Commit f95c07dd authored by Stefano Stabellini's avatar Stefano Stabellini

update README

update README: we are missing few compile time dependencies and a link
to the pvops kernel page on the wiki.
Signed-off-by: default avatarStefano Stabellini <>
Acked-by: default avatarIan Jackson <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarIan Jackson <>
parent 0ff06b8e
......@@ -46,16 +46,22 @@ provided by your OS distributor:
* Development install of curses (e.g., libncurses-dev)
* Development install of openssl (e.g., openssl-dev)
* Development install of x11 (e.g. xorg-x11-dev)
* Development install of uuid (e.g. uuid-dev)
* bridge-utils package (/sbin/brctl)
* iproute package (/sbin/ip)
* hotplug or udev
* GNU bison and GNU flex
* GNU gettext
* 16-bit x86 assembler, loader and compiler (dev86 rpm or bin86 & bcc debs)
* ACPI ASL compiler (iasl)
Second, you need to acquire a suitable kernel for use in domain 0. If
possible you should use a kernel provided by your OS distributor. If
no suitable kernel is available from your OS distributor then refer to for suggestions for
suitable kernels to use.
If you are looking to compile a Dom0 kernel from source, please refer to
[NB. Unless noted otherwise, all the following steps should be
performed with root privileges.]
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