[CentOS] Redhat 7.3 as CentOS 5 domU

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 13:48:08 UTC 2009


Mindaugas Riauba wrote:
>   Hello,
> 
>   What is the simpliest way to run Redhat 7.3 server as CentOS 5 domU?
> 
>   I see that Xen emulates Intel PIIX ATA controller for HVM domUs but
> latest kernel of Redhat 7.3 (2.4.20-20.7smp) has no ata_piix kernel
> module yet. Is it possible to download it somewhere or there is
> another way? :)
> 
>   And I'd like to avoid reinstalling them with the new OS. Preferably
> they'd just die their own death in their little domUs. :)

In case you don't get this to work, I've replaced a few of these good old boys 
with CentOS 3.x running under VMware server and everything pretty much continued 
to work as-is, even CIPE tunnels that went away in later releases.

-- 
   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com



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