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Re: Building mirage-www

hi phiho; apologies for delay replying, i had a large email backlog 

On 18 Aug 2013, at 19:29, Phiho Hoang wrote:

> This step was successful, ending with:
> 5569986 Aug 18 13:03 src/_build/main.xen
> Is this the xen virtual machine for 'mirage-www'?


> What do I need to test this VM?

a machine running xen -- i use a ubuntu 13.04 VM running on virtualbox but ymmv.

> I just installed XenServer 6,2 as a Hyper-V VM, can it be used to run 
> mirage-www's main.xen?

yes -- use xl -- there should be some information 

> Do I need a XenServer running directly on the hardware to test Mirage's 
> Unikernels?

no, a linux vm running xen will do.

> I watched the OSCON 2013 screen cast with envy. It took only a few minutes to 
> build everything and having the website up and running.

it is worth noting that the screencast contained several segments that were 
rather sped up  as watching ocaml build and opam install packages isn't really 
*that* interesting :)  

> It is much appreciated if some kind soul would share a Linux VM (with Xen 
> installed) that I can use to build a simple 'Hello Mirage' unikernel and run 
> it.
> I've been trying to install Xen 4.2 on Ubuntu 13.04 without success

what have you tried -- using apt-get to install the xen package worked just 
fine for me...



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