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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen nested wiki

Dario Faggioli wrote on 2014-02-13:
> [Adding the Xen publicity mailing list]
> On gio, 2014-02-13 at 03:55 +0000, Zhang, Yang Z wrote:
>> Hi George,
>> I have updated the Latest Xen nested status in the Xen wiki page, 
>> please have a look.
> Hey Yang,
> This is something really useful to have on the wiki, thanks for doing it.
>> Although it is hard to say nested is good supported or product 
>> quality, it is ready to let people to know nested basically is supported by 
>> Xen.
> Right. With that in mind, I think this topic would be a great one for 
> a blog post on the Xen Project's blog! The content you have on the 
> wiki is mostly fine as the core content of the blog post too, we'd just need 
> a couple more "colloquial"
> glue paragraph here and there, both about nested virt in general and 
> about Xen supporting it, for instance...
>> Especially, for Xen on Xen case, I didn't see any issue with it for 
>> more than half
> of year. Besides, I am always using nested Xen to debug Xen booting 
> issue which doesn't need to reboot my real box. And it really helps me a lot.
> ...something like this line above... It's actually a quite good 
> example of what I meant above! :-)
> So, how do you feel about this?

Sure. If you can do it, that's great.

>> So, if possible, I hope we can add nested support into Xen 4.4 
>> release to let people know current status.
> Sorry for my ignorance on the subject, what is it that is missing for 
> making the above (and the content of the wiki) true for 4.4?

Sorry. I didn't clarify it clearly. Most of the patches to run nested are 
already in Xen upstream. What I want is to add "nested is basically supported 
in Xen 4.4" in the Xen 4.4 release note to let people know it.

> Anyway, I don't think that, whatever the answer is, it will be less 
> worth to have a blog post about nested virt... At most it will affect 
> when we want it. If it's going to be a 4.4 feature, I think the sooner 
> the better. If not, we can wait a little bit.
> Let me know your thoughts on the idea.
> Regards,
> Dario

Best regards,

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