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RE: [Xen-users] Windows 2003 and 2008

To: "'Joseph L. Casale'" <JCasale@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] Windows 2003 and 2008
From: "Steffen Heil" <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 00:59:36 +0200
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> >Should/Can I use Windows with 32 or 64 bit?
> Can - Yes.

Ok, then I will use 32bit. Just wanted to be sure that this works, as 32bit
paravirt linux does not work on 64bit hypervisor and I want to use the GPL
drivers for windows.

> Try it... I haven't checked whether or not your CPU supports 
> running hvm's (I don't use amd).

Obviously, it does:
xen_caps               : xen-3.0-x86_64 xen-3.0-x86_32p hvm-3.0-x86_32
hvm-3.0-x86_32p hvm-3.0-x86_64

> > 1. Can someone recommend me a link to a installation tutorial?
> PDF in the wiki.
> http://www.xensource.com/files/xen_install_windows.pdf

Greate starting point. Didn't know. Thanks.

> > 2. I only have network access to that machine, no physical 
> > access and 
> > there is no X in the dom0. Will this be a problem?
> Never even ran a Linux server with a gui yet, so I would say no :)

The pdf does not say anything, what to do if I have no GUI. Can you give me
a hint here?


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