[CentOS-virt] installing xen on c7

Mon Feb 29 19:28:01 UTC 2016
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 02/28/2016 04:47 AM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> On 28/02/16 00:04, Peter wrote:
>> The issue there is you can't expect every third-part kernel vendor to
>> add that provide.  
> Everyone who cared to should have done in the last 8 odd years the xen
> stack has been available on CentOS - beyond that, we should build a good
> local story and ensure other vendors have the opportunity to come along.
> You seem to be arguing for a broken story for some third party corner case,
> We have a local kernel, built for purpose, tested for purpose, and used
> within the ecosystem by other efforts that require or provide a xen
> interface, lets just stick with trying to make that better.
> besides, there is nothing stopping users from later installing whatever
> other keys they want. Pretty sure a majority of the userbase wont.
> regards

you would still need to do yum upgrade to get the new libvirt and
seabios bits to support xen, so I don't see why also relying on that for
the kernel is any more a problem.

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