[CentOS] Redhat 7.3 as CentOS 5 domU

Mindaugas Riauba ml at kilimas.com
Thu Nov 5 13:32:49 UTC 2009


  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? :)

  Well I took kernel from CentOS3 (thanks for the idea) installed it
into RH7.3 host and HVM started and seems to be working in test mode.
Both disk and network seems to be working.

  What else could go wrong in such setup? Kernel changed minimally
from 2.4.20-20.7 to 2.4.21-63.

  Mindaugas


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