[CentOS] First problem with new xen repo

Wed Jun 26 05:37:26 UTC 2013
C. L. Martinez <carlopmart at gmail.com>

On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 2:18 AM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
> On 06/22/2013 01:05 PM, C. L. Martinez wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>  I am trying to test new xen packages from official centos repos. This
>> centos 6.4 x86_64 host is my main virt platform at home (KVM based).
>>  My idea is to use kvm and xen in this same host (using init level 3
>> for kvm and init level 4 for xen), but when I try to install xen
>> packages (using the procedure described in wiki), xen installs new
>> kernel and tries to remove my kvm-kernel aware (remember, official
>> kernel from centos repos).
>>  From my point of view, it is not admissible.
>>  Do I need to do another complete centos OS install to use xen
>> packages?? Is not possible to use both kernels with only one OS
>> install??
> There are known issues with the xen and KVM on the same base machine ...
> the xen version qemu and the kvm version of qemu clash as does the
> libvirt-daemon-kvm and some of the other packages in the main distro.
> We know this happens, and we may try to work on it in the future, but
> for now KVM and Xen on the same base machine is not supported.
> The kernel would do KVM though, just not all the packages will install
> if you are installing xen as well.

Sorry for my late response. Thanks Johnny, I will do a second
installation to test new xen repo ...