[CentOS-virt] Upgrading Xen 3 on SL 5 server with CentOS 5 and SL 5

Mon Feb 23 23:08:20 UTC 2015
Edward L Heron <Ed at Heron-ent.com>

On Sat, 2015-02-21 at 13:20 -0500, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> ...
> Following up: I've gotten full virtualization of CentOS 6 on an SL 5
> Xen server by using the "virt-install" command and avoiding manual
> editing of /etc/xen/ config files.
> I've also been reminded, forcibly, of why I hated the "/etc/xen"
> directory. The lack of distinction between a "/etc/xen/myserfer", the
> example files there, and any other unqualified files there as valid
> configation files means making safe backups of the files such as
> "myserver.hvm" or "myserver.old" quite painful. I wound up putting
> /etc/xen/ under git source control, just for tracking changes.

  I use virsh list --all to get currently defined VMs and virsh dumpxml
<vm name> to get domain definitions.