[CentOS] [SOLVED - Sort Of] Installing a new VM on a xen box.

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Thu Oct 9 21:05:54 UTC 2008


Kai Schaetzl wrote:

> I would hope that it actually offers just "faster", but AFAIK that is what
> it doesn't. AFAIK a PV CentOS 5 on Xen runs much better and faster than in
> KVM. Is that true? I've used KVM only once for a non-PV guest (old Suse
> System) and not with the kernel module.

I think KVM is still probably at least a year away from being
really usable outside of specialized edge cases. In the meantime
development will shift away from the free Xen causing it to
mostly stagnate and onto KVM.

nate



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