I'd suggest "use whatever works". I use Centos 5.x since they use the
latest "stable" xen patched kernel but its quite out of date.


Adrian

2009/8/29 Michael David Crawford <m...@prgmr.com>:
> For working on the FreeBSD DomU, what should we use for the Xen kernel and
> the Dom0?
>
> Most people use Linux for Dom0 I think, but I understand you can also use
> Solaris.
>
> I was running the bleeding edge sources for a while, and I was able to get
> them to work, but not well.  I eventually abandoned the effort out of
> frustration.
>
> However we might need some changes to the Xen or to the Dom0 sources, so
> maybe it would be best to work with the bleeding edge.
>
> A problem I had is that I was trying to use Xen to support the development
> of my own cross-platform product.  This machine has a RAID that contains
> *all* of my files, going back almost twenty years.  So I was a little
> hesitant to boot just any kernel on it.
>
> But now I have another box, purely for experimental use, that doesn't have
> any manner of precious data on it.  I can freely run anything on it, without
> fear of losing anything valuable.
>
> Mike
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