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Re: [Xen-users] xen-fbfront in PVHVM?

On Wed, Jun 05, 2013 at 04:27:03PM -0400, Merritt, Alex wrote:
> Hi,
> I hope my question is correct on xen-users, please let me know if I should 
> email to the dev list instead.
> I'm running Linux 3.9.3 in an HVM on Xen 4.2.2 and enabled PV drivers 
> ("PVHVM"). I noticed there's a Xen framebuffer frontend but it will not load. 
> It returns No such device, and in xenfb_init() of drivers/video/xen-fbfront.c 
> (in linux sources) I see the following made explicit:
> static int __init xenfb_init(void)
> {
>     if (!xen_pv_domain())
>         return -ENODEV;
> Is there something which allows the network and block device frontends to 
> function as PV in HVMs which this driver cannot support?

I think you should be able to simply test this yourself?

At least from reading the code I don't see anything particular
preventing you from using it in HVM.


> Thanks,
> Alex
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