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Re: [Xen-users] Most stable Xen distro?

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Most stable Xen distro?
From: Johann Spies <jspies@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2008 12:34:35 +0200
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On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 11:35:27AM -0700, Doug Breshears wrote:
> Is there a consensus on which distro is the best for running a Xen dom0?
> I have tried Debian Etch (Xen 3.0.3/2.4.18 kernel) but it was having  
> problems with the domU's thinking the (virtual) hard drive was bad.
> I upgraded to Xen 3.2 hypervisor and tools (Using Etch Backports) and  
> that helped quite a bit (errors are not fatal but still there) but this  
> left the kernel untouched and I assumed that it would be best to get a  
> kernel compiled with the same version of hypervisor you are using.

We are running production servers on Debian Stable both in dom0 and
domU without any problem.


Johann Spies          Telefoon: 021-808 4036
Informasietegnologie, Universiteit van Stellenbosch

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