Thursday, September 20, 2007

Install Xen 3.1 Solaris domU (64 bit) under CentOS 5 dom0 (64 bit)

In general installation bellow went the same way as [1]. However, several things
happened different from described in [1].
1. Installation didn't hang all way through.
2. To preserve "bootadm update-archive -R /a" work I had to force unmount /a

Original profile to create Solaris DomU :-

Start Solaris domU creating :-

# xm create -c OpenSol66Xen.cfg

It's important to select "Manual Reboot" :-

Full install has been selected:-

Installer never hanged during package installation phase,compare with [1] :-

Now drop to shell :-

Fixing problem with the OpenSolaris kernel not generating checksums for TCP and UDP packets.

Adding "set xnf:xnf_cksum_offload = 0" to /a/etc/system :-

Run "bootadm update-archive -R /a" and copy boot_archive to dom0 :-

Check file boot_archive in dom0:-

Unmount /a to be able shutdown Solaris domU :-

Now shutdown Solaris domU :-

Runtime profile for Solaris domU:-

Starting up Solaris PVM :-

# xm create -c OpenSol66Xen.cfg

SSH connection to Solaris domU :-

Install Xen 3.1 Solaris DomU (64 bit) at Debian Etch Dom0 (64 bit)

1.OpenSolaris Xen domU
2Xen 3.1 Binary installation on CentOS 5.0 & ASUS P5B Deluxe