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Old 02-21-2012, 10:56 AM   #1
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how to install XEN virtual server in centos 5

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I am trying to install xen virtual machine in centos 5 through rpm. but it was not success, some dependence is failed libvirt-python. Please help.......
Old 02-22-2012, 05:31 AM   #2
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If you are running CentOS then you have "YUM" command to install/remove packages:
#>yum search xen
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base:
base                                                                                                         | 1.1 kB     00:00     
=========================================================== Matched: xen ===========================================================
kernel-xen.i686 : The Linux kernel compiled for Xen VM operations
kernel-xen-devel.i686 : Development package for building kernel modules to match the kernel.
kmod-cmirror-xen.i686 : cmirror kernel module(s)
kmod-gfs-xen.i686 : gfs kernel module(s)
kmod-gnbd-xen.i686 : gnbd kernel module(s)
python-virtinst.noarch : Python modules and utilities for installing virtual machines
sblim-gather-plugins-virt.i386 : SBLIM Gatherer KVM/Xen plugins
sblim-gather-provider-plugins-virt.i386 : SBLIM Gatherer KVM/Xen provider plugins
virt-manager.i386 : Virtual Machine Manager
virt-what.i386 : Detect if we are running in a virtual machine
xen.i386 : Xen is a virtual machine monitor
xen-devel.i386 : Development libraries for Xen tools
xen-libs.i386 : Libraries for Xen tools
then you can install:
# yum install xen virt kernel-xen
good luck


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