[CentOS-virt] Xen4CentOS: Unnecessary gpxe / ipxe obsoletes

Tue Apr 29 12:18:30 UTC 2014
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 04/08/2014 11:19 AM, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 03, 2014 at 10:14:09AM -0500, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> On 04/02/2014 10:42 AM, George Dunlap wrote:
>>> I installed CentOS6 with the xen4centos set of packages; then I tried
>>> to install KVM (for performance comparison), I got the following error
>>> in YUM:
>>> --> Processing Dependency: /usr/share/gpxe/e1000-0x100e.rom for
>>> package: 2:qemu-kvm-
>>> Package gpxe-roms-qemu is obsoleted by ipxe-roms-qemu, but obsoleting
>>> package does not provide for requirements
>>> I manually downloaded the gpxe package and installed it with no
>>> problems, so there are no actual conflicts in the files.  Thus, ipxe
>>> probably *shouldn't* obsolete gpxe -- there are no conflicts between
>>> the two, and ipxe doesn't provide what gpxe does.
>>> If I had already installed KVM, and was toying with the idea of giving
>>> Xen a spin, this may have been enough to deter me.
>>> I checked with the XenServer guys, and their version of ipxe doesn't
>>> obsolete gpxe; so that must have been something that was introduced in
>>> CentOS.
>>>  -George
>> OK, the repo here has ipxe that will install with qemu-kvm.
>> NOTE:  The seabios in the xen repo is much newer than the one in
>> CentOS-6 .. so we need to test this and make sure xen and kvm still work
>> before rolling into production repo .. here is the testing repo:
>> http://dev.centos.org/centos/6/xen-c6-RC1/
>> Lets get this tested and results posted on this list.
> At least updating from xen-4.2.4-29.el6 to xen-4.2.4-30.el6 went smoothly :)
> -- Pasi

Has anyone tested these RPMs to see if they work with KVM and xen
installed, etc.?

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