[CentOS-virt] Migration checklist
centos at rivint.com
Tue Nov 10 20:38:32 UTC 2009
Is there a current list of the required "matchups" to migrating guests
from one Xen host to another?
I doesn't appear to me that paravirtualized machines have much in the
way of obstacles. Hardware doesn't seem to play into it. What about Xen
kernel matchups, say from a Xen 3.4 to a Xen 3.1?
How fussy is the HVM migration? Would moving an HVM from an AMD64 Athlon
X4 AMD chipset to an Opteron X4 nVidia chipset have issues? What about a
"hybrid" HVM-PV, like Windows 2008 with GPLPV drivers installed and
where you have installed to a chipset as an HVM and then swapped to a PV?
I'm going to begin trying, but some time-saving tips, or a checklist,
would be welcomed.
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