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Re: [Xen-API] XCP - An equivalent of XenServer tools is required for Windows virtualization?

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  • Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2013 07:46:05 -0500
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On 03/06/2013 6:41 am, Denis Cardon wrote:
The XenServer/XCP xs-tools iso is included in XCP Centos based
appliance and it is need to be installed for decent performance on
Windows VM. However I don't think they are opensource at the moment,
and I'm not sure if they are included in the ubuntu/debian xapi

There's also these


As far as the linux VM are concerned, Xen PV drivers are included in
the kernel since 2.6.24 I think, so your a recent VM should work fine
without installing the xs-tool.iso specific kernel. However there will
perhaps have some performance metrics missing if the tools are not

Aside from metrics and performance, need them for live migration, suspending, and a couple other things too.


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