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From Tim Mackey <tmac...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: xenserver 6.5
Date Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:54:35 GMT
I know that master had a bunch of cleanup work to make things work better
(commits were a month ago), but baring any significant issues, being able
to support a newer XenServer should be as simple as a database update.  So
net of this master *today* should work fine with 6.5 (and the various
pre-release builds since beta.2).

On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 12:45 PM, Mike Tutkowski <
mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:

> Someone correct me if I'm wrong but, if a previous XenServer resource class
> can handle the newer version of XenServer, then I don't think you need to
> make any changes to CloudStack files to use that newer version.
>
> If you do see some incompatibility with that version of XenServer, then
> someone would need to create a new resource class to handle the
> discrepancies.
>
> On Monday, October 20, 2014, Adrian Lewis <adrian@alsiconsulting.co.uk>
> wrote:
>
> > Out of interest, on the assumption that there are no issues with using
> 6.5
> > when it's released and there are no backwards-compatibility problems,
> will
> > it then work with 4.4.1 or does CS need to be *explicitly* told that
> newer,
> > effectively unknown versions are 'acceptable' as a valid hypervisor?
> > Basically, If we deploy CS 4.4.1 and we like the look of XS 6.5 when it
> > comes out, will we need to make any changes to CS to start using it? If
> so,
> > are these simple edits to the contents of a file or would it require
> > rebuilding?
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Stephen Turner [mailto:Stephen.Turner@citrix.com <javascript:;>]
> > Sent: 20 October 2014 15:28
> > To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org <javascript:;>
> > Subject: RE: xenserver 6.5
> >
> > I think it should be minimal, because although there are large internal
> > changes (e.g., 3.x kernel, 64-bit dom0, new Xen, new storage datapath,
> > PVHVM
> > mode for RHEL/CentOS 7), the interface is essentially unchanged.
> >
> > --
> > Stephen Turner
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Daan Hoogland [mailto:daan.hoogland@gmail.com <javascript:;>]
> > Sent: 20 October 2014 14:32
> > To: dev
> > Subject: xenserver 6.5
> >
> > Does anybody (know of) work on supporting xenserver 6.5 or has an idea of
> > how much effort that is going to be?
> >
> > --
> > Daan
> >
>
>
> --
> *Mike Tutkowski*
> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> o: 303.746.7302
> Advancing the way the world uses the cloud
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>

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