[CentOS] upgrading Centos-Xen when version 6 comes along

RedShift redshift at pandora.be
Wed Nov 17 13:29:05 EST 2010


On 11/17/10 19:22, Joe Pruett wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Nov 2010, Rudi Ahlers wrote:
>>> Have anyone used both XEN&  KVM before? What are your experiences
>>> with either, in comparison to each other? We've been using XEN for
>>> about 4 years now, and only use CentOS as our server platform. I'd
>>> hate to move to Debian or OpenSuse just for XEN, and I don't know
>>> KVM at all.
> one big issue that has kept me from switching from xen to kvm is that
> the default init scripts for kvm don't have suspend/resume for guests
> when the host os is rebooted. it doesn't even do a shutdown of the
> guests, it just kills them.  also, i haven't looked into whether you can
> limit cpu/network usage easily with kvm as you can with xen.  hopefully
> some of these issues are fixed in the rhel6 kvm system.


Yeah that really ought to be fixed. I wonder why no-one at Red Hat thought of that...


Glenn


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