[CentOS] yum can't find xen package?

Kent Watsen kent at watsen.net
Sat Oct 1 18:05:34 UTC 2005

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:

>On Sat, 2005-10-01 at 10:46 -0700, Kent Watsen wrote:
>>I just installed CentOS 4.1 for the first time - I did a "minimal 
>>install"...  Now I'm trying to install Xen - according to several online 
>>resources I should just be able to run `yum install xen`, but yum never 
>>finds the package - though tcpdump shows http traffic going to 
>Which badly-mistaken online resources would those be? CentOS 4 doesn't
>have Xen.
My starting reference was 
http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/DistributionSupport, which suggests 
following the same installation procedure as for Fedora, but extended 
searches revealed other successes:


Should I try the RPM from a certain upstream distribution provider?  How 
do I know which version I should grab?


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