Archive for July, 2007

Resizing domU partitions with Xen Enterprise 3.2

Friday, July 27th, 2007

I recently had to resize the root partition of a sarge domU under Xen Enterprise 3.2. The various xe tools and the xen enterprise console let you resize the disk image, but they don't resize the filesystem for you. If it's not the root filesystem, you can resize it ...

Xen partially merged into linux kernel

Sunday, July 22nd, 2007

It's been a long time coming, but the first parts of Xen have been finally merged into upstream codebase for the linux 2.6.23 kernel.  Announcements here, here and here.  Worth reading Simon Crosby's announcement, as it actually has some information about what is and isn't being merged. Specifically, this is ...

Miro – Internet TV

Saturday, July 21st, 2007

Miro, formerly known as Democracy TV, made its first public release a few days ago.  It's available at http://www.getmiro.com/. Miro is like a blog aggregator for video sources such as YouTube and Google Video, as well as provider content such as various news  and science tv channels, The Onion. Installing it ...

make-kpkg and recent 2.6 kernels

Friday, July 20th, 2007

I keep hitting a bug in make-kpkg when building recent kernels, and I always forget the fix. So, blogging it here for ease of reference [code] make-kpkg uses version.h to get UTS_RELEASE. UTS_RELEASE has moved to utsrelease.h. Right after you get the error, modify debian/ruleset/misc/version_vars.mk -UTS_RELEASE_VERSION=$(shell if [ -f include/linux/version.h ]; then \ - ...