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Re: [Xen-users] [ANNOUNCE] Prebuilt Xen PV-HVM templates.

On 3 April 2012 02:11, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sun, 2012-04-01 at 19:16 +0100, Joseph Glanville wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> I have started preparing a library of PV-HVM templates for use on Xen
>> 4.X+ and PVOPS dom0.
> [...]
>> Initially there is Debian 6, CentOS 6.2 and Ubuntu 12.04 available
>> (the final beta, will be updated to final shortly).
>> Included is an OS image, a config file, a README and the associated
>> licences etc.
> This is very cool, and you are correct that these will be very useful
> for people trying to get something going quickly! Thanks Joseph.

No problem, I am working on a new dom0 livecd too.

I need some recommendations on what distro to base it on though...
Personally Gentoo is easiest for me but I think Ubuntu 12.04 is going
to be more enduring and a more beginner approachable alternative.

Does anyone have any thoughts on this?

>> The images are bz2 compressed blockdevice images suitable for use on
>> LVM or a file backed tapdisk if you have the appropriate backend.
>> (alternatively you can use the loop device but this is discouraged)
>> All images have serial console enabled, PV network and block devices,
>> fixed udev rules etc.
>> I will add more info about them, an FAQ about how they are setup and
>> what you should do to customize them, expand the disk image etc soon.
>> I am looking for someone to mirror these in the US for me, please
>> email me if you have spare bandwith.
>> Joseph.

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