hi...

I'm currently working on getting 8-CURRENT to run as para-virtualized
domU.

the system boots up, but I have some problems with time and SMP (see my
posting on jan 13.).

If you're interested in contributing work to solve that problem just
drop me an email...

greetz
olli


Am Mittwoch, den 14.01.2009, 12:48 -0500 schrieb Ron Carter:
> I really like to get a copy of your image with paravirtualization built into 
> it.  I running PF-Sense on XEN 5.0.  An would love to try to create a build 
> of it that has the paravirtualized kernal and network drivers built into it.  
> That would be awesome.  
> 
> My build skills for freebsd are extreamly limited so I have been struggling 
> with how to get it working and just trying to figure out what has to be done 
> just to create a build.
> RC 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-...@freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-...@freebsd.org] On 
> Behalf Of Alexandre "Sunny" Kovalenko
> Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2009 10:07 AM
> To: Deb Heller-Evans
> Cc: freebsd-xen@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: 64-bit Centos5 xen kernel and creating a FreeBSD domU
> 
> On Mon, 2009-01-12 at 14:12 -0800, Deb Heller-Evans wrote:
> > I'm new to Xen, and have been digging around the Internet.  I have a 
> > Xen CentOS kernel installed on an Intel 64-bit system:
> > 
> > Linux myhost.com 2.6.18-92.el5xen #1 SMP Tue Jun 10 19:20:18 EDT 2008
> > x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> > 
> > Using:
> > xen-3.0.3-64.el5_2.9,
> > kernel-xen-2.6.18-92.el5
> > 
> > I need to learn FreeBSD, and so I thought I'd do it under CentOS using 
> > Xen.  My intent was to load FreeBSD 7.x as a domU, but as I perused 
> > the Internet, I am seeing that there are issues with Intel 64-bit 
> > CentOS systems and that the domU kernel needs to have PAE support (I 
> > have 16GB memory on my system).
> > 
> > Given the current state of the Universe, and the fact that I know next 
> > to nothing about FreeBSD at the moment, does anyone have any sage 
> > advise and recommendations for me?
> Given that you are new to FreeBSD, I would recommend building 
> fully-virtualized (as opposed to paravirtualized) domU, provided that your 
> hardware and software supports that. That would give you stable FreeBSD 
> playground from which you could move on to -CURRENT, with its Xen support, 
> when you feel comfortable with the platform. I am running fully-virtualized 
> FreeBSD 6.4 domU under OpenSuSE 11.0/Xen 3.2.1 and it seems to be quite 
> happy. I have picked 6.4 just because that was what I needed at the time, but 
> I suspect that 7.1 would work too.
> 
> Just my 2c.
> 
> > 
> > Thanks (in advace - as they say),
> > deb
> > 
> > 
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