[CentOS-virt] xen-4.4.3-1 packages released
keith.roberts at ecric.nhs.uk
Thu Sep 24 14:20:46 UTC 2015
On 24 Sep 2015, at 14:38, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
> On 09/24/2015 04:11 AM, Keith Roberts wrote:
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>>> *From: *Keith Roberts <keith.roberts at ecric.nhs.uk
>>> <mailto:keith.roberts at ecric.nhs.uk>>
>>> *Subject: **Re: [CentOS-virt] xen-4.4.3-1 packages released*
>>> *Date: *24 September 2015 09:45:32 BST
>>> *To: *Discussion about the virtualization on CentOS
>>> <centos-virt at centos.org <mailto:centos-virt at centos.org>>
>>> On 23 Sep 2015, at 21:54, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org
>>> <mailto:johnny at centos.org>> wrote:
>>>> I have signed and released the xen4centos CentOS-6 packages to our main
>>>> mirrors, the following are released:
>>> Hi Johnny.
>>> That’s great news and thanks for all the effort with this.
>>> I currently have issues with upgrading a xen VM host server from
>>> openSUSE 12.3 to 13.1 and one of the options I’d like to consider
>>> is installing Centos 6 or 7 using xen on the VM host.
>>> I only want to replace the xen VM host server OS with another Linux
>>> distro with LTS that also uses the xen hypervisor.
>>> So not having a 64 bit base installation of xen on Centos 6 or 7 has
>>> been a blocker for me doing this.
>>> I’m watching the mailing list like a hawk now, (and have been for some
>>> time) for when xen is available for production use on Centos 6 or 7.
>>> Thanks again Johnny for all your effort with this.
>>> Kind Regards,
>>> Keith Roberts
> We have released xen (4.4.x) for CentOS-6 in production and we maintain
> it via the Virtualization SIG, which uses this list. The released
> version lives on mirror.centos.org and the RPMs are here:
> We also have a TESTING branch of xen 4.4 and 4.6rc for CentOS-7 in our
> Community Build System (CBS) here:
> Those are not really production ready .. but do currently work.
It’s nice to know Centos 6 is production ready now.
I might give it a spin on another OS partition, and see what results I get on a test server.
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