[CentOS] [SOLVED - Sort Of] Installing a new VM on a xen box.

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Thu Oct 9 21:05:54 UTC 2008

Kai Schaetzl wrote:

> I would hope that it actually offers just "faster", but AFAIK that is what
> it doesn't. AFAIK a PV CentOS 5 on Xen runs much better and faster than in
> KVM. Is that true? I've used KVM only once for a non-PV guest (old Suse
> System) and not with the kernel module.

I think KVM is still probably at least a year away from being
really usable outside of specialized edge cases. In the meantime
development will shift away from the free Xen causing it to
mostly stagnate and onto KVM.


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