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Re: [Xen-users] using base ISO as a domU

On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 2:01 AM, Ritu kaur <ritu.kaur.us@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello
> I am planning to use base ISO which is available from xen.org

Do you mean XCP ISO?

> as a domU(i.e
> basically take this ISO image and install as a VM).

It's intended to run on bare metal, not as a VM.

> Not sure whether it
> works hence thought of checking.

It can work as HVM domU, but performance-wise it'd suck. Still useful
for testing purposes though.

> If it works, what template should I choose
> if I install from Citrix Xencenter.

any 64bit HVM OS template should work, as long as it has pae and acpi on.

> Since this ISO comes with a source code
> as well it would be easier to rebuild the kernel and test our modules(one
> for dom0 and one for domU). Inputs much appreciated.

If you're thinking about using custom kernels, you might be better off
using a linux distro that comes with xen (opensuse, centos, ...)


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