because the hypercall interface has remained identical.
   
 Architecture  Architecture
 ------------  ------------
   
Line 194  caution that the total situation is comp Line 194  caution that the total situation is comp
 understood. On top of that caution, the post is about Linux, not  understood. On top of that caution, the post is about Linux, not
 NetBSD.  TODO: Include link to benchmarks, if someone posts them.  NetBSD.  TODO: Include link to benchmarks, if someone posts them.
   
 Stability  
 ---------  
   
 Mostly, NetBSD as a dom0 or domU is quite stable. However, just like every  
 other architecture, there are some open PRs indicating problems.  
   
 Note also that there are issues with sparse vnd(4) instances, but  
 these are not about Xen -- they just are noticed with sparse vnd(4)  
 instances in support of virtual disks in a dom0.  
   
 Recommendation  Recommendation
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