Diff for /wikisrc/ports/xen/howto.mdwn between versions 1.83 and 1.86

version 1.83, 2015/01/17 13:14:32 version 1.86, 2015/01/28 13:27:38
Line 92  reasonable although trailing-edge choice Line 92  reasonable although trailing-edge choice
 xenkernel42 provides Xen 4.2.  This is maintained by Xen, but old as  xenkernel42 provides Xen 4.2.  This is maintained by Xen, but old as
 of 2014-12.  of 2014-12.
   
   xenkernel45 provides Xen 4.5.  This is new to pkgsrc as of 2015-01 and
   not yet recommended for other than experimental/testing use.
   
 Ideally newer versions of Xen will be added to pkgsrc.  Ideally newer versions of Xen will be added to pkgsrc.
   
 Note that NetBSD support is called XEN3.  It works with 3.1 through  Note that NetBSD support is called XEN3.  It works with Xen 3 and Xen
 4.2 because the hypercall interface has been stable.  4 because the hypercall interface has been stable.
   
 Xen command program  Xen command program
 -------------------  -------------------
Line 374  For 4.2 with xl, add to rc.conf: Line 377  For 4.2 with xl, add to rc.conf:
         xencommons=YES          xencommons=YES
         TODO: explain if there is a xend replacement          TODO: explain if there is a xend replacement
   
   For 4.5 (and thus with xl), add to rc.conf:
   
           xencommons=YES
           TODO: explain if there is a xend replacement
   
 TODO: Recommend for/against xen-watchdog.  TODO: Recommend for/against xen-watchdog.
   
 After you have configured the daemons and either started them (in the  After you have configured the daemons and either started them (in the
Line 485  However, it can be useful to run Xen und Line 493  However, it can be useful to run Xen und
 version of NetBSD as a dom0 does not run on the hardware in use, or to  version of NetBSD as a dom0 does not run on the hardware in use, or to
 generate automated test cases involving Xen.  generate automated test cases involving Xen.
   
 In 2015-01, the following combination was reported to work:  In 2015-01, the following combination was reported to mostly work:
   
         host OS: NetBSD/amd64 6.1.4          host OS: NetBSD/amd64 6.1.4
         qemu: 2.2.0 from pkgsrc          qemu: 2.2.0 from pkgsrc
Line 493  In 2015-01, the following combination wa Line 501  In 2015-01, the following combination wa
         dom0 kernel: NetBSD/amd64 6.1.5          dom0 kernel: NetBSD/amd64 6.1.5
         Xen tools: xentools42-4.2.5 from pkgsrc          Xen tools: xentools42-4.2.5 from pkgsrc
   
   See http://gnats.netbsd.org/47720 for a problem with dom0 shutdown.
   
 Unprivileged domains (domU)  Unprivileged domains (domU)
 ===========================  ===========================
   
Line 690  shutdown, in rc.conf add: Line 700  shutdown, in rc.conf add:
   
         xendomains="foo bar"          xendomains="foo bar"
   
 TODO: Explain why 4.1 rc.d/xendomains has xl, when one should use xm  Note that earlier versions of the xentools41 xendomains rc.d scripth
 on 4.1.  Or fix the xentools41 package to have xm  usd xl, when one should use xm with 4.1.
   
 Creating specific unprivileged domains (domU)  Creating specific unprivileged domains (domU)
 =============================================  =============================================

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