[CentOS-virt] Xen updates / TODO
pasik at iki.fi
Thu Feb 20 15:38:31 UTC 2014
On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 02:55:12PM -0600, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 02/18/2014 01:19 PM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> > On 02/18/2014 04:43 PM, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> A couple of TODO items/suggestions:
> >> 1) Xen 4.2.4 was just released:
> >> http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2014-02/msg01624.html
> >> I think we should first update Xen4Centos6 rpms to Xen 4.2.4
> >> to have a "known good" release from the stable branch currently in use in Xen4Centos6.
> >> 2) After that, we should start packaging/testing Xen 4.3.2:
> >> http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2014-02/msg01622.html
> >> Xen 4.3 brings much improved XL toolstack in addition to a lot of other changes/fixes.
> > my understanding was that we might skip 4.3, and rebase from 4.2 to 4.4
> > once that hits the released path
> I am OK with either path, although my understanding is 4.2 => 4.4 as well.
Yep. Let's see when Xen 4.4 gets released.
Shall we start with the first step, which is upgrading to Xen 4.2.4? :)
> >> 3) After updating to Xen 4.3.2 rpms start troubleshooting/debugging the libvirt libxl driver
> >> and get it working with Xen4Centos6 system..
> > I believe Dario Faggioli has some of this ironed out already. Dario are
> > you on the centos-virt list ?
> WRT the libvirt, libxl issues (and other libvirt things as well) ... I
> am fairly sure both OpenShift Origin and RDO are going to need a newer
> version of libvirt ... maybe we should start testing to try and get a
> newer version of libvirt in this stack as well (and use the same version
> on all 3 projects).
> The current version of libvirt is close enough to the main CentOS
> version that virt-manager and other pieces of the current main stack
> works .. a newer libvirt will likely also mean recompiling or newer
> versions of other pieces as well.
Yeah.. I think the latest upstream libvirt libxl driver requires some libxl fixes which are only in Xen 4.4.
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