[CentOS] Advice on upgrading packages

Dennis Gilmore dennis at ausil.us
Sun Mar 26 16:29:18 UTC 2006

On Sunday 26 March 2006 10:25, Maciej Żenczykowski wrote:
> > Dual boot ???
> >
> > FC5 has  Xen ... you can install CentOS  within FC5 using  XEN
> Indeed, but don't we need a xen-aware kernel?
> Would that be with FC5 or CentOS as the dom0?
> Would graphical X work in both OS's?
> [that actually doesn't matter all that much, you can use remote X or NX
> just fine for anything that isn't graphics intensive (ie only games), and
> you'd want to only run games in FC5 I'd assume anyway...
> Anybody know if the Xen in FC5 run WinXP on a normal cpu without
> virtualization extensions?
you can only run an unmodified os in xen  with cpu virtualization.  so if you 
want to run an unmodified CentOS  you need a cpu  that has virtualization 
extensions.  the only other way to do it  is patch xen into the CentOS kernel

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