[CentOS-virt] Installing old Suse as fully virtualized guest:
problem with install source
mwill at penguincomputing.com
Mon Apr 21 18:28:56 UTC 2008
fyi: paravirtualized means the OS is new enough to have extensions to be
virtualization-aware and support it in order to
not have to emulate all of the hardware completely. The older OS would
probably run fully virtualized, i.e. in a QEMU
Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> Using CentOS 5.1 with Xen 3.2.
> I'm trying to install a fully virtualized system for the first time and
> doing this with an old Suse 9.0 (this probably would run paravirtualized,
> maybe it won't run, anyway, because of hardware problems).
> I start with virt-manager and after choosing "fully virtualized" it
> presents me two options for install media: iso image and CD-ROM or DVD,
> but the latter is grayed out. I have the install source on CDs ... Is this
> normal or do I yet need another patch to make it work in xen 3.2?
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