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Re: [Xen-users] libvirt without xend ?

On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 09:21:52PM +0200, Emmanuel COURCELLE wrote:
> Hello
> I am trying a new xen installation, with Debian testing + Xen 4.1
> (provided by the distribution)
> I use the xl stack, as it was reported that the xm stack is obsolete.
> Consequently, the xend daemon does not start when the server boots.
> However, I would like to use the libvirt tools (the distribution
> ones, too)  to manage the guests: virt-install, etc. BUT when I
> start one of those tools, it says that it cannot connect the
> localhost:8000.
> I found the fix:
>     1/ change the parameter: (xend-unix-server yes) in the file
> /etc/xen/xend-config.sxp
>     2/ Start xend
> BUT is there any better choice, rather than using an obsolete daemon
> for using libvirt ?

xl/libxl is greatly improved in Xen 4.2, so you could use the libvirt libxl 
driver with Xen 4.2.

In xen 4.1 you probably still want to use xm/xend.

-- Pasi

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