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    Phoronix: Linux 5.4 Officially Deprecates Xen 32-bit PV Guest Support

    As a late change that was merged yesterday for the Linux 5.4 kernel that will be released in the next few weeks, Xen 32-bit PV guest support has been deprecated...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...ates-32-bit-PV

  • #2
    The first AMD64 processor, the Opteron, was released 16 years ago ... Deprecation is the right way to go.

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    • #3
      This will allow Phoronix to retire a large deal of legacy hardware in his inventory kept around for legacy testing.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by edwaleni View Post
        This will allow Phoronix to retire a large deal of legacy hardware in his inventory kept around for legacy testing.
        Only if he has a big collection of virtual hardware.

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        • #5
          If still running x86_32 as the host system as opposed to just 32-bit VMs
          That's not the case anywhere, according to this:
          Xen on x86 requires 64-bit support
          https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/7/15/228

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          • #6
            Originally posted by edwaleni View Post
            This will allow Phoronix to retire a large deal of legacy hardware in his inventory kept around for legacy testing.
            I don't keep any x86 32-bit systems in the racks at all.
            Michael Larabel
            http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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            • #7
              Originally posted by vladpetric View Post
              The first AMD64 processor, the Opteron, was released 16 years ago ... Deprecation is the right way to go.
              Except that some users on here will complain anyway ;-)

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Vistaus View Post

                Except that some users on here will complain anyway ;-)
                Of course.

                Maybe we can get a block button at some point (FB-style) ?

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Vistaus View Post

                  Except that some users on here will complain anyway ;-)
                  but... but... think of the children!

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by starshipeleven View Post
                    but... but... think of the children!
                    Do bits have children?

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