[CentOS-virt] CentOS 6 VM image for paravirtualizaton on CentOS Xen server

Sun Mar 15 19:17:13 UTC 2015
Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik at iki.fi>

On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 10:34:39PM -0400, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> I'm looking at a CentOS 5  Xen server that I'd really like to put some
> more recent VM's. There are reasons not to touch it at the moment, so
> I can't upgrade it in place today.
> Has anyone successfully installed a CentOS 6 VM, paravirtualized, on a
> CentOS 5 Xen server , without significant Xen upgrades? If so, can I
> get a copy from a reputable source, or one that I can review before
> using? I'm having a bit of difficulty arranging a PXE enironment to do
> a paraviirtualized installation with, and there are apparently
> difficulties doing a paravirtualzed system with CD or DVD installation
> with Xen.
>                           Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com>

Yep, CentOS 6 VMs run just fine on CentOS 5 Xen host.

-- Pasi