[CentOS-virt] Xen 4.4.3 packages available in virt6-xen-44-testing
Scot P. Floess
sfloess at nc.rr.com
Tue Sep 8 17:57:08 UTC 2015
Never mind - I had an old Xen repo I was trying to use some time ago...
This was me.
On Tue, 8 Sep 2015, Scot P. Floess wrote:
> Just an FYI - I tried to run the rpm command and none of the repos showed up
> enabled by default.
> I tried enabling them manually, but I get this error:
> One of the configured repositories failed (CentOS-7 - xen),
> and yum doesn't have enough cached data to continue. At this point the
> only safe thing yum can do is fail. There are a few ways to work "fix"
> I didn't spend too much time debugging - but that was what I got straight
> away after installing centos-release-xen-7-7.el6.x86_64.rpm and manually
> enabling some of the repos.
> On Tue, 8 Sep 2015, George Dunlap wrote:
>> So first of all, if you've used the CBS before, please note the name
>> change -- it's no longer virt6-testing, but virt6-xen-44-testing.
>> Easiest way to install:
>> rpm -ivh
>> This will set up yum repositories for both the eventual release
>> repositories (enabled by default), and the community build system
>> repositories (disabled by default).
>> At the moment, all packages will be stored in the virt-xen-44-testing
>> repository. You can either enable this by default by editing
>> /etc/yum.repos.d/VirtSIG-Xen.repo, or by adding
>> If you want, you can edit defaults /etc/sysconfig/xen-kernel
>> Next, run 'yum update' to get the new kernel:
>> yum --enablerepo=virt-xen-44-testing update kernel
>> Now install xen:
>> yum --enablerepo=virt-xen-44-testing install xen
>> This should grab both xen and the updated kernel package. It should
>> also automatically:
>> * Add default commandline parameters for Xen and Linux when booting under
>> * Arrange for xen to come up first in the grub
>> * Set the default boot entry to Xen.
>> That's it! Reboot and you should be good to go.
>> Libvirt packages haven't been rebuilt -- not sure if they work or not.
>> If they don't, let me know and I'll re-submit them..
>> Please report any problems or feedback to this list.
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