[kernel-xen] Xen 4.5.0 packages for EL7 available for testing.

Joe joe at zoomcloud.net
Mon Feb 2 11:12:21 AEDT 2015

Must we systemd? For EL6 it would be nice to have the ‘ol reliable init.d 
scripts option. 


On 2/1/15, 5:22 AM, "Steven Haigh" <netwiz at crc.id.au> wrote:

>On 01/02/15 17:12, Steven Haigh wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm just putting some finishing touches to some packages for Xen 4.5.0
>> that *should* work on EL7 (it builds at least).
>> They should appear shortly at:
>> 	http://au1.mirror.crc.id.au/repo/el7-testing/
>> The rest of the mirrors should follow in due time.
>> I don't have a test system to play with these right now - but I'm
>> working on making it build for both EL6 and EL7.
>> It uses systemd instead of the older sysv init scripts to start up - and
>> hopefully it should work.
>> Feedback is welcome - and hopefully positive.
>> Please use the bug tracker to report bugs against these packages to
>> allow me to track fixes properly:
>> 	http://xen.crc.id.au/bugs
>> There is quite a few changes under the hood - and hopefully I'll be able
>> to build test packages for EL6 in the near future.
>> My current thought is to allow a seamless upgrade from the current 4.4
>> packages to 4.5 - however much further testing is required for this.
>> Current changelog:
>> * Sun Feb 01 2015 Steven Haigh <netwiz at crc.id.au> - 4.5.0-0.1
>> - Initial import to build for EL7
>> - Initial changes to build for EL6
>> - Import seabios v1.7.5.2 for initial builds
>> - Change ipxe to use tarball instead of remote git checkout
>Further news, I've just pushed a kernel that should work with EL7 to the
>el7-testing repo. None of these have been tested past the 'it builds and
>packages' stage - so feedback is welcome.
>I'm waiting on some hardware to turn up to be able to test some things
>locally - but it might not be for a little while...
>Steven Haigh
>Email: netwiz at crc.id.au
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