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SubjectRe: Xen is a feature
Greg KH wrote:

> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 05:45:34PM -0700, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
>> Mozilla and Debian are hosted on Xen systems.
> A tiny data point about these domains. They are hosted by,
> which uses xen systems running with the current dom0 patch set. Because
> those patches are out-of-tree, they have a hard time updating kernel
> versions, and generally lag releases by a lot, which is not
> always a good thing.
> So getting the dom0 patches into mainline will make their lives much
> easier, and more secure.

I know at least a couple of mid-sized hosting companies migrating all or
part of their infrastructure off Linux/Xen to a proprietary solution,
because of this very reason (problems with keeping dom0 kernel up to
date, problems with deploying it on new machines etc.).

Tomasz Chmielewski

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