Install OpenSolaris 2008/05 DomU at Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop (Server) Xen 3.2 Dom0 (both 64-bit)

Posted by dba477 on May 27, 2008 6:29 PM EDT; By Boris Derzhavets
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Instructions mentioned bellow in general follow up the ones in my previous post, regarding OpenSolaris 2008/05 DomU at Xen 3.2.1 CentOS 5.1 Dom0 (64-bit). However, Xen 3.2.1 Dom0 had been built on CentOS 5.1 from the source obtained by cloning Mercurial Install Xen on Ubuntu 8.04 had been performed from Ubuntu Repositories and the patched as usual.

Current install is targeting test Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop (Server) Xen 3.2 Dom0 (amd64) with DomU a bit different form regular SNV87(89) DomU due to ZFS file system has been utilized for root in OS 2008/05. Ubuntu 8.04 allows utilize "pygrub" (vs CentOS 5.1) for initial load from Live CD , but for runtime it is still useless (no ZFS support for pygrub in Xen 3.2.0 ).

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