[Oneiric-Topic] Revisit Xen support

Raphaël Pinson raphink at gmail.com
Fri Apr 1 23:09:25 UTC 2011

On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 4:27 PM, Chuck Short <chuck.short at canonical.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> In the past Xen support in Ubuntu as a host has been difficult for a
> variety of reasons most notably no upstream kernel support. Now that
> dom0 should be coming into the vanilla kernel soon. I think its time to
> revisit supporting Xen as a hypervisor as well.

This is great news. Where I work, we had considered using Lucid as a
dom0 but it was just a mess, and we did not want to consider KVM, so
we ended up using CentOS dom0 (and even then, we got stuck with 2.6.18
kernels until recently, which was a big issue for Lucid and up domUs).
I'll all for an officiel support for Ubuntu dom0, especially if it's


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