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Re: [Xen-users] Custom Build

To: "Matthew J. Harmon" <mjh@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Custom Build
From: "Carl Holtje ;021;vcsg6;" <cwh0803@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 15:14:53 -0400 (EDT)
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On Wed, 15 Jun 2005, Matthew J. Harmon wrote:

> I'm building several small Xen virtuals to compartmentalize applications
> such as BIND, Apache, PostgreSQL, etc.  I'm looking to build the virtuals
> with only the necessary libraries and packages.
> Any recommendations for how to go about this?

Have you see linuxfromscratch.org?

I'd build a base LFS system, and then "duplicate" and specialize.. the
duplicate process may be better done in a copy-on-write manner to utilize
the same root image.. (not sure if Xen allows COW file systems....)

Just a thought..


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