2.6.26 issues

Ben Collins ben.collins at canonical.com
Fri Jun 20 15:15:52 UTC 2008


On Fri, 2008-06-20 at 17:00 +0200, Soren Hansen wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 10:08:13AM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> > > > * 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?
> 
> Well, we don't *need* it, no. It's somewhat convenient that I don't have
> to compile my own kernel to toy around with it, but if it's limiting for
> you to have it enabled, then feel free to disable it. I can't imagine
> anyone would even notice.

If it's not hurting anything, then I'm fine with it there.





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