[et-mgmt-tools] when and how to modify xen paravirtualized guest os kernel after install it by virt-manager?

Michael DeHaan mdehaan at redhat.com
Fri Jun 29 13:50:05 UTC 2007

youhongyu wrote:
> hi all,
> it is said that paravirtualized virtual machine need a modified kernel, isn't this true?
> i install fc7 as a guest os by virtual-manager in xen mode, but no where have noticed me to do any modification with guest os kernel, why?
> thank to all
> youhongyu
> 20070629
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Basically you just need to "yum install kernel-xen" as opposed to 
"kernel" and verify that the Xen kernel option is selected in grub when 
you boot.

It sounds like you are already running the Xen kernel, so you're good to go.


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