[CentOS-virt] RHEL 5.5 Xen fixes

Norman Gaywood ngaywood at une.edu.au
Wed Mar 31 23:19:34 UTC 2010

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 11:28:56PM +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 03:43:38PM -0400, Grant McWilliams wrote:
> >    Are these changes in the kernel or changes to the installed Xen? I'm
> >    wondering if this effects anyone using Xen 3.4 or newer.
> I think they're mixed.. you need to go through the bugzillas to figure out.
> (and possibly compare to the kernel changelog above).

This may be a dumb/FA question but how do you run Xen 3.4+ with the latest
Centos kernel?

Are there centos/redhat kernels rebuilt with newer Xen or do you have
to do this yourself?

I see source for kernel 2.6.18 with Xen 3.4 here:


but that kernel does not have all the fixes that have gone into the
RH/Centos 2.6.18 kernel.

Norman Gaywood, Computer Systems Officer
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