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bridge does not forwarding packets centos

I am using CentOS 6.5 64 and use xen to create a virtual machine (CentOS) ifconfig [root@CentOS ~]# ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 08:00:27:54:B3:FA inet6 addr: ...
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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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Archipel / Xen Orchestra

I'm hoping you can help me to get my head around this! We want to start using virtualisation. We intend to rent a large server in a datacentre and use this. I was excited to see that XenServer is ...
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Can I give the partitions in my xen guests friendly names?

I've got a bunch of LVM logical volumes on a machine running Xen, with descriptive names like "photos". When I attach them to a Xen guest, the standard is to give them unmemorable names like xvda1, ...
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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 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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Difference between Xen hypervisor and Xen server

Like title suggests...something is not very clear to me. I am used to virtualbox and vmware, now I'd like to use xen but...I find two different websites, hypervisor and server. What's the difference? ...
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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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How do different virtual machines handle CPU scheduling?

When you give a guest multiple virtual CPUs (vCPU) the virtual machine has to assign them to physical CPUs (pCPU). I'm can't find any info on how most VMs handle this. There are 2 broad categories: ...
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Mount volume group(OnApp)

I am attempting to get OnApp setup in a lab using the following documents: OnApp Installation Guide I am one step away from success and to my knowledge based on the information given and my(limited) ...
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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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Customizing XenServer partitions

I wanted to install XenServer onto a hard disk with existing data on it, by customizing the partitioning and LVM volumes, but I found that the Anaconda installer does not seem to provide any options ...
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Running Xen with Virtualbox

I am researching building a new machine for software development. My requirements: Linux base OS Windows 7 VM for Photoshop CS5 Various Linux VMs for DB server, application server, etc No gaming ...
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How to prepare a Centos ISO for creation of Xen domU guest with xl (not xm or virt-install)

I'm tearing my hair out. I will be scripting the creation of large numbers of small HVM (not PV) customer xen CentOS 6.5 guests on a CentOS 6.5 dom0. I therefore do not want to use virt-manager (I'm ...
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XEN Storage Repository (xe se-create) on Encrypted Raid 5 with LVM fails/resync

I am messing around with an ubuntu 13.04 installation. What I have: XEN Software Raid 5 LVM on top What I want: A storage repository for XEN as a logical volume The issue: "sr" does not work ...
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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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Xenserver 6.2 has trouble booting Linux live discs

I recently installed Xencenter 6.2. I was able to install and configure a Windows VM. However, whenever I boot different Linux distros after the boot menu (syslinux or whatever) the disc always locks ...
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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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Combining routing and bridging in xen hypervisor

Typical way to combine routing and bridging in xen is described here. (DomU's sharing one virtual bridge device, which is routed to outside network ). I want to make it another way: some DomU's need ...
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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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Monitoring performance metrics from Xen (xend) with Java

I need to write a Java application that is collecting and monitoring (remotely and local) performance informations and metrics from a Xen hypervisor. This Java application should fetch the same ...
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Where to get an Ubuntu image for OpenStack running on XenServer

So... I installed XenServer 6.2. I installed OpenStack via DevStack (https://github.com/openstack-dev/devstack/blob/master/tools/xen/README.md). It successfully configured the OpenStack dashboard. I ...
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Can you run Xen on FreeNAS?

I've seen lots of posts about running FreeNAS in a virtual enviroment but none about using FreeNAS as a host, is this possible? Ideally I would like to buy a HBA card which supports ISCSI passthough ...
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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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How much performance reduction is ok for a linux router?

I am having thew following (simplified) setup: I have a private Subnet where my PC is located. The subnet goes over a virtualized server into the internet. The server uses internally two subnets: One ...
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Unable to see video from Xen graphical console

I have Xen running on Lubuntu except that I can't see anything on the console. How do I fix this? It says "Graphical Console is not yet active for guest" Thanks.
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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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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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XenServer 6.2 KVMoIP remote install - Won't boot into install

I've had my hosting provider download and burn me a CD/DVD of XenServer 6.2 twice now and it is still not booting properly. I get so far as to reach a 'boot:' prompt with a number of installation ...
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Why does Debian crashes with OOM

I recently upgraded my server from Debian squeeze i386 to wheezy amd64 by reinstalling and reconfigurating. Additionally I wanted to be able to start virtual guests, so I installed XEN, too. I got ...
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XenServer Storage Repository Encryption

Is there any way that I can convert an existing storage repository to an encrypted storage repository that requires a password to be mounted on reboot? Thanks for your help.
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blkid not returning the correct UUID/label for drive

I have 7 drives in my server (running Debian Wheezy as dom0 for a Xen hypervisor): An 80GB system drive, 3 x 2TB drives, a 1TB drive and 2x 500GB drives. The 2TB drives are all part of an mdadm RAID ...
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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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Cannot login to Xen guest pv

I've followed this guide to setup a Xen server and my first PV Guest. On the host system I only have two users, root and benny. I usually work through benny. After creating a .cfg for my new pv ...
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Can I change the filename of my ssh public/private key pair?

I created a public/private key pair: ssh-keygen -t rsa -C "me@example.com" I gave a different key file name than id_rsa since I wanted to create a new separate key from my normal identity. I gave ...
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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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How to establish fully gpu-accelerated session to localhost xen virtual machine via RDP or VNC?

Done so far: I have setup xen-hypervisor on LinuxMint and successfully passed through my secondary GPU HD6850 to virtual machine running windows 7 Ultimate. The card is successfully recognized from ...
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Fixing Windows 7 BSOD Stop 0x7B in a Xen VM after migration from physical partition to a logical volume

I had been dual booting my laptop ( Sony Vaio-VGNCR26B ), with the two os's being Win7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ( I think this is referred to 12.04.1 LTS now ). Previously, I had been able to boot the ...
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How to install Xen (XCP-XAPI) on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server?

How to install Xen (XCP-XAPI) on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server in a cross platform approach (Windows and Linux users)? I need a complete and comprehensive guide on the subject covering all steps necessary ...
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Virtualizing nVidia GPU in Citrix XenServer with Ubuntu VM

At work we've got a host machine running Citrix XenServer 6.1 and we're planning on getting an nVidia Tesla M2070Q card for it so we can run some CUDA code. I'm wondering if anyone has ever done this ...
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PXE boot with VMware like Xen

Citrix XenServer has a really nice feature where, when creating a new virtual machine, you can manually set PXE options, and you don't need to have a dedicated machine for holding PXE boot loaders and ...
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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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Arch Linux PV Template for Citrix Xenserver

I'm looking for an Arch Linux PV template for Citrix Xenserver 6.2. The problem is that my infrastructure doesn't support HVM, so the usual route of bare install and then configure isn't an option ...
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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 ...