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Need commands to fetch Guest VM OS version from Xen and KVM

I m looking for the commands that can be executed to fetch the OS Version of the VMs running on the below Hypervisors. Xen (Not the citrix Xen server, but the Xen Sever hosted on a ubuntu Machine) ...
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How to integrate libvirt with libxl of Xen 4.4?

I'm running Xen 4.4 with Ubuntu 14.04 without any problems, like this: root@hyper-xen-1:~# xl li Name ID Mem VCPUs State Time(s) Domain-0 ...
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Copying modules to another system

I configured and made a custom kernel from vanilla kernel downloaded from kernel.org. Now I ported it to another machine with simple 'vmlinuz' and 'initrd.img' copying and some grub config done. (...
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virt-manager can't connect to xen

When I try to connect to my XEN domain with virtmanager on Ubuntu 14.04 I just get the following error: Unable to connect to libvirt. internal error: libxenlight state driver is not active Verify ...
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How do I set up a KVM/NVidia Passthrough virtual machine for gaming?

I've seen a guide or two that seems to be replicated around on the internet on setting up KVM to use passthrough for Nvidia. It seems to require 2 video cards. Is it possible to do it with 1 video ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, Xen 4.4 and XAPI toolstack

Just decided to start over with XEN on a completly different box I have. In preparation, I started to look into the package details based on information found on both the Ubuntu howto wiki for Xen ...
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Xen 4.4 (64-bit) is not working on Ubuntu 14.04, xl fails

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop 64-bit with LVM option selected during installation. Then the first thing I did was installation of xen hypervisor. sudo apt-get install xen-hypervisor-4....
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If I convert my Ubuntu into Xen hypervizor, will I lose access to the bcache devices?

I'd like to test Xen a little. For obvious reasons I cannot do it under VirtualBox (or can I?) As I understand, Xen works by changing the kernel, thus possibly interfering with the custom kernel ...
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Why can't I boot into xen?

I started out with a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 server set up on a 10GB LVM partition. The only other thing I did was to then install the xen-hypervisor: sudo apt-get install xen-hypervisor-amd64 ...
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Cant access ubuntu GUI from XEN

I have ubuntu server installed on my XEN server. Now due to some reasons i need to configure some GUI based application on Ubuntu so for that i installed ubuntu-desktop via apt-get. Now when i want ...
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No Dom0 in “virsh list”

Basically I am trying to setup a cloud with Ubuntu 12.04, Eucalyptus and Xen. I have installed Xen. Now when I run xm list command, it shows Domain-0 is running. But when I try with virsh list, ...
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How to expand the ext4 partition of virtualized Ubuntu running on top of CentOS/QEMU?

My company is running Xen--VMs run on top of CentOS/QEMU. Recently a customer using virtualized Ubuntu asked that his HDD space be increased. Now, with Windows, this is a joke. You type the new size ...
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Virtualizing Windows and Ubuntu with Xen [duplicate]

Alright, so I'm constantly switching between Windows and Linux, and I'd love to be able to just switch whenever I need without a full reboot, and after a bit of research I came up with xen. I found ...
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Where to find xen/common/schedule.c

I have installed xen and its working and I have made domu also. But I need to make changes in scheduler of xen and thats why I need to find xen/common/schedule.c. In my friend's computer if he is ...
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Can Ubuntu JeOS work with Xen?

Can I install Ubuntu as Minimal Virtual Install (formarly called Ubuntu JeOS1) on Xen hypervisor or not? Does it only support KVM and VMware? 1. Ubuntu JeOS a version of Ubuntu that can be installed ...
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Xen 4.3.0 does not boot. No files in /boot/xen/

Does anybody know how to install Xen 4.3.0 on Ubuntu Precise? I'm compiling from source and all seems fine but it does not boot into the hypervisor. No files appear in '/boot/xen/' with a *.gz ...
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Selective package updates through apt-get

I'd like to install a newer package (xen-tools) from Quantal via apt-get. The package is called xen-tools. It doesn't contain any compiled sources. I need it on Precise because you cannot use xen-...
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kernel panic error in ubuntu 12.10

Before installing xen hypervisor my ubuntu 12.10 was working fine, but after installing xen I am unable to boot my ubuntu. The error is: /bin/sh:error while loading shared liberaries:libc.so.6 cannot ...
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xen issues in wubi ubuntu 12.10

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Windows 7 from Wubi. Now I want to install Xen on it. I have searched a lot and read many blog. I tried to install but when I run a command xm list to check ...
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XEN VGA Passthrough reboot DomU error

I currently have the following XEN Setup: XEN 4.2.1 Kernel 3.8.0-25, self compiled with XEN PCI Backend include in the kernel AMD HD6450 AMD HD6850 ASRock87Z Extreme6 iCore 4770 (not K!) Goal ist to ...
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How to setup non-local bridged network for Xen?

I've had an absolute nightmare the past 5 days trying to set up the proper bridged networking for Xen. I've tried so many guides and all have failed to provide a solution for my specific question. ...
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Why is /etc/network/interfaces ignored?

I've been searching the internet for the last 2 hours and can't seem to find a solution to the following problem. I just installed Xen in a fresh Xubuntu 13.04 and in order to setup the networking, I ...
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Virtualization on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

We plan to introduce virtualization on our 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server so that we can run, in different VMs, a file server for our staff and some development machines for our IT team (code ...
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How to install Xencenter on Ubuntu 12.10

I want to install Xencenter on Ubuntu 12.10. I've tried a lot of solutions, even Wine, but no luck this far. How do I install Xenceter on Ubuntu 12.10?
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Setting up Xen VGA Passthrough With Two Different Video Card

While I have learned that you must use two different video cards to utilize Xen's VGA Passthrough, I am curious if you can do this with different video cards from the same manufacturer. Specifically, ...
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After upgrading a VM to 12.04 my eth0 MAC is all zeroes

I did a series of upgrades from 10.04 to 12.04 on a VM under Xen virtualisation. Now for some reason eth0 won't start up, ifconfig says mac address is 00:00:00:00:00:00, I've tried setting the address ...
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“(XEN) Not enough memory to relocate the dom0 Kernel image” (not iSCSI/HBA issue)

I'm trying to isntall Xen on ubuntu 12.04 LTS for the first time (running on blade server, 8GB ram, without the naughty iscsi controller, running LSISAS1064E) I've followed the official ubuntu ...
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ubuntu 12.04LTS libvirt no conenction driver available

I am trying to setup a vm using xen under ubuntu 12.04LTS. I have installed the default libvirt version but I have some errors when trying to run: $ virsh -c <uri> list the errors are: error:...
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Xen - install fully paravirtualized Ubuntu - no virtual kernel in bootloader

I followed this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Xen I managed to get 99% the way through it, but it appears the xen-netboot image doesnt install a virtual kernel (it says 'generic' at the end ...
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ubuntu 10.04 xen default version

What is the default xen version from ubuntu 10.04? The idea is that I need an ubuntu version where I can install with no problems xen 3.x.
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How do I set up a xen bridge?

I have been reading various pages on how to set up the network for xen. Unfortunately, none of them actually have a full example config. They clearly show what the xenbr0 section should look like, but ...
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ubuntu 12.10, 12.04 “Unable to find medium containing a live file system”

When installing ubuntu via xen i get Unable to find medium containing a live file system i go the iso from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop and have been following this tuorial https://...
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Ubuntu 12.04 as Xen Dom0 with GUI

i will create a homeserver with Xen who has a graphical user interface (for watching tv, browse the internet etc). The problem is, if i install xen after my Ubuntu Desktop install, my (dom0) Ubuntu ...
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Creating block devices for openstack deployment using MAAS and juju (nova-volume deployment)

I'm currently trying to get a openstack deployment working by using MAAS with 9 nodes and juju. To do this I found this guide, working with ubuntu 12.04 LTS and followed it as good as I can. After a ...
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Debootstrap chroot Installation Error

During initial installation (using both Network installation and CD ISO) of Ubuntu Server 12.04.1 LTS (64-bit) as a guest VM on XenServer 6.1 I'm getting this error: Debootstrap warning Warning: ...
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Ubuntu Server 12 not spawning a serial ttyS0 when running on Xen

I have this problem on more than one host, so the specific hardware is not an issue. Bare metal Ubuntu 12 is not creating a login process on the only serial port, in the default configuration. The ...
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Blinking Cursor when Booting into Xen 4.1 with 3.2.0-32-generic Kernel

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto a machine with an AMD Athlon II x4 620 cpu, Gigabyte GA-MA785GMT-UD2H motherboard, and 16 GB of RAM. 12.04 boots fine with the 3.2.0-29-generic and 3.2.0-32-generic ...
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Memory management in Xen

I understand that xen allocates all the physical memory requirement of the guest when started. Also it maintain a shadowing page table (I'm assuming it uses struct page_info to maintain this. Am I ...
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How do I auto-start Xen guests on boot?

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu Server 12.04 and permanently run a Xen guest. We have migrated to the xl toolstack for Xen (from xm) as suggested which unlike xm does not have support for managed ...
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I want to install Xen to run Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 at the same time but I can't find any good tutorials

I'm wanting to use Xen Hypervisor to be able to run both Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 at the same time using virtualization. I can find plenty of XCP tutorials but I'm not looking to install the cloud ...
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Xen keeps making the time wrong on a Windows guest

Just upgraded our Ubuntu Server to 12.04.1 LTS. It runs a Xen VM, which is Windows Server 2008 R2 x64. We are using the xl toolchain for Xen. We are in the UK, which is currently GMT+1 (BST). The ...
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How to limit xen dom0 RAM to a certain amount?

How to limit xen dom0 RAM to a certain amount? When there was grub1 and a grub.cfg, I knew how, just add to the kernel options there. Now I have no clue. I have tried setting ...
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Can't boot --> PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel PXE ROM [closed]

Question: I recently installed Xen (paravirtualization) on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine. Ubuntu 12.04 worked excellently before, but afterwards, the trouble started. The laptop crashed every time I ...
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gvnccapture- Installation

I want to capture virtual machine screenshot. I have installed xen hypervisor and I am controlling my virtual machines using libvirt-php API. It has a function: libvirt_domain_get_screenshot($res);...
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Xorg and Virtualbox break after installing Xen

I installed XEN using these instructions https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Xen Now when I rebooted virtualbox doesnt work, X doesnt work, lightdm doesnt work How can I set it back to how it was ...
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Download softwares along with dependancy

I am trying to download xen hypervisor so that when ever Internet isn't available I can install it. I am using this: sudo apt-get download xen-hypervisor-4.1-i386 This will create a .deb file, but ...
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What is the “/dev/xvda1” device?

When I type mount on the root of my Ubuntu system I get the output /dev/xvdal on / type ext4 (rw,noatime) I want to know what is the meaning of /dev/xvdal in this?
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Libvirt-php Creating Domain

Could you tell me how to create a new domain? From PHP API Reference guide: http://libvirt.org/php/api-reference.html I have seen these functions: (i) libvirt_image_create($conn, $name, $size, $...
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Bridging: Loosing WLAN network connection with 4addr on option - Why?

Question: For use with my Xen VM, I need to create a virtual network interface (vif) that is bridged to wlan0. If in /etc/network/interfaces I add auto xenbr0 iface xenbr0 inet dhcp And ...
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Is there a better paravirtualization solution than Xen?

Question: I want to run a (para) virtual machine on my Linux console server. Catch-22 is that the processor does not support VTX/AMDv, so I have to use para virtualization instead of normal/hardware ...