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SubjectRe: [stable] [PATCH 2/2] xen: don't drop NX bit
On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 03:51:37PM -0700, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> Greg KH wrote:
>> While it's great that you tell the stable people about this, but is it
>> realistic? Is anyone using Xen as contained in the mainline kernel
>> these days?
> Yes, it's what Redhat is shipping in Fedora 9.

Wow, great, I didn't realize this! Nevermind then :)

>> If a distro were to be based on 2.6.25 and we take this patch, they will
>> just revert it back out due to their very large Xen patchset they apply
>> on top to get a "working" Xen version, right?
> No. RH is using upstream Xen now. I don't know what the other distros are
> doing, but Novell is considering it, at least.

Heh, Novell isn't using it right now, look at the series of patches in
opensuse 11.0 for proof of that :(

Ok, no objection from me, when these hit Linus's tree we'll add them to
the -stable queue.


greg k-h

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