[CentOS-virt] xen 3.2

Rudi Ahlers Rudi at SoftDux.com
Wed Jul 16 08:59:18 UTC 2008

Grant McWilliams wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 2:46 PM, Daniel de Kok <me at danieldk.org 
> <mailto:me at danieldk.org>> wrote:
>     On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 5:04 PM, Justin Lim <jlim0930 at gmail.com
>     <mailto:jlim0930 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     > Any ideal when 3.2 xen will be avail for centos?
>     When the upstream distribution provides it. I am not sure if it is on
>     their roadmap. Of course, you could also use Xen 3.2 from XenSource,
>     but that's not supported here.
>     Take care,
>     Daniel
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> I was at a recent Linux convention and it seemed very likely that Xen 
> is no longer Redhat's priority at all and would love to put KVM in 
> it's place. The Redhat rep was very adamant about KVMs superiority 
> over Xen and the amount of unnecessary work to integrate Xen into 
> their kernels. Some day when KVM will actually do what Xen does (and 
> do it reliably!) Xen may not be an easy option.
> Grant
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So are you saying we should start looking at using KVM instead? I've 
never seen it, nor used it, so how much different is it from XEN?


Kind Regards
Rudi Ahlers

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