[Mageia-discuss] Mageia Xen Images

Maarten Vanraes alien at rmail.be
Fri Apr 6 17:45:16 CEST 2012

Op vrijdag 06 april 2012 16:23:44 schreef Josh King (dotmil):
> On 04/06/2012 01:23 AM, Maarten Vanraes wrote:
> > Op vrijdag 06 april 2012 06:14:50 schreef Josh King (dotmil):
> >> Do Mageia Xen Images exist anywhere yet? I have a company I work closely
> >> with who is considering offering them as part of their VPS lineup. But 2
> >> questions, first do they exist and second, would there be any demand?
> >> 
> >> Any inputs on either are greatly appreciated.
> >> 
> >> Thanks!
> > 
> > do you mean dom0 host support? or guest support?
> > 
> > normal kernels should all have guest support, so you can easily install
> > them.
> > 
> > unless you mean some prebuild mageia image files?
> > 
> > i donno if there would be demand, but you can build an image yourself if
> > you want.
> Sorry I wasn't clear. I'm looking for guest support, and was hoping
> someone had already built one. I have a company that would be wiling to
> provide Xen guests for VPS's, but is undermanned and cannot dedicate
> resources to building one that could be easily deployed.
> While I could go ahead and create a guest, I guess I'm wondering if
> there are any special requirements ffor such a guest so it can be
> re-used by other hosting companies (hopefully).
> Thanks!

i don't think anything special is required, the necessary guest drivers and 
xen specific stuff should already be in standard kernel/standard install

i would think an install from iso/network should be easily doable and you 
won't loose that much time with it...

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