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Re: [Xen-users] migrate Linux guests from Xen to XCP 1.0 Beta

To: Christopher J Petrolino <cpetrolino@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] migrate Linux guests from Xen to XCP 1.0 Beta
From: Boris Quiroz <bquiroz.work@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 17:25:23 -0300
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2011/1/12 Christopher J Petrolino <cpetrolino@xxxxxxxxx>:
> Yeah I saw that right after I sent this out don't know how I missed
> it. Now the question is mounting a .img to change the mount points.
> mount wants a filesystem type, so would a centos guest .img file be
> ext3?
> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 12:13 PM, Boris Quiroz <bquiroz.work@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 2011/1/12 Christopher J Petrolino <cpetrolino@xxxxxxxxx>:
>>> Hi,
>>> If this isn't the place to post this question, just let me know.
>>> I am in the process of evaluating XCP 1.0 and would like to migrate
>>> one of my xen Domus "guests" to XCP. The guest is CentOS 5.5. Is there
>>> a recommended way to do this?
>>> Thanks in advance,
>>> CJP
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>> There's a little python script that you can use to migrate from open
>> source xen (the one you install on Debian, for example) to XCP or
>> XenServer. You can see the README in [1] and the source code in the
>> [2]
>> Otherwise, if you only want to test XCP, you don't need to do the
>> migration process. You can create some VMs and play around.
>> Cheers.
>> 1. http://www.xen.org/files/xva/README
>> 2. http://www.xen.org/files/xva/xva.py
>> --
>> @cereal_bars


to be honest, I've never used that script.. But, answering your
question, an .img file can be mounted using '-o loop'.



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