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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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ZFS 24 Support via (pygrub & fsimage.iso) patch for Xen 4.0 Dom0 (pvops 2.6.32.11) on top of F12

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Finally Mark Jonson submitted to xen-devel mailing list patch for ZFS 24 support at Xen 4.0. Patch mentioned bellow was successfully tested at Xen 4.0 Dom0 with pvops kernel 2.6.32.11 on top of Fedora 12 via modifying Michael’s Young xen-4.0.0.7.fc12.src.rpm and direct patching xen 4.0 official tarball on Ubuntu Karmic Koala Server.

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Set up OSOL 2010-03 (build 134) at Xen 4.0 Dom0 on top of Ubuntu Karmic Koala Server

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Due to absence in meantime pygrub support for ZFS 24 in Xen 4.0 unix kernel and boot_archive have to be copied off the disk to Dom0. In my case OSOL 134 PV DomU was able to obtain IP address just once after first boot up configuring SMF .

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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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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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Ubuntu Karmic Server PV & HVM DomUs sharing same image at Sun xVM 3.4.2 on top of OSOL 1002-128a

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Set up Sun xVM 3.4.2 on top of opensolaris 1002-128a via binary packages been built by Pascal Gienger at Index of /software/xvm/3.4.2. Been performing testing bellow my major concern was ability Sun xVM 3.4.2 to handle PV DomUs with boot file systems of ext4fs type.

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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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