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Re: [Xen-users] paravirtualization on linux domU

To: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] paravirtualization on linux domU
From: "Nick Couchman" <Nick.Couchman@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2009 08:32:07 -0600
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I will try to come up with something - I've been using the GUI tools so long that I haven't had a need to do the manual method of installation in quite some time.  I also have been using HTTP-based install sources for a while now, so it's been a while since I tried a CD/DVD/ISO.  Maybe I spoke to quickly :-)...but I'll see if I can write something up.


>>> On 2009/08/31 at 20:25, "Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 7:54 PM, Nick Couchman<Nick.Couchman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Actually, the three Linux distributions that I deal with on a regular basis
> - CentOS 5, OpenSuSE 10.3/11.1, and SLES10 - do have -xen kernels included
> on the CD/DVD distribution media.

Good to know then :)

> Now, it still takes a little bit of work
> to get that kernel to boot correctly for a PV domU installation, but it does
> work.  The virt-install graphical management tool will look for the -xen
> kernel RPM on install media like CD/DVD and extract and boot it in order to
> kick off the install.  If you're using the command line, though, you'll have
> to accomplish this by hand.

Can you point to a howto on this?


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