[CentOS-virt] RE: [CentOS] Running CentOS 4.6 domUs on
CentOS5.1 dom0 and domUscrash
Ross S. W. Walker
rwalker at medallion.com
Thu Mar 20 22:24:56 UTC 2008
Sorry for the top post, blackberry.
Well I like to be able to install my machines in the xenstore with 'xm new'
and then manage them from there, but virt-install and virsh are useful
too, so I just use CentOS base then replace their xen with the one from
xen.org keeping libvirt and now I have the best of both worlds.
The commercial one isn't without gripes too. Like I wish they had
developed a fully web based interface for creating and managing virtual
machines like the one Microsoft has in their virtual server instead of the
standalone java client. I never really like standalone java clients as it makes
it one more thing you have to reach for when you need to get something
done, when there is almost always a web browser available.
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To: Discussion about the virtualization on CentOS <centos-virt at centos.org>
Sent: Thu Mar 20 17:34:08 2008
Subject: Re: [CentOS-virt] RE: [CentOS] Running CentOS 4.6 domUs on CentOS5.1 dom0 and domUscrash
Ross S. W. Walker wrote:
> glues the Xen 3.0.3 user land tools onto a highly patched 3.1
> hypervisor forcing the user to try and use their swiss army
> knife libvirt to manage the mess. Ugh! I just want Xen and
> to manage it through Xen!
I quite like the virsh and virt-install stuff included in the distro, I
think xen tools themselves are quite pedestrian at the moment. Perhaps
their commercial offerings are better - for me, the libvirt and virsh
make Xen a lot more usable
Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq
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