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Re: [Xen-users] Two v.3.4.1 downloads

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Two v.3.4.1 downloads
From: Bruce Edge <bruce.edge@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 07:12:09 -0700
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On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 3:46 AM, ken<gebser@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 08/26/2009 10:32 AM Bruce Edge wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 6:58 AM, ken<gebser@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> At <http://www.xen.org/download/> there are two downloads for v.3.4.1
>>> and only a very brief description of each:
>>> Xen 3.4.1 (hypervisor and tools) official source distribution
>> This is the xen tools source.
>>> and
>>> Linux 2.6.18 with Xen 3.4.x support source tarball
>> This is the patched linux kernel.
>>> What's the difference?  The implication is that the first is *not* Linux.
>> Both of these need to be dropped into an already installed linux distro.
> I'm guessing, then, that the xen tools source needs to be compiled.
> And the patched linux kernel (of the "support source tarball") needs
> also to be compiled and then replaces the kernel that came with whatever
> distro I'm using, yes?

It doesn't replace the kernel exactly, it;s additional line added to the grub entry before the kernel.

I'm also getting up to speed here, but I managed to get a 2.6.31 dom0 running using these references on top of Ubuntu 9.04:




> Does it show that I'm a noob at xen?
>> A lot of Xenites use Centos, but it's not required.
> Haven't tried CentOS yet, but have heard good about it.  It uses RPMs,
> right?  I'd like to use Fedora (just for the RedHat name really), but
> have heard they make it a pain to get their packages.  Corroboration,
> anyone?
>> -Bruce
> Thanks, Bruce.
>>> TIA.
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