RFC: Ubuntu HA resource-agents supportability

Dan Streetman dan.streetman at canonical.com
Wed Apr 8 12:04:55 UTC 2020

On Tue, Apr 7, 2020 at 7:24 PM Seth Arnold <seth.arnold at canonical.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 07, 2020 at 03:54:11PM -0400, Dan Streetman wrote:
> > > Xen                     - xen unprivileged domains
> >
> > as cpaelzer mentioned, Xen should probably move up to the 'best
> > effort' section; this was just moved out of main in focal.
> Xen's status before focal was awkward: the source package and libxen were
> in main because libvirt depended upon them. However, the hypervisor and
> related utilities were in universe and not supported.
> I'm not sure where exactly this Xen resource agent should be placed on
> the list -- but in practice, Xen wasn't in main, and that may influence
> your thinking.

>From UA perspective looking back at support requests, there have been
only a small handful of cases involving Xen hypervisor itself.  There
are quite a few cases where we fixed the Xen guest code in the kernel,
but that's of course different.

So while I would still recommend putting Xen into the 'best effort'
section, in practice it's likely to make little to no difference for

> Thanks

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