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Re: [Xen-users] HVM FreeBSD 7.0 DomU at Xen 3.2 CentOS 5.1 Dom0(64-bit)

To: "Freddie Cash" <fjwcash@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] HVM FreeBSD 7.0 DomU at Xen 3.2 CentOS 5.1 Dom0(64-bit)
From: "Outback Dingo" <outbackdingo@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 26 Apr 2008 11:48:03 +0700
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ive got good working DomU and Filesystem images for 4G, 8G and 16G working under ubuntu server, with XEN 3.2
though i wouldnt call it completely stable

On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 4:15 AM, Freddie Cash <fjwcash@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On April 25, 2008 01:08 pm you wrote:
> Freddie Cash wrote:
> > On April 25, 2008 12:13 pm Boris Derzhavets wrote:
> > > Would it be possible to install HVM FreeBSD 7.0 DomU at Xen 3.2
> > > CentOS 5.1 Dom0 (64-bit) ?
> >
> > You would have to install the 64-bit version of FreeBSD.  I'm told
> > running 32-bit guests on a 64-bit hosts doesn't work in CentOS 5.1
> > (will work in 5.2).
> Nah, the OP is running the Xen 3.2 which will allow 32-bit PVMs and
> HVMS to run correctly on 64-bit dom0.
Ah, good to know.  Thanks for the update.  So it was just the CentOS Xen
3.1 packages with the limitations?

> > I've successfully installed FreeBSD 6.3 (32-bit and 64-bit) and
> > FreeBSD 7.0 (32-bit and 64-bit) in Xen 3.2 HVMs running on 64-bit
> > Ubuntu Hardy using 2.4.24 for the dom0.  (As well as in KVM HVMs
> > running on Debian Lenny, 2.6.22 and 2.6.24.)
> It should work.
> Now FreeBSD PVM, well I would like to know if that works.

I've never managed to get the domU kernels for FreeBSD to run.  Didn't
spend much time on it, though, as our test box had hardware
virtualisation support, so we moved to HVMs right away.

Freddie Cash


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