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Xen credit scheduler, equal distribution?

Does Xen's credit scheduler assign an equal fraction of processor resources to each guest OS? I know the distrobution can be altered with weights, but, by default, is it equal? ...
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virsh - Failed to detach disk

I'm getting the following error when trying to detach a disk in virsh: virsh # detach-disk svr21 xvdb --persistent error: Failed to detach disk error: Requested operation is not valid: Xm driver only ...
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networking in virtualization

I have a redhat9 as guest and a fedora18 as host. the guest is connected to network but I'm not sure through bridge or nat. I just know that other machines can't ssh or ping it. because they are not ...
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Is it possible to a Xen guest to automatically grow or shrink (ballooning) its own assigned memory?

I know it is possible to change the amount of memory allocated to a Xen PVM guest on-the-fly, but this must be done outside the guest, at dom0. Is it possible to configure the PVM guest to ...
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XCP guest migration to another host

I have a question regarding XCP guest migration, I want to migrate guest systems between two different physical machines in different locations. I have found this article which relates to migration of ...
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Is it possible to use bare-metal XenServer's virtual machines on the same computer and how?

Can I install XenServer on a machine as a bare-metal installation and create and use its virtual machines on the same machine or I need to use the VMs with XenClient over a network connection? I mean ...
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'skb rides the rocket' in a Xen guest

I've just set up Ubuntu 13.10 server as a VM on my Ubuntu/Xen server, and I'm getting these weird lines in my guest's syslog. Nov 12 10:26:32 human kernel: [130782.315333] xennet: skb rides the ...
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xend.err 'Error creating domain: pool Pool-0 not activated while creating virtual machine

im trying to load virtualised system. while creating virtual machine got an error xend.err 'Error creating domain: pool Pool-0 not activated
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XEN Hypervisor migration

I know that there is no Type 2 hypervisor solution to run on an existing OS. What I'm wondering is, is there a server or a way to spin up and image locally on some sort of work station for development ...
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Is xen a good choice for what I'm going to make? [closed]

I want to build two machines inside a virtualization system like Xen, and I'm new with virtualization. The first machine is a Debian 6 server, which runs forwadding and acts as a firewall and proxy. ...
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Xen VGA Passthrough: integrated GPU for dom0 and PCI card for win guest?

I know you need at least two graphics cards for VGA passthrough... but I'm worried the integrated graphics card will get disabled once I plug in the PCI card. could xen (xcp) override this default ...
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Xen 4.2 on CentOs 6.3 : can't compile a libvirt 0.9.10 xen-activated?

I followed that tutorial for Xen 4.2 on CentOs 6.3. http://www.howtoforge.com/virtualization-with-xen-on-centos-6.3-x86_64-paravirtualization-and-hardware-virtualization When building a new libvirt ...
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Xen 4.1.2 error trying to set up remus

When I attempt to set up remus between two machines I get an error in the remus log file, I cant understand why it occurs, I have the same vms running on both systems, so attempted replication ...
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Expand ZFS pool after adding space in XenCenter

I have a FreeBSD VM that is running in XenCenter. I accidentally set it up with a ZFS file system (doesn't really matter, except that I dont know much about ZFS). I had initialized the VM with 10GB, ...
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Virtual machine interaction (not management) from host command line- possible?

I have a Virtual Machine running Linux. Is there any way for me to connect to a terminal on the VM OS from the host? For instance, AWS allows you to just ssh into virtualized OSes. How could I ...
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Building a virtual machine structure with Xen or VMware on a normal pc

I have a Acer Expire X3200 (AMD 64 Quad). Consider the pc completely empty. Is it possible to make this machine run a few virtual machines and how? By installing Debian with Xen? By installing ...
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515 views

Disable my nVidia video card driver in Linux

I'm trying to passthrough my nv video card to my domU, but I could not bind my video card to the pciback driver I only have one video card with the pci number 0000:03:00.0, so I used the following ...
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How to get the ip address of an VM in Xen without logging in?

I'm using xen virtualization with a dhcp server. Whenever I create a new VM an ipaddress is assigned by the dhcp server. I'm working remotely and have to use only command line, so logging into the VMs ...
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How to clone Windows 7 into a image file?

I want to clone my Windows 7 system into a image file and boot it from my Xen vm. Windows 7 has a boot partition and a system partition. I know there are plenty of tools in Linux that can clone a ...
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Xen domU start up hangs, cannot connect to vbd

I am trying to build a Xen domU on my Arch x64 Linux. I have started dom0 successfully. My Xen kernel version is Linux arch xen 3.2.9-1-ARCH, my domU config file is name = "arch0" memory = 256 kernel ...
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Updating grub2 in a Debian VM

I am running a series of debian server VMs under Xen. I am using pygrub, so the kernels and initrds are within the VM itself. I would like to continue using the automatic grub.cfg generation ...
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Why is a gratuitous ARP sent out after VM migration?

Is it because the MAC address of the VM changes?
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Virtual machines with failover setup

We have three servers and our plan is to run a number of virtual machines on them in such manner, that if one of the nodes blow up, we can either quickly or seamlessly get a spare running on another ...
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What are the requirments to installing Xen?

Do I need a base OS to install Xen or can I just install Xen as the core OS? I read that some people have tried installing Xen over Ubuntu but it didn't really work. So if I had to install anĀ OS ...
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Xen fails to boot (timeout mounting /dev/sda2)

I am new to Xen and trying to follow the guide from the Debian Wiki's Xen entry. I have installed squeeze on a VMware Workstation image with plenty of space. The file storage is over LVM. My newly ...
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Debian Lenny expects udev on a vps that doesn't support it

Primary symptom: /proc/self/fd is there and normally populated, however /dev/fd is not. Process substitution therefore fails, because bash wants to create files under /dev/fd. /dev/.static/ and ...
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Xen: Is it possible to run an installed Windows inside Xen?

Is it possible to run an already-installed Windows inside Xen, similar to how Parallels Desktop and VMware Fusion can run a bootcamp Windows as a VM on Mac OS? My plan is, in a few weeks when Windows ...