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How do I get Xen domU guests to have internet access?

How do I get Xen domU guests to have internet access? What tools can I use to diagnose the problem? Are there log files I can examine? (I'm new linux and networking and VMs. Please execuse me if I ...
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Xen: graphics passthrough. How it looks from the host?

I'm starting to think to install Xen as a main hypervisor; and I need to have a single Win7 client with access to (primary, single) physical GPU with accelerated graphics support. Now, am I right ...
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Ubuntu XenServer / XenCenter brp5p1 vs xenbr0 bridges

I'm new to virtualization. Looking to put my toe in the water with a very simple Xen setup. I roughly followed the recipe here using: ubutu 13.10 dom0 Xen 4.3.0 Xen Center 6.2 So far, everything ...
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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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How to configure Open vSwitch bridge to make all ports trunked?

I am trying to configure open vSwitch on a XenServer install to trunk all ports with VLANs. How would I make it so that whenever a new VM is added the port that is connected to it is automatically ...
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Two different GPUs, one [virtual] monitor on windows 7

i have two GPUs on my windows 7 guest configuration, one is virtual, but looks like a real one for windows (Cirrus VGA from qemu/XEN setup), and one is fully real, Radeon HD7870, which is dedicated ...
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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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How do I change a linux kernel for an EC2 friendly version?

I have to get an old image from a physical ubuntu (dapper) box into AWS. The software stack and applications are not exactly contemporary so I have tried to do a P2V to AWS dd'd the /dev/sda volume ...
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bridging virtual machines on xen

I have a dedicated server, running xen and a few virtual machines set up as separate entities with their own IP addresses. I have about 16Gb RAM left, and I would like to create a few more virtual ...
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1answer
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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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How can I run Xen on LiveCD?

I made a Debian LiveCD using Isolinux bootloader and I need run Xen from this liveCD, but only syslinux seems offer support for Xen with "mboot.32" module, I don't see nothing about isolinux. Is it ...
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Ctrl+alt+f1 in xen not working

My host is a Fedora 18 and the guest a CentOS 6.2, I'm using virt-manager as a gui tool to manage the virtual machines, when I send the ctrl+alt+f1 signal, screen shows unreadable liness, the same ...
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Debian DomU on Debian Dom0

I've set up xen on a Debian squeeze DomU and it seems to be working. I followed the this guide The problem I have is when I try to start the VM and attach the console using xm create -c ...
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Can't start a XEN VM - VM name already exists

I've setup xen on ubuntu, created a couple of vms, started and stopped them. But now when I try to start one of them I get: VmError: VM name 'vps.lisignoli.net' already exists It doesn't show up on ...
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Does Xen Support VMs with multiple monitors?

In short, I would like to know if Xen VMs support multiple monitors. I'm interested in setting up a linux box that will achieve the following: 1 VM that utilizes a triple-monitor display (Linux) 1 ...
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368 views

Local desktop virtualization with XEN / XCP

From what I gathered it is possible to use XCP or XEN for local desktop virtualization so that local machine runs both host (type 1 hypervisor) and guest. I'd like to use local machine (laptop), XEN ...
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XEN 4.1.3 on OpenSuSE 12.2 not seeing keyboard of Dell XPS 1330

The title really says it all. When booting the XEN Hypervisor kernel, everything works flawlessly, except that the keyboard is not seen at all. If I plug a USB keyboard, it is recognized and I can ...
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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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1answer
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Xen Server: Missing Physical CPU

One of our Xen server is built on HP blade. Which is having 2 Quad core Physical CPU. On the Xen it is showing only one CPU, it should show 8 CPUs. processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu ...
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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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486 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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Combining multiple linux boxes and create VMs out of it

I am running on Ubuntu. I have a set of linux machines (5 to 6 machines). Which I want to combine as a single resource pool and on demand create multiple virtual instances of machines out of it. ...
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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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Is there any way to run 64bit Virtual Machine on 64bit processor without hardware virtualization (amd-v, vt-x)?

We have a 64bit virtual machine (CentOS) that we'd like to run on 64bit host-machine (may be running under any OS), but that host-machine doesn't support hardware virtualization, which, you know, ...
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365 views

XEN killed my laptop

I need to setup a XEN-Server in order to create a virtualized environment. I have successfully done this in a desktop pc but now when I installed the same in my Dell Inspiron laptop, the installation ...
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1answer
179 views

Xen - virt-install fails

I am trying to setup a Xen DomU using virt-install --prompt After answering the usual questions the installation image is being downloaded from the internet. Then after 'Creating storage file' and ...
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1answer
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Xen on bare metal, multiple guest OSes — is 3D acceleration on each OS possible?

I have a desktop PC (Athlon 64, 2 cores). I want: to run Windows (Vista most likely) with full 3D support for video games and Youtube, to also run Debian GNU/Linux with 3D support for work, maybe ...
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335 views

How to run a executable in DomU from Dom0?

I'm running Xen on centOS. I've no GUI and I would like to run a executable file on a virtual machine (Domain-U/Guest Domain) from Domain-0. Is it possible to do this? Some more Information I'm ...
2
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1answer
228 views

How to set up dedicated Hard Disk to a VM?

I'm running CentOS with Xen hypervisor. I've two virtual machines running on it (2 DomU and obviously 1 Dom0). I've two hard disks that I'm trying to dedicate exclusively to each of the DomU. This is ...
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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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561 views

AMD bulldozer on XEN server [closed]

I'm planning to setup an home server for testing purposes, therefore I going to need a lot of power, and I was wondering if Xen Server supports the new AMD Bulldozer architecture(which has 8 physical ...
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1answer
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What is the Xen/Citrix equivalent of VMware workstation?

Does Xen/Citrix have a workstation/desktop tool to run virtual machines on top of an existing OS? My host machine is Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate.
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Xen for a Windows/Linux desktop machine

So here's the deal: For some time, I've been running Windows as my main desktop OS with Gentoo Linux in a VM. I've been thinking that running the systems concurrently in a hypervisor instead of one on ...
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1answer
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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 an OS ...
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1answer
761 views

Xen not running hvms (but CPU supports vmx)

I am trying to create an HVM DomU on a Centos5 system. When I run the command virt-install -n build1a -r 2048 --vcpus=4 --os-type=linux --hvm --disk path=/dev/guests/build1a --network=bridge:eth0 ...
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My KVM is not perform that good as announce

I am using normal PC with the following specifications: Intel Core 2 6600 @ 2.40GHz RAM: 2G Motherboard: Intel DG965RY HDD: 7200 rpm @ 250G I have enabled Intel VT in BIOS setting. I install the ...
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1answer
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Installing Xen: choosing a host, seeking tutorial

I want to install Xen on my PC, but I don't know where to start. Basic usages: Install two OSs (Linux, Ubuntu or Fedora), one for Database server, one for HTTP server (PHP). Install one Windows ...
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Looking for tips: building a workstation around Xen and GPU pass-through

I'm building my new home machine right now and as usual this will be a heavily overloaded workstation that will serve as development and testing machine, file server and game console (plus I'm adding ...
2
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2answers
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Is it possible to run windows under Paravirtualized Xen?

Is it possible to run windows under paravirtualized xen? Linux is possible because you can modify it. If you cannot run windows then what are the other alternatives to improve I/O performance?
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Para-virtualized Operating System under Xen

If I want to run a guest Operating System on Xen, then should it be a para-virtualized Operating System? How can I make an Operating System para-virtualized? Are there any tools?
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1answer
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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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3answers
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Can I use DirectX Graphics in Windows with Xen Virtualization?

I want to setup a server on my home network running both Windows and Linux simultaneously (no dual boot). I plan to use the Linux instance as a File Server, and the Windows installation will mainly be ...
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1answer
454 views

Difference between virt-image and virt-clone

I was reading about virt-manager. However I was really confused between virt-image and virt-clone. Can anyone tell more about it or redirect me to some links that might help me. My requirement is to ...
2
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1answer
280 views

Solutions for virtualized Windows on Linux. Good performance needed

What are good solutions for virtualized Windows on Linux? I need good system performance. I use Xen for Linux virtualization on my work machines, can Xen be used for Windows as well? I also used ...
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Compressing CentOS VHD on XenServer

I'm using XenServer 5.6 as bare-metal hypervisor and CentOS 5.3 as guest OS. Because of our custom CentOS edition partitioning features, volume size required to install it fluctuate in range from 60 ...
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1answer
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What desktop chipsets support AMD's Rapid Virtualization Indexing?

Rapid Virtualization Indexing (RVI) is a hardware virtualization feature that can potentially give significant performance improvement. Intel's equivalent is Extended Page Tables. See ...
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virt-install error: Host does not support any virtualization options

Completed CentOS 5.4 perfect install from howtoforge.com (ISPConfig 3). I have ISPConfig 3 deployed with a handful of sites. I installed xen: yum install xen kernel-xen I installed the recommended ...
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VMWare Player for Xen

What is the parallel of VMWare Player in the Xen line of products? I.e. what do I need to run a virtual machine inside my laptop or desktop computer?