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Re: [Xen-users] Preferred DISTRO



The documentation for CentOS 5 shows a set of borders between architecture host and guest at this link: http://centos.org/docs/5/html/5.2/Virtualization/chap-Virtualization-Compatibility_of_host_and_guest_combinations.html

So who is right?

On Mar 1, 2010, at 12:46 PM, Nux wrote:

On Mon, 1 Mar 2010, Paolo Rivetti wrote:

I have to create a system based on Xen virtualization. I entrust myself those who have experience in the field.
What is the preferred distribution to install Xen hypervisor? Debian, CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu?

Installing a distribution on x86_64 Xen hypervisor (dom0), you can install a PV guest with x86 architecture (domU), not HVM?


Got around a dozen dom0s running Centos 5 x86_64 with Xen 3.4.2 from gitco.de/repo/. No problems till now.
And yes, you can use 32bit domUs on 64bit dom0 (even in paravirt mode, each domU can have its own kernel).



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