On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 09:47:43AM +0200, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 09:34:50PM -0500, Bill McGonigle wrote:
> On 11/07/2010 03:55 PM, M A Young wrote:
> > If the plan to get key
> > xen drivers into 2.6.38 succeeds
> With the caveat that I don't really know what I'm looking for, I didn't
> see these make 2.6.38-rc1 (plenty of other Xen work, though). I saw a
> proposed patch for netback hit xen-devel yesterday.
> So, did we miss Fedora 15?
Yep, netback most probably won't be in 2.6.38.
Upstreaming of the various dom0 bits needs to be done step-by-step,
the previous "everything at once" clearly didn't work.
netback could always be added as an out-of-tree patch,
or even some dkms module/rpm ?
If what is left of netback is a purely self-contained driver
module which doesn't touch any central kernel/arch code, then
I think you'd stand a good chance of convincing the Fedora
kernel maintainers to take it as a add-on patch to the