The world of OpenStack moves quickly.
If you’re currently running a Xen hypervisor on a Fedora release before 22, stay put for now.
Xen’s latest vulnerability, XSA-108, has generated a lot of buzz over the last week.
After having some interesting discussions last week around KVM and Xen performance improvements over the past years, I decided to do a little research on my own.
Citrix has some helpful documentation online about configuring remote syslog support for XenServer using the XenCenter GUI.
After upgrading my Fedora 20 Xen hypervisor to virt-manager 1.
I’ve written about installing Xen on Fedora 19 and earlier versions on this blog before.
I was shocked to see Robyn Bergeron’s email today about Seth Vidal’s passing.
It’s been a little while since I last posted about installing Xen on Fedora, so I figured that Fedora 19’s beta release was as good a time as any to write a new post.
Although GRUB 2 does give us some nice benefits, changing its configuration can be a bit of a challenge if you’re used to working with the original GRUB for many, many years.
LVM snapshots can be really handy when you’re trying to take a backup of a running virtual machine.
If you try to run Xen without libvirt on Fedora 17 with SELinux in enforcing mode, you’ll be butting heads with SELinux in no time.
After I wrote a post about my kickstart update for Fedora 17, I asked if anyone wanted a XVA export of a working Fedora 17 instance.
Getting XenServer installed on some unusual platforms takes a bit of work and the AOpen MP57 is a challenging platform for a XenServer 6.
Getting Fedora 16 working in XenServer isn’t the easiest thing to do, but I’ve put together a repository on GitHub that should help.
Although Citrix recommends against using software RAID with XenServer due to performance issues, I’ve had some pretty awful experiences with hardware RAID cards over the last few years.
XenServer 6 is a solid virtualization platform, but the installer doesn’t give you many options for customized configurations.
Fedora 15 was released with some updates to allow for consistent network device names.
Quite a few people who couldn’t make it to Xen Summit 2011 this year asked me to write a post summarizing my takeaways from the event.
If you haven’t noticed already, full Xen dom0 support was added in the Linux 3.
On most systems, using Fedora’s preupgrade package is the most reliable way to update to the next Fedora release.
Installing Xen can be a bit of a challenge for a beginner and it’s made especially difficult by distribution vendors who aren’t eager to include it in their current releases.
The discussions about the paravirt_ops, or “pvops”, support in upstream kernels at Xen Summit 2010 last month really piqued my interest.
After running sar on my new slice from SliceHost*, I noticed a new column called steal.