On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 11:55:57PM +0800, Adrian Chadd wrote: > 2009/5/24 Paul Schenkeveld <fb-...@psconsult.nl>: > > > Thanks a lot! Nice to see all that recent activity on FreeBSD dom0! > > FreeBSD DomU you mean? :) There's no FreeBSD dom0 support.
Yes of course. (or was it widhful thinking?) > > This all shows that getting a dom0 up and running can be a challenge if > > you're not Linux literate. Are there any more detailed resources on the > > net about "getting your first dom0 that's capable of running FreeBSD domU > > up and running for newbies"? > > Yup! > > > The way is simple: <would_be_nice_if_this_were_on_the_freebsd_wiki> > * grab centos 5.3, i386 edition (i've not tried the 64 bit stuff) > * you uncheck all the package groups except "base", including "dial up > networking" and "text" internet > * (this means you only need CD 1, not all 6.) > * Install the base system > * reboot, make sure everything is fine, run "yum update", fiddle with > things as needed > > * Then "yum install xen" > * make sure /boot/grub/menu.lst is set to boot xen automatically. > > That is basically it ;) There's other stuff to do (such as figuring > out how to drive their networking scripts) but the default "bridged" > eth0 is perfectly fine for basic testing. </would_be_nice_if_this_were_on_the_freebsd_wiki> > I had trouble with my recentish intel desktop motherboard(s) - I had > to boot the installer and normal kernel with 'acpi=off' but -not- boot > Xen with that. Which board model(s)? I've just installed Solaris on a DP35DP with Q6600 core-2 duo and 8GB RAM. Works nice (except for USB-legacy making the keyboard useless during boot). > Adrian Thanks again for the great work on Xen! -- Paul Schenkeveld _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-xen To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-xen-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"