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

Mon May 18 13:15:43 UTC 2015
George Dunlap <dunlapg at umich.edu>

On Sat, May 16, 2015 at 2:08 PM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
> On 05/13/2015 01:14 PM, 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.
> George,
> The new kernel works for me and the xen-4.4.2-2 packages
> I think you forgot to turn on with_xen and with_libxl in the libvirt
> package builds though .. that does not install as an update.  At least
> for me.

Oh right -- I got with_xen, but I think the last version I build
didn't have with_libxl, so I missed it.  Uploading a new one now...