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Re: [Xen-users] centos 5.6 upgrade to 4.1 - no DomUs listed

To: Andy Howell <AndyHowell@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] centos 5.6 upgrade to 4.1 - no DomUs listed
From: Todd Deshane <todd.deshane@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2011 17:31:43 -0400
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On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 2:35 PM, Andy Howell <AndyHowell@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello,
>        I attempted to upgrade to Xen 4.1 from a stock centos 5.6 xen and 
> kernel. Xend starts,
> but none of my DomU machines are listed.
> I googled quite a bit trying to find upgrade notes. The only thing I saw in 
> the release
> notes was that I had to manually configure the bridges.

These wiki pages are important for those upgrading to Xen 4.1 and higher.


> The end result I'm after is to create a Ubuntu 11.4 DomU. Is this possible?

A domU based on Ubuntu 11.04 is certainly possible

> If so, what version of xen should I shoot for?

The newer the better if you can. It really depends on your use case,
the distribution you prefer, etc.

> Performance is not a big issue. This is for a lightly loaded mail and web 
> server. I'm
> happy to stick with the stock CentOS kernel.

A Linux guest can run as either normal PV (paravirtualized) or PVonHVM

Hope that information helps.


> Thanks,
>        Andy
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Todd Deshane

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