[CentOS] Any compelling reasons to upgrade to 5

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Tue Mar 27 09:58:16 UTC 2007

Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-03-26 at 10:51 -0700, Bart Schaefer wrote:
>>On 3/26/07, Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu <m3freak at thesandhufamily.ca> wrote:
>>>It's not the full Xen - just a xenified kernel that will allow CentOS
>>>4.5 to run seamlessly as a domU on CentOS 5.
>>Which version of Xen is in RH5 then?  I read that Xen 3.0 can run
>>unmodified linux kernels ... is a modified 4.5 kernel *required* or
>>just better-performing?
> I think the CentOS 4.5 domUs will have to be paravirtualized, and CentOS
> 5 domUs can be either paravirtualized or fully virtualized.  But, don't
> take my word for it.

I won't. The modified kernels are only required for paravirtualised 
guests. I'm hoping they will work for the host too:-)



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