On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 09:47:43AM +0200, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 09:34:50PM -0500, Bill McGonigle wrote:
> > On 11/07/2010 03:55 PM, M A Young wrote:
> > > If the plan to get key
> > > xen drivers into 2.6.38 succeeds
> > 
> > With the caveat that I don't really know what I'm looking for, I didn't 
> > see these make 2.6.38-rc1 (plenty of other Xen work, though).  I saw a 
> > proposed patch for netback hit xen-devel yesterday.
> > 
> > So, did we miss Fedora 15?
> > 
> 
> Yep, netback most probably won't be in 2.6.38.
> 
> Upstreaming of the various dom0 bits needs to be done step-by-step,
> the previous "everything at once" clearly didn't work.
> 
> netback could always be added as an out-of-tree patch,
> or even some dkms module/rpm ?

If what is left of netback is a purely self-contained driver
module which doesn't touch any central kernel/arch code, then
I think you'd stand a good chance of convincing the Fedora
kernel maintainers to take it as a add-on patch to the
official kernels.

Daniel
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