2.6.26 issues

Ben Collins ben.collins at canonical.com
Fri Jun 20 14:08:13 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-06-20 at 10:57 +0200, Soren Hansen wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 10:42:40AM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> >> d) HIGHMEM64GB
> > > 
> > > As there are lots of users with 4GB and more maybe think about enabling this by default.
> > We only had this enabled on i386-server before. People have always
> > needed 64-bit for desktop to use > 4G of mem. We've disabled it on the
> > 32-bit server kernel now, since it keeps a lot of things (that are of
> > particular interest to server installs) from working:
> > 
> > * lguest : Server is a popular install for kvm guests
> I feel I should clarify some things here. CONFIG_LGUEST enables a
> paravirt hypervisor in the linux kernel, which is completely unrelated
> to kvm. virtio (some of the paravirt stuff that kvm guests can make use
> of) has close connections to lguest, but the lguest hypervisor is not
> needed for anything that involves kvm.

So do we need lguest or not?

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