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Re: [Xen-users] How to create an LVM-backed FreeBSD DomU in a Linux Dom0

To: Avleen Vig <avleen@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] How to create an LVM-backed FreeBSD DomU in a Linux Dom0
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2010 14:50:04 +0200
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On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 03:34:06AM -0800, Avleen Vig wrote:
> After searching high and low and not finding exactly what I wanted
> (although Adrian Chadd's documents on the freebsd wiki came close), I
> decided to document a lengthy but worthwhile procedure:
> How to install a FreeBSD DomU guest in a Linux Dom0 Xen host, from
> scratch, with LVM-backed storage (rather than file based), and without
> the need to rely on random kernels and ISO[1]. This probably works for
> other BSDs too, but I haven't played around with their current Xen
> support. Perhaps later this week :-)
> http://bit.ly/dVhfFe
> Hopefully people find it useful :-)

Nice tutorial! 

I added a link to it here:

-- Pasi

> I haven't yet broached configuring FreeBSD inside the Xen host. Again there is
> scattered documentation available. I'll try to bring it together next.
> Mostly I'm expecting there might be a few unique issues around
> networking or some such thing.
> [1] I gave serious thought to uploading my own stuff along with the
> other similar things available already, but in the end I thought it
> better if people try out how to do it, given that the amount of work
> will be almost the same, or even slightly less building it yourself.
> Plus there are the usual security and availability concerns.. :)
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