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Re: [MirageOS-devel] Which version of Xen for MirageOS?

On 18 Jan 2014, at 16:01, Richard Mortier wrote:

> On 18 Jan 2014, at 15:53, François Armand wrote:
>> Thanks a lot!
>> Wait! If I understand well enough your own setup, I don't need to run on 
>> bare metal!
>> I missed the point, and apologize about that. 
>> If I recap:
>> - start a VirtualBox VM with a Linux distrib (presumably 64 bits)
>> - install Xen 4.2 inside that VM, so I guess in your case your Ubuntu 13.04 
>> is running within your Dom0
> roughly, yes. to elaborate-- start VBox, create a 64 bit linux VM, install 
> Ubuntu 13.04. then use the ubuntu packages to install Xen in that VM-- 
> something like "sudo apt-get install xen-hypervisor-4.2-amd64".  (though that 
> was for raring; i notice from the package list that saucy has 4.3 now.)
> you end up with ubuntu 13.04 in dom0 on xen 4.2, and you can use xl (or 
> whatever) to create mirage (or indeed, any other you want) VMs given a vm 
> image and a config file.

ps. i'm starting to put together a blog post describing this and some of the 
other "getting started with mirage on xen" steps -- feel free to email me 
(and/or the list) if you come across any problems or gotchas so i can include 



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