[CentOS-virt] Linux kernel 3.18.12 and libvirt 1.2.15 for Xen4CentOS in virt6-testing

Thu May 14 10:10:36 UTC 2015
Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik at iki.fi>


On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 07:14:22PM +0100, George Dunlap wrote:
> Thanks to work from Johnny, linux 3.18.12 with all the x4c blktap
> goodness have been built and are now in the virt6-testing repo.  I've
> also uploaded libvirt 1.2.15.  As you may have seen earlier today,
> virt6-testing also includes an updated 4.4.2 package with the latest
> security update (XSA-133).
> The kernel has had some basic testing (by myself, Johnny, and another
> community member), but libvirt is at the moment untested, so caveat
> emptor.
> With such a large change, I want to leave both up for a few weeks
> before pushing them into the main repo.  Please test them and report
> any errors you find.


> As a reminder, you can use the virt6-testing repo by putting the
> following file into /etc/yum.repos.d:
> [virt-testing]
> name=VirtSIG-\$releasever - Xen Testing
> baseurl=http://cbs.centos.org/repos/virt6-testing/\$basearch/os/
> gpgcheck=0
> enabled=0
> For the adventurous, there are (as yet untested) kernel and xen
> packages in virt7-xen-44-candidate as well.  I'll be pushing those to
> testing once I've actually had a chance to do set up my testing
> environment.

Nice. I'll test these in the near future for sure :)

> Peace,
>  -George

Thanks a lot,

-- Pasi