[CentOS] Stop the FUD Xen is not deprecated

Pasi Kärkkäinen pasik at iki.fi
Mon Dec 1 07:51:45 UTC 2008


On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 03:31:19PM +0100, Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote on Thu, 27 Nov 2008 12:04:16 +0200:
> 
> > There are many options.
> 
> Yeah. The point behind my asking was if one would be able to run 
> RHEL/CentOS 6 as a dom0 - as it is derived from Fedora and reflects the 
> available bits at the time of the OS freeze. In other words, if there is a 
> normal upgrade path concerning Xen from RHEL/CentOS 5 to 6 or not. So, at 
> the moment it looks like you can't run RHEL 6 as a dom0, but this may 
> change until it's release depending on the upstream (kernel.org?) kernel 
> having the relevant xen bits in time for an RHEL release (which is 
> promised for 2.6.29 or so at the moment). 
> You can probably run RHEL 6 paravirtualized on a RHEL 5 dom0.
> Correct interpretation so far?
> 

Yeah, more or less correct :) 

Then again Redhat guys have not yet commented about planned features for
RHEL6.. 

-- Pasi


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