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Re: [Xen-users] Xen Hypervisor ISO Download

To: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <list@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Xen Hypervisor ISO Download
From: Tim Bearden <tim.bearden@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2011 08:57:26 -0500
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If I install CentOS w/ the virtualization build, would it be a
barebones OS?  I don't want a GUI slowing the system down and would
like all the hardware to be utilized by the VMs instead.  For
instance, ESXi is command line only, very basic OS install.


On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 5:01 PM, Fajar A. Nugraha <list@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 2:42 AM, Tim Bearden <tim.bearden@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> This has probably been asked before... but I guess it isn't plain
>> enough [for me].  When I go to the page and download v2.0 Live CD,
>> which ISO do I use?  I have 64bit hardware, but do not have an AMD
>> setup.  I've got Intel.
> For most purposes, as far as users are concerned amd64 = x86_64 = x64
> (depending on which OS/distro you're looking at). So wheter the actual
> CPU is intel or amd doesn't really matter.
>>  My goal is to use this disk to install Xen on
>> new hardware, then migrate P2V machines.  Thank you!
> Hmm ... not sure if Xen Live CD is the right tool. And judging from
> your questions, I really recommend you use Centos 5.6 instead (which
> comes with older, but well-maintaned and rock-stable version of Xen),
> choose virtualization during installation.
> --
> Fajar

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