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Re: [Xen-users] Preferred DISTRO


  • To: Olivier LAMBERT <lambert.olivier@xxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Martinx <thiagocmartinsc@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2010 18:01:25 -0300
  • Cc: admin@xxxxxxxxxxx, Luke Carrier <luke.carrier@xxxxxxxxx>, xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Paolo Rivetti <natecult@xxxxxx>
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BTY, the Xen Live CD is a Debian Lenny with packaged Xen...  ;-)

On 1 March 2010 05:37, Olivier LAMBERT <lambert.olivier@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Current Debian version (Lenny) works great with Xen (3.2 packaged).

So, it cab be an alternative to CentOS :)


Regards,




Olivier
XO Project
http://xen-orchestra.com

On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 9:21 AM, David Markey <admin@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I would say CentOS plus the gitco repo(http://www.gitco.de/repo/)
>
> On 1 March 2010 08:09, Luke Carrier <luke.carrier@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>> Not sure about Debian, but I know Ubuntu isn’t ideal for Xen any more
>> because of the presence of GRUB2 – the new boot loader doesn’t support
>> passing certain command lines and the current multiboot implementation
>> breaks the method Xen uses to load the Dom0 kernel – you can’t use Ubuntu
>> 9.10 Server with Xen. Fedora doesn’t ship with a working Xen Dom0 kernel in
>> its repositories, though I believe it may be possible to compile one
>> yourself.
>>
>>
>>
>> Personally, I use CentOS as our Dom0 (and DomU, mostly) OS and have run
>> into very few issues. Installing Xen is as simple as using Yum...it’s an
>> ideal place to start, plus the community is huge so it’s easy to diagnose
>> issues and get advice from fellow users.
>>
>>
>>
>> Hope this helps,
>>
>> Luke.
>>
>>
>>
>> From: xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> [mailto:xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Paolo Rivetti
>> Sent: 28 February 2010 23:22
>> To: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [Xen-users] Preferred DISTRO
>>
>>
>>
>> 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?
>>
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