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Re: [Xen-users] Xen and other server processes

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Xen and other server processes
From: Kai Schaetzl <maillists@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 04 May 2008 12:31:12 +0200
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Nicedream wrote on Sat, 3 May 2008 17:17:25 -0700 (PDT):

> My question:  Is it possible (and advisable) to divide a dedicated box up
> partially for Xen domUs?  For instance, can I can I run several domUs and
> dedicate half my disk space/memory for that, and then save the rest for my
> own server processes outside of Xen?  Or would I dedicate the whole box to
> Xen, and then just allocate myself a Xen instance with 50% of the resources? 
> Basically, can Xen and other servers coexist peacefully?

Yes, why not? Depends on what you do on the box.

> While I am posting, I will ask another question that I think I already know
> the answer to.  Is there any way to create a Xen instance without a
> dedicated IP address for that instance?

Yes. So much for "teaching a class on Linux".


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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