lfs on xen

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at lightcubesolutions.com
Thu Aug 19 05:42:23 PDT 2010


On 8/19/10 12:54 AM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Has anyone built lfs as a xen client?  I've tried a couple of kernel
> builds, but they didn't work.  I'm very new to xen and haven't worked
> wtih it before today.
>
> To start, I've got a CentOS client running, but cannot properly build a
> new kernel.
>
> I did find http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/Kernel.org_Linux_on_Xen
> but that didn't seem to be enough.

Yeah, I've had LightCube OS running on xen, which is close, but not 
exactly LFS. The changes you need for a guest system (domU) are included 
in the latest kernels, but in order to build a host system (dom0) you 
still need to use a patched kernel.

See this git repository: 
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/jeremy/xen.git;a=summary

And this wiki page for info/help: 
http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenParavirtOps

Jeremy



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