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Xen Virtualization by Prabhakar Chaganti

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Summary

In this chapter we created several different virtual machines or domUs that run different operating systems. We installed each of these domUs using different installation methods, so we could get a feel for the various different ways of creating guest domains in Xen.

  • We created an Ubuntu Feisty domU using the debootstrap tool for bootstrapping an Ubuntu install from scratch.
  • We created a NetBSD domain using an install image and the kernel image provided as a part of the NetBSD distribution.
  • We created a CentOS 4.4 server guest domain using qemu to install to a disk image, mounted the partitions from that disk image onto file system directories and used those directories to boot our CentOS 4.4 server from Xen.
  • We used a readily available Xen ...

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