[Pkg-xen-devel] ARM support
pasik at iki.fi
Sun Aug 15 13:35:23 UTC 2010
On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 02:22:20AM +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 04:15:49AM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> > Olivier B. wrote:
> > > On 09/08/2010 13:07, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > >> On Mon, Aug 09, 2010 at 12:49:05PM +0200, Olivier B. wrote:
> > >>> the upstream Xen version seem to support ARM architecture, is it planned
> > >>> to add this architecture to the xen packages targets ?
> > >>> Some CPU like the "Tile64" from Tilera seems designed for virtualization
> > >>> : http://www.tilera.com/products/processors/TILE64
> > >> As always, send _tested_ patches.
> > >>
> > > Well, I don't think I will buy this hardware if there is no support from
> > > Debian.
> > >
> > > Olivier
> > There wont be support from Debian if nobody works on it. I think this is
> > what Bastian more or less wrote (correct me if I'm wrong). So if you
> > want ARM support for Xen in Debian, buy the hardware, and work on a diff
> > for packaging the port. Things don't get done magically, at some point,
> > someone has to work on it to make it happen.
> > As for the ARM support in Xen, this is quite a new thing. It's done by
> > Samsung in Korea, which is why the next Xen Summit Asia will be held there.
> > As of now, I am quite unsure if this port is viable. I quite know from
> > the Samsung person that was in the Xen Summit Asia 2009 that last year,
> > it wasn't in a shape good enough to be considered stable. This might
> > have change though, as a lot of patches has been sent to the xen-devel
> > list, but then I believe you should make sure of it. Maybe contacting
> > the authors of this port would be a good idea.
> There was a Xen+ARM talk at XenSummit 2010 North America.. you might want to check that.
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