FreeBSD DomU: Upgrade from 7.2 to 8.0

Alexander Johannes alex at
Tue Jul 20 15:21:31 UTC 2010


Am 20.07.2010 um 13:53 schrieb Michael MacLeod:

> If you're booting the XEN kernel, it's going to need to be running in
> paravirtualized mode. It lacks drivers for non-XEN devices. Also, I  
> have
> found the XEN kernel running in paravirtualized mode to be nowhere  
> near
> stable enough for production use.

Thanks for clarifying this.

So good news is: i don't need to install a XEN-Kernel. Bad news:  
GENERIC won't boot out of the box.

> I have used 8.0 with the GENERIC kernel in
> several domUs (running on Xen 3.4.2 and 4.0) successfully.

My provider is using XEN 3.3.1 - are there any known problems?

> This config file will work for an 8.0 box:

I have to ask my provider for that.

After a litte digging i also found the configuration for a XENHVM- 


Is this one maybe worth a try?



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