FreeBSD/xen status

Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri almarrie at
Mon May 28 18:03:29 UTC 2007

On 5/28/07, Rink Springer <rink at> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> As some of you may know, I'm currently working on FreeBSD/xen.
> Currently, I've got a CURRENT tree of a few days back bootable using
> Xen, but it will crash while launching init(8) due to unresolved process
> map (pmap) stuff. Refer to my blog post at
> for more details, regular
> updates on the Xen porting effort will make it on my blog as well.
> All work is based upon Kip Macy's perforce work, and this would not have
> been possible without him. Once FreeBSD/xen is semi-working, Kip intends to
> review the patch and I'll commit the whole thing into Perforce.
> My goal is to get it in a shape good enough for 7.0-RELEASE. That will
> most likely be without SMP or PAE support, and certainly no dom0
> support, as these are projects for later on.
> Regards,
> --
> Rink P.W. Springer                                -
> "It is such a quiet thing, to fall. But yet a far more terrible thing,
>  to admit it."                                    - Darth Traya

Aww, I can't wait for it, thank you!


-Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri
Arab Portal

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