[CentOS-virt] Virt SIG meeting minutes

Tue Dec 16 21:22:51 UTC 2014
Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik at iki.fi>


jonludlam: Did you check if the Xen4Centos Linux 3.10 kernel blktap2.5 patches should be refreshed? (see below).

Sorry if we already discussed this, but I couldn't find anything about it,
so I thought of asking again.. 


-- Pasi

On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 02:57:36PM +0000, George Dunlap wrote:

> <pasik> i think the current linux 3.10 kernel in xen4c6 is based on some
>     citrix patches
> <pasik> for blktap2.5  [14:13]
> <gwd> That would make sense -- I haven't had time to actually get to look at
>       the kernel package and see what's in it.
> <pasik> i remember some discussions/emails with David Vrabel about those
>     patches
> <jonludlam> pasik, might be worth refreshing the patches - we've done a lot of
>         testing on them recently  [14:14]
> <pasik> jonludlam: ok, good to know
> <pasik> jonludlam: can you point to a git tree with the latest patches?
> <jonludlam> pasik, not sure - I'll have a look
> <pasik> jonludlam: thanks!  [14:15]
> <jonludlam> https://github.com/xenserver/linux-3.x.pg/tree/master/master I
>         believe

> <pasik> jonludlam: would you like to email about the blktap2.5 kernel patches
>     once you figure it out?
> <jonludlam> pasik, if there's anything actually to do, I will  [14:48]

> <jonludlam> it looks like the recent activity on the patch in our tree has
>         been to do with very large scalability
> <jonludlam> which might not be of much interest
> <pasik> jonludlam: thanks!  [14:49]
> <pasik> jonludlam: well, at least all the bugfixes are of interest :)
> <jonludlam> pasik, for sure :-)  [14:50]

-- Pasi