XEN dropped from Ubuntu 8.10 (server/desktop)

10 Nov 2008

With Ubuntu 8.10 it not possilble anymore to run Ubuntu 8.10 as Dom0 host. Ubuntu does not supply a suitable Kernel for this purpose. Of course it is possible to compile your own Kernel using the XEN patches from xen.org.
It's still possible to run Ubuntu 8.10 as a DomU guest OS. Ubuntu advices to use KVM for virtualization. This requires CPU's with virtualization extensions (hardware virtualization).
For now, Ubuntu 8.04LTS is the last version to include a XEN-enabled Kernel.

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