[CentOS] Xen Install manager won't let me install anything.
pasik at iki.fi
Thu May 5 13:09:38 UTC 2011
On Thu, May 05, 2011 at 12:45:41AM -0400, Martes G Wigglesworth wrote:
> Greetings all.
> I am attempting to install dom-u guests on a vanilla install of Centos
> 5.6. I am attempting to use the Xen Manager and it 1) won't let me
> choose ANYTHING but network install, which is quite odd to say the
> least, and 2) won't let my freebsd install iso complete. I am a novice
> with Xen, however, it doesn't make sense even in the most minimally
> supported system that it would default to a more complex install method
> such as "network," or "PXE" why does the Centos install of Xen Manager
> installation wizard force you to only choose network install?
It sounds like your hardware does not have HVM support,
which means you can only run PV VMs.
Installation for PV (paravirtualized) VMs is only supported
by using netinstall in virt-manager.
HVM (fully virtualized) VMs can be installed from ISO image.
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