[Pkg-xen-devel] Big machines support by Debian Xen

Nikita V. Youshchenko yoush at debian.org
Mon Dec 11 11:52:40 CET 2006

> On Sun, Dec 10, 2006 at 11:58:20PM +0300, Nikita V. Youshchenko wrote:
> Hi!
> > As far as I understand, using "big machines" is not currently possible
> > within debian xen packages, because there is no kernel with pae
> > support to use in domain 0, which in turn forces to use non-pae
> > supervisor, which makes most of system memory unavailable.
> If what you're missing is a linux kernel compiled for pae that's a
> kernel not a pkg-xen issue...
> > I'd like to ask what is debian xen team's current position on
> > providing support for "big machines". Is debian xen team interested in
> > such support?
> We'd currently like to support it and we provide the pae hypervisor...
> The missing link is in the kernel team... In the meantime you could use
> debian xen's packages and build your own kernels and maybe check with
> the kernel team about why they are not provide...

Thanks for your reply. I was sure that this question should be in control 
of pkg-xen team; the person who replied me in 390862 looks to be the 
member of the both kernel and pkg-xen teams.

Anyway now it's too late since etch is already frozen :(.
Hope to have things better in etch+1, after some more years of 
self-compiling :).

Sorry for the noise.


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