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Why do I get disk I/O errors booting the 3.2 kernel on a xen vps server?

I have a xen vps, which I just upgraded to the new LTS 12 Precise Pangolin. However, I see this error on booting: [ 12.848076] end_request: I/O error, dev xvda, sector 12841 [ 12.848093] ...
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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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Web-based Xen hypervisor

I want to make users to be able to create and manage virtual machines from a web-based interface. I have installed Xen hypervisor on my Ubuntu machine I have installed Apache webserver and all the ...
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How do I install Ubuntu in Xen virtual machine?

Installing Xen on a host machine is easy, but installing an operating system inside a Xen virtual machine is poorly documented. Assume that the system I wish to setup: uses paravirtualization. uses ...
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2nd graphic board to work with XEN virtualisation?

I plan to use XEN to work in 2 sytems at the same time. On the 1st screen the main system (Ubuntu 14.04), on the 2nd screen the guest system (Win 7). Question 1: Is it a good idea to use a 2nd ...
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Can XenCenter connect to xen-hypervisor-amd64

I have installed XenServer recently, but didn't stick with it. I am familiar with Ubuntu and was reading you can install XenHypervisor as a standalone package inside a Ubuntu OS. Kind of like ...
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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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Grub warning- xen

When I run update-grub I get the following warning on my Ubuntu KVM hypervisor: Including Xen overrides from /etc/default/grub.d/xen.cfg WARNING: GRUB_DEFAULT changed to boot into Xen by default! ...
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Xen 4.4 xl xl does not support the w! notation to share disks between several DomU's

Why "w!" option is not supported in Xen 4.4 xl ? How can i share disk rw in different guests os in xen 4.4 with xl. in previous versions in Xen you could do it: 'file:/dev/disk1,xvdb,w!' Is there is ...
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How do I use Xen hypervisor?

I am interested in trying out Xen; What packages do I need to install? How do I set up a DomU instance?
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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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Installing Xen Hypervisor on Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to try out the Xen Hypervisor and have been following this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Xen I'm stuck at the part about the partition. How do I go about setting up the ...
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is vt-d essential for windows hosting on xen?

I was wondering if vt-d is essential for windows hosting on xen, or if vt-x is enough.
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Any idea why ubuntu-14.04.2-server-amd64.iso can not be mounted?

I tried to set up an Ubuntu 14.04.02 amd64 virtual machine on a Citrix Xenserver host but it is not possible to proceed with the installation because the ISO can not be mounted. I tried diffferent ...
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`xl list` takes forever and then no results

I have a ubuntu 14.04 running on a Virtual Box. I have installed Xen Successfully. Then I reboot the system. But when I try to see domains using the command sudo xl list I end up waiting for a long ...
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XEN 4.1 missing from the Grub Menu

I installed Xen with following Commands. apt-get install xen-hypervisor-4.1-i386 apt-get install xen-utils-4.1 apt-get install xenwatch apt-get install xen-tools apt-get install xen-utils-common ...
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Can't boot into Xen Hypervisor? (Ubuntu Gnome 15.04)

When I try to boot into Xen, It goes past the Gnome loading screen and then just sits there. There is no monitor output. Here are some things I've noticed that might have something to do with this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 freeze whenever Ethernet cable plugged in

I have hp pavilion dv2000 laptop and i have installed windows 7 and Ubuntu server 14.04.3 parallel. After that from Ubuntu I install xen 4.4. Now when I start Ubuntu with xen and plug Ethernet cable ...
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Ubuntu running on Xen hangs while logging in

I am running Xen 4.5 on Ubuntu 15.04 inside VMware Player. Booting the Xen entry from GRUB works fine and I make it to the login prompt. However, after entering my password and pressing enter, it just ...
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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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Replicate Network Interfaces with Network Manager

I would like to replicate this segment from my /etc/network/interfaces Xen installation with the Network Manager GUI and NOT bridge-utils: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 ...
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Open NAT Port on Libvirt Virtual Machine

I am currently running a Xen Hypervisor underneath Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop. On the host machine I am running a guest VM for Windows 8. From what I understand, In order to be able to receive incoming ...
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Port Forwarding with Virt Manager

I am running a Xen hypervisor on top of Ubuntu 14.04 desktop. One of my Xen connections is to a Windows 8 VM hosted on the local machine. I connect to the VM with Virt Manager. I would like to be ...
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Firefox will not open with Open VSwitch Installed

I am following along with the Xen installation files from Ubuntu: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Xen When I try to set up Open VSwitch, I noticed I permanently lose the ability to open Firefox ...
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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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14.04 LTS / Routing with 2 WAN Lines … on Dom-0 Xen host drives me nuts

Short note: Well I think I might have a solution but need to prove it first. Regarding the NAT on the Hardwarerouters to each WAN-line seem just to do NAT for its own subnet, so I will simply need ...
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Multi-headed Gaming VM Host on Ubuntu Server

I am trying to build a multi-headed gaming system based on an Ubuntu Server 15.04 host with either Windows or Ubuntu/Linux Mint guests. I have gotten the systems nearly working with Linux Mint/Ubuntu ...
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Using Ubuntu cloud Openstack to manage Xenserver platform

I have small Xenserver platform pool that consist 6 hypervisor servers connectedt to common storage. My question is , is it possible to use Ubuntu cloud Openstack to build cloud services on that ...
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The best option to virtualize a Windows server within Ubuntu?

I have a dedicated box which is currently running Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS (only running CLI). I'd like to virtualize a windows server to host game servers on it, because the Windows version of that ...
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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 ...
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Error when connecting openxenmanager to xen-4.4

Xen newbie question : I've installed last ubuntu xen and openxenmanager on my Intel I5 64bit workstation with default configuration and after rebooted on xen grub choice : cylere@lalla:~$ ps -ef ...
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How can I make one legacy sysvinit script (xen) start before an upstart job (lxc)?

I am running Xen with an Ubuntu trusty Dom0 in the following configuration: FreeBSD DomU vault exports ZFS filesystem /storage/backuppc via NFS. Ubuntu Dom0 keep mounts vault:/storage/backuppc at ...
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New to Ubuntu - Initial install - Partitioning [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu but not to Linux. I am installing the latest Ubuntu server on a HP Laptop (DV6) and it has Windows 7 taking up the entire disk. I should state that I want to install Ubuntu and also ...
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xen hypervisor wont boot from grub and “Can't find hypervisor information in sysfs!” error ubuntu 14.04

I have used This forum, trying to run xen on my os: steps i have done : egrep '(vmx|svm)' /proc/cpuinfo ouput = 4 and also i have run KVM virtualization with no problem. then: sudo apt-get ...
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Xen vm stuck at grub prompt

How can I get my Ubuntu server booting again? Is there a tool that would auto-fix this situation? No matter how many ways I run the "boot fixer" using a virtual image of ...
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Will Installing KVM or Xen affect my other partitions?

Sorry if this question has already been answered but I am a bit confused regards installing either Xen or Kvm for a school project. I have researched previous posts on this subject but I cannot seem ...
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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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how to interface xenserver and ubuntu14.04

i install xenserver hypervisor in 1st laptop and in 2nd laptop i installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS with openstack using devstack installation. Now i want to interface this 2 laptops. how to interface between ...
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OpenNebula like XenCenter for Ubuntu 12.04?

Is it possible to use opennebula to manage XEN dom0 Ubuntu and XEN domUs on the same machine? I want to use OpenNebula like XenCenter.
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when will xen-4.5 be available

Xen-4.5 was released mid January 2015. It is a requirement for running PVH virtual machines. Does anybody know when this will be packaged for ubuntu-14.(04,10)? Thanks
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isc-dhcp for Virtual Machines only

I installed Xen 4.3 on Ubuntu Server 14.04 and added the xenbr0 bridge. The host IP is 145.173.136.2. The network administrator reserved 15 IP's for the VMs: 145.173.136.112-126 So i installed the ...
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Xen, XAPI, and Xen Orchestra, Ubuntu 14.04 Server

I'am quite new to this topic and wanted to setup an Xen Environment for testing things on a spare machine. For this I followed this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Xen But as I would also ...
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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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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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boot XEN under UEFI-only BIOS

Is there a way to get XEN 4.4 booting from UEFI mode BIOS? My AMD64bit laptop does not support direct CSM/legacy boots. A nasty workaround has been to boot from a specially made USB pendrive with ...
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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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How change what kernel boots Ubuntu XEN VPS?

I have a VPS running Ubuntu server 12.04. A while ago, my host installed an alternative kernel (one of Amazon's EC2 kernels) to fix a boot issue I was having. Now, 2 Ubuntu releases later, this kernel ...
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KVM NVidia Passthrough

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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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 ...