How to install Xen hypervisor on unused old hardware

Xen is a bare metal hypervisor, meaning that you must prepare a bare machine to install and run Xen. KVM is a little different – you can add it to any machine already running Linux. This tutorial describes how to install and configure Xen hypervisor on unused hardware. This procedure uses Debian Jessie (their testing […]
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How to add a secondary hard disk to Xen DomU

If you would like to add a secondary hard disk to a guest VM (i.e., domU) on Xen, you can do the following. First, create a disk image for the secondary hard disk on dom0, as follows: $ sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/vm/dfs2-disk2.img bs=1024k count=10000 Then edit Xen configuration for the domU guest VM to include […]
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