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Re: [Xen-users] xen tutorials?

On 6 Jun 2012 at 11:17, Lars Kurth wrote:

> > That same page also has some discussion of guest install methods, e.g.
> > using the xen-tools package (which builds on debootstrap). Another
> > option for installing a Debian guest is to use the normal Debian
> > installer. This is described in:
> > http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Debian_Guest_Installation_Using_Debian_Installer
> >
> > Some other pages of interest:
> > http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Category:Debian
> > http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Category:Host_Install
> > http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Category:Guest_Install
> > http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Getting_Started
> >
> > As others have mentioned you are probably better off using LVM than
> > dedicating actual partitions to the guests (although this will work).
> >
> > Ian.

Thanks Ian and thanks to all that gave me some good info.

I did get both guests up and running but i did use two separate partitions and 
LVM. I do 
have a few issues.

br0 and br1 wont start upon dom0 startup. I have added ifup br0 and ifup br1 to 
rc.local to 
get them to start.

on guest1 using ifconfig I see eth1. Eth1 is not configured in 
/etc/network/interfaces so it 
shouldn't show up. It is not working as you can not ping its ip. Guest2 does 
use eth1 and not 

issueing xm list shows guest1 as running but guest2 shows a b for blocked but 
it is running 
and I can use it.

Big question is how do I get these two guests to autostart if the server is 

Bill Beauchemin
B2 Bass Adventures
Newark, Ca. 94560
(510) 552-7571

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