Diff for /wikisrc/ports/xen/howto.mdwn between versions 1.88 and 1.89

version 1.88, 2015/02/10 17:38:14 version 1.89, 2015/03/04 01:27:58
Line 142  running an i386 NetBSD kernel as a domU, Line 142  running an i386 NetBSD kernel as a domU,
 (Note that emacs (at least) fails if run on i386 with PAE when built  (Note that emacs (at least) fails if run on i386 with PAE when built
 without, and vice versa, presumably due to bugs in the undump code.)  without, and vice versa, presumably due to bugs in the undump code.)
   
   Stability
   ---------
   
   Mostly, NetBSD as a dom0 or domU is quite stable.
   However, there are some open PRs indicating problems.
   
    - http://gnats.netbsd.org/48125
    - http://gnats.netbsd.org/47720
   
   Note also that there are issues with sparse vnd(4) instances, but
   these are not about Xen.
   
 Recommendation  Recommendation
 --------------  --------------
   
Line 636  create an empty 4G virtual disk, simply  Line 648  create an empty 4G virtual disk, simply 
   
         dd if=/dev/zero of=foo-xbd0 bs=1m count=4096          dd if=/dev/zero of=foo-xbd0 bs=1m count=4096
   
   Do not use qemu-img-xen, because this will create sparse file.  There
   have been recent (2015) reports of sparse vnd(4) devices causing
   lockups, but there is apparently no PR.
   
 With the lvm style, one creates logical devices.  They are then used  With the lvm style, one creates logical devices.  They are then used
 similarly to vnds.  TODO: Add an example with lvm.  similarly to vnds.  TODO: Add an example with lvm.
   

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