On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 6:27 PM, Craig Rodrigues <rodr...@crodrigues.org>wrote:
> On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 6:30 AM, Roger Pau Monné <roger....@citrix.com > >wrote: > > > On 23/05/13 15:20, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: > > > > > > On 13 May 2013, at 20:32, Roger Pau Monné <roger....@citrix.com> > wrote: > > >> Also, I've created a wiki page that explains how to set up a FreeBSD > > >> PVHVM for testing: > > >> > > >> http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Testing_FreeBSD_PVHVM > > > > > > > > > You mention on that page that it is easier to install on 10.0-CURRENT > > snapshots. > > > What are the issues with installing this on 9.1? Is it possible? > > > > I don't think it is recommended to use a HEAD (10) kernel with a 9.1 > > userland. You can always install a 9.1 and then do a full update with > > the source on my repository. > > > > > Actually in FreeBSD, it is possible to run an older userland on a newer > kernel, > and a lot of effort is spent in preserving this type of backwards > compatibility. > So a 9.1 userland with a 10 kernel will work. > However, running a newer userland on an older kernel is not guaranteed to > work. > So running a 10 userland with a 9.1 kernel will most likely not work. > > However, since you guys are doing very cutting edge stuff with 10-CURRENT, > it is better that you do not waste time with 9.1. > > I recommend you start with a 10.0 CURRENT snapshot ISO and go from there. > I am going through a similar setup exercise with a Google Summer of Code > student > where he needs to have a latest CURRENT system running in a VM. > > I wrote this blog post: > > > http://blogs.freebsdish.org/rodrigc/2013/05/24/setting-up-a-vm-for-doing-gsoc-work/ > > for the steps how to do it. You can follow those steps to get bootstrapped > with a working environment if it helps you out. > > Good luck. > > Any chance this will be backported to 9.X or 9-STABLE at least ?? > -- > Craig > _______________________________________________ > freebsd-...@freebsd.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-xen > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-xen-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-virtualization-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"