[CentOS] CentOS 5 - Xen and Vmware Server

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Tue Oct 16 10:51:43 UTC 2007

Bruno Sousa wrote:
> Well,
> I have installed CentOS with XEN support, but the vmware doesn't work at all.
> When i push the start button in the vmware, after some minutes, it gives me na error, telling that vmware process died.
> The host is a dual quad-core 2.6GHZ with 8GB ram, and i would like to get into XEN, but i need to have vmware as well.

There is not any way (that I know of) to run VMWare and a Xen host on
the same machine.  To run a Xen host, you need the Xen kernel, and
VMWare does not run on that kenrel.

I can verify that it does not work.

You will probably need another machine.

> -----Mensagem original-----
> De: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] Em nome de Michael Watters
> Enviada: segunda-feira, 15 de Outubro de 2007 20:18
> Para: CentOS mailing list
> Assunto: Re: [CentOS] CentOS 5 - Xen and Vmware Server
> Bruno Sousa wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> Is it possible to run in at the same time Xen and Vmware, under the 
>> same physical host?
>> Best regards,
>> Bruno Sousa
> I don't see why not.  Install the xen kernel and then install VMware, shouldn't be that difficult.

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