VirtIO & Xen Changes For Linux 3.19 Kernel
Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization on 11 December 2014 at 09:20 AM EST. Add A Comment
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The start of the virtualization related changes for the Linux 3.19 kernel merge window have been published.

The VirtIO changes for Linux 3.19 include infrastructure changes for providing VirtIO 1.0 support. There's also bug-fixes and other improvements with the VirtIO code for Linux 3.19. The VirtIO changes for Linux 3.19 can be found via this pull request.

The Xen features and fixes pull for Linux 3.19 was also submitted this morning. The Xen features include full support for non-coherent devices on ARM, PCI-back fixes and clean-ups, and x86 PVHVM guests now support APIC for interrupts. More information on the Xen changes for the Linux 3.19 kernel can be found via this mailing list post.
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