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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen 4.0.1-rc4 and stable 2.6.32.x pvops won't start xend
On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 09:10:23AM -0700, Rose, Gregory V wrote:
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:xen-devel-
> >bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Rose, Gregory V
> >Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2010 8:53 AM
> >Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] Xen 4.0.1-rc4 and stable 2.6.32.x pvops won't
> >start xend
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: Pasi Kärkkäinen [mailto:pasik@xxxxxx]
> >>Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2010 2:05 AM
> >>To: Rose, Gregory V
> >>Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Xen 4.0.1-rc4 and stable 2.6.32.x pvops won't
> >>start xend
> >>Does that help?
> >Well, it tells me what is wrong but not how to fix it...
> >For some reason the stable-2.6.32x branch doesn't have the
> >drivers/xen/gntdev driver source in it while the 2.6.31 kernel does.
> >Beats me why...
> >When I run menuconfig in the 2.6.31 kernel I see the option for
> >XEN_GNTDEV but not in the 2.6.32 kernel. Copying the config from 2.6.31
> >to 2.6.32 doesn't help because the driver module is missing from the
> >tree and just won't show up.
> >I'll go search the archives some more and see if I can find any answers.
> OK, I was working off of a special branch created by Jeremy to test the
> SR-IOV patches that allow for setting the VF MAC and VLAN from the host VMM
> using RTNETLINK messages and netdev ops. That branch doesn't include the
> gntdev.c device. When I switched back to the xen/stable-2.6.32.x branch it
> was back again. My confusion I guess, I was under the impression Jeremy's
> sr-iov branch was based on the stable-2.6.32.x branch that I had originally
> posted my patches against. Evidently they're not.
> I'm going to chalk it up to code management and branching confusion...
Good that it works now.
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