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Re: [Xen-users] Installing two versions of xen on the same machine

To: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Installing two versions of xen on the same machine
From: shankha <shankhabanerjee@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 00:45:42 -0400
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Hi Fajar,
Thanks a lot for all the help. Installation got over smoothly. There
are some booting issues. I think my scripts which specify the various
boot parameters for xen kernel are not correct. I will try and fix
those. Thanks a lot.


On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 2:32 AM, Fajar A. Nugraha <fajar@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 12:00 PM, shankha<shankhabanerjee@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Thanks ... the installation was smooth.
>> Since my installation of various packages got clumsy
>> i removed the old Suse installation and installed it fresh.
>> So i do not have the xen linux kernel. Is there a command to install
>> the xen kernel seperately ?
> If you want to use Xen's 2.6.18 kernel, you can do a "make help" on
> the untarred xen source directory. It will show you how to do lots of
> things.
> Alternatively, go to http://www.xen.org/products/xen_source.html,
> download "Linux 2.6.18 with Xen 3.4.x support source tarball", and
> configure it like a normal kernel (make menuconfig, make, etc.)
> And there's newer kernels of course. See
> http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenDom0Kernels
> If you just want to use Suse's kernel-xen, the obvious way would be to
> run "zypper install kernel-xen".
>> One more request. Is there a way to uninstall it cleanly.
> I'm not sure. "make uninstall" MIGHT work, but I haven't tested it.
> There was a warning on this list sometime ago that "make uninstall"
> deletes stuff on /boot with "xen" name on it, whether it's installed
> by the source or not. I don't know if it's still the case.
> This is one of the reasons why I prefer using RHEL5 + Gitco. I can
> simply do a "yum install" and "yum erase" :D
> --
> Fajar

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