why did FC6 install a XEN kernel on my inspiron?
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at mindspring.com
Tue Nov 7 16:32:38 UTC 2006
>From: M A Young <m.a.young at durham.ac.uk>
>Sent: Nov 7, 2006 10:43 AM
>To: For users of Fedora <fedora-list at redhat.com>
>Subject: Re: why did FC6 install a XEN kernel on my inspiron?
>On Tue, 7 Nov 2006, Tony Molloy wrote:
>> That's what I found. If you select virtulization during the install it
>> only seems to installl the Xen kernel. Don't know if that's a bug or a
>> feature ;-)
>It is probably a feature. If you are going to run xen subsystems, the base
>domain needs to be running xen as well (or more precisely a 0-domain on
>top of a xen hypervisor).
however, as an early respondent to this thread e-mailed me off list,
it might not hurt if anaconda displayed a warning if you select
virtualization on a non-PAE CPU system. i think i'll "RFE" this to
bugzilla if anyone thinks it's worth it.
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