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Re: [Xen-users] Did anyone succeeded in installing xen 4.0.0 on Debian L

To: Meister Schieber <meisterschieber@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Did anyone succeeded in installing xen 4.0.0 on Debian Lenny?
From: Mark Adams <mark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 15:49:29 +0100
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> >
> > Which files do you talk about ?
> > Changing /etc/sysconfig to /etc/default is mandatory because /etc/sysconfig
> > does not exist on Debian.
> I just ran "grep -iR "/etc/sysconfig" in /usr/src/xen-4.0.0 and there were 
> several files containing that path:
> /usr/src/xen-4.0.0# grep -iR "/etc/sysconfig" *
> dist/install/etc/xen/scripts/xen-network-common.sh:  first_file -f 
> /etc/sysconfig/dhcpd /etc/defaults/dhcp /etc/default/dhcp3-server
> docs/src/user.tex:\path{/etc/sysconfig/mouse} to contain the lines:
> docs/src/user.tex:\texttt{/etc/sysconfig/networking}. Vnets work anyway, but 
> performance can be reduced
> docs/misc/network_setup.txt:In the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts directory 
> it 
> is necccessary to create
> docs/misc/network_setup.txt:# echo "-I FORWARD -m physdev 
> --physdev-is-bridged 
> -j ACCEPT" > /etc/sysconfig/iptables-forward-bridged
> docs/misc/network_setup.txt:# lokkit 
> --custom-rules=ipv4:filter:/etc/sysconfig/iptables-forward-bridged
> (...)
> Another "last question": The Kernel 2.6.32-bpo.4-xen-686 does not seem to 
> have 
> the pci backend drivers compiled in, so I am not able to pass the pci devices 
> "thru". Do you now of any precompiled debian kernels which work with xen 4.0?

You should just use Squeeze (which is frozen now so on it's way to
being the new stable). It works well simply by installing the
xen-linux-system and xen-qemu-dm packages. It includes pciback.

If you are so far into setup now that you want to stick with it, you
could try the linux-image-2.6.32-5-xen-amd64 kernel from the debian


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