linux-azure: disable unused hypervisors and misc configs

Bug #1671203 reported by Marcelo Cerri on 2017-03-08
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux (Ubuntu)
Medium
Marcelo Cerri

Bug Description

KY Srinivasan and Josh Poulson from Microsoft requested a series of changes on the build configuration of the linux-azure kernel:

- Support for other hypervisors should be disabled (that includes Xen, KVM/virtio and VMware).
- No USB device support.
- No support for UEFI or secure boot (at least until generation 2 of VMs are available).
- The elevator scheduler should be limited to noop.
- Support for other architectures should be disabled.
- The list of supported NIC and physical storage devices should be shortened (FC is an example that it's not supported by azure).

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apport-collect 1671203

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This change has been made by an automated script, maintained by the Ubuntu Kernel Team.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Brad Figg (brad-figg) on 2017-03-08
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Triaged
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: added: kernel-da-key kernel-hyper-v
Marcelo Cerri (mhcerri) wrote :
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
assignee: nobody → Marcelo Cerri (mhcerri)
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