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Set up Libvirt 0.7.7&Xen 4.0 Dom0 (2.6.31.13 pvops) on top of Fedora 13 RC2

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Install Xen 4.0 and Libvirt like on F12 ([1]). Via my experience xend will hang for 5-7 min at startup and xen managed bridging will fail as well .At the same time PV guests won’t be able to obtain IP via interface virbr0. Workaround for the issue follows bellow.

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Downgrading libvirt/virsh/virt-manager to 0.7.0 at Xen 4.0 Dom0 on top of Ubuntu 10.04 Server

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Due to ongoing issue with virsh compiled against libvirt 0.7.5 when working with Xen 4.0 Hypervisor. I attempted to downgrade libvirt and related stuff to Ubuntu Karmic’s ( well tested version with Xen). Proceed as follows :-
1.Edit /etc/apt/sources.list
Replace:
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid main restricted

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Completely functional virsh (Libvirt 0.1.7-15) & GRUB2 Support at Xen 3.4.3 on top of F12

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Recent pulling GRUB2 supporting CSs into xen-3.4-testing.hg immediately makes sense to build xen 3.4.3-2.fc12.src.rpm to be able to set up current version of 3.4.3 Xen Hypervisor on Fedora 12 working pretty smoothly with Libvirt packages ( vs Xen 4.0) and the at same time supporting GRUB2 PV DomUs , say Ubuntu 9.10 Server or Debian Sqeeze.

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Set up OSOL PV Guests (build<=131) via virsh on Xen 3.4.3 Dom0 on top of Ubuntu 9.10 Server

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This posting is actually responding recent entry in Martin's Blog
Martin states:-
Then I tried out a number of current linux distributions, but except for openSuSE none had a dom0 kernel out of the box which really is a shame. Seems I need to look more closely into KVM with virtio support

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Anatomy of the libvirt virtualization library

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The libvirt library is a Linux API over the virtualization capabilities of Linux that supports a variety of hypervisors, including Xen and KVM, as well as QEMU and some virtualization products for other operating systems. This article explores libvirt, its use, and its architecture.

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Virsh ( Libvirt 0.7.2) & managing DomUs on openSUSE 11.2

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Recent “zypper update” on November’s openSUSE 11.2 release brought system to the most recent status. Current 2.6.31.8-xen kernel works fine.Seems like a next generation of xen-ified aka Suse kernels is on the go right now. However, i believe,that vm-install on recently updated 11.2 works same way as before maintenance update.

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Setup Xen 3.4.3-rc1 & Libvirt 0.7.0 Dom0 (2.6.31.8 xenified kernel) on top of Ubuntu 9.10 Server

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Install Libvirt 0.7.0 along with KVM creates environment with default Hypervisor QEMU . Two steps in procedure bellow makes Xen default Hypervisor on Ubuntu 9.10 . First is commenting out (xend-http-server yes) in /etc/xen/xend-config.sxp , second export variable VIRSH_DEFAULT_CONNECT_URI=”xen:///”.

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Virsh building Fedora 12 PV Guest at xVM 3.4.2 (b130,129)

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Setup bellow might seem strange unless you will become aware of some ongoing issues with VNC-Console behavior during virt-install running on the most recent OSOL builds 130 and 129.The first ones having xVM 3.4.2.

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Setup OSOL 1002-127 PV Guest at Xen 3.4.2 & Libvirt 0.7.1-15 Dom0 on top of F12 per John Levon

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Blog entry "OpenSolaris 2008.11 guest domain on a Linux dom0" was written by John Levon and supposed to help community users to install OSOL 2008-11 DomU at Xen 3.1 Dom0 on top of Fedora 8. It’s core technique utilizes virsh , so is supposed to be applicable to current release of Libvirt as well.

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Hot Hypervisor upgrade up to 3.4.2 on Xen 3.4.1 & Libvirt 0.7.1-15 Dom0 on top of Fedora 12

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We presume , that xen-3.4.1-5.fc12.src.rpm has been already installed on the system and Xen Host been built via mentioned “rpm” , Libvirt 0.7.1-15 and 2.6.31.6 pvops kernel is up and running at the time of upgrade. Apply following patch to /root/rpmbuild/SPECS/xen.spec

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Setup Xen 3.4.1 & Libvirt on top F12 Alpha (rawhide)

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Brief description of Xen 3.4.1 and Libvirt 0.7.1 deployment to Fedora 12 Alpha (rawhide) follows bellow. F12 instance was created on the second drive. All my attempts to resize default LVM created by installer caused installer to crash.

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Fedora 11 as the best target for Xen 3.4.1 & Libvirt ( 0.7.0-6) deployment

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This post follows up Mark McLoughlin's ANNOUNCE: Rawhide virt repo for F11 users:- Another update available in http://markmc.fedorapeople.org/virt-preview.

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