[CentOS] Stop the FUD Xen is not deprecated

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 19:36:41 UTC 2008

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 12:22 PM, Brett Serkez <bserkez at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 2:13 PM, Tom Brown <tom at ng23.net> wrote:
> <snip>
>> Xen wont be in RHEL6 - KVM will
> What insight can be offered on this change?  Is this a business or
> technical or both decision?

The main issue seems to be cost of porting fixes and Xen itself to
newer kernels. The fact that Xen did not get into mainstream kernel
made the costs higher and higher. KVM got into mainstream kernel and
thus has more eyes on it.

Stephen J Smoogen. -- BSD/GNU/Linux
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed
in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"

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