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Default Status of Xen on OpenBSD

Originally Posted by lvlamb View Post
By-note: "old Fedfora core".
For both FreeBSD and OpenBSD, the Linux compatibility is|was based on kernel 2.4.*
Hence s/old/only one left/
FreeBSD has unblocked 2.6 based compatibility layers lately. (FC6)
Call the Linux compatibility a Linux kernel compatibility (and <= 2.6.12 is rather different of >=2.6.24).

Alternative for Flash is to run a minimal Linux distro under the qemulator.
You are absolutely right. I meant 2.6 Linux kernel when I said Fedora 9 which is current release.

What is the status of Xen for OpenBSD? Two years ago it was announced after the summer code of Google that OpenBSD is ready to run as a guest on Xen and that there is only one bug to be fixed so that OpenBSD can run as a host. After an email from January 2007 on misc@ I have not heard anything about it.
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