[Fedora-xen] Xen install of other than FC5 on FC5 Dom0

Ian Kent ikent at redhat.com
Fri Jun 2 15:38:10 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-06-02 at 10:31 -0500, Tom Bishop wrote:
> Well in a hurry but you can install most any distribution you want, I
> have probably 5, suse, ubuntu, debian, the only one that I haven't is
> FreeBSD (on my to do list).  The distributions don't make it as easy
> to do but there are several ways to do it.  The way I have done it is
> to boot up one a second drive and do the installation there, then
> re-boot under the orginial FC5 drive and mount the second drive and
> copy (cp -ax) to a file.img or your partitions that you want to use.
> you can also install to a partition on your existing drive but
> sometimes they may overwrite your orginial boot-loader.  Will provide
> some more detail links that will provide more information but don't
> have time right now..hope this helps a little right now. 

So are we assuming the install to the other disk will use Grub (ie. will
the pygrub work here) or are you constructing a specific configuration?

> On 6/2/06, Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> wrote:
>         Hi all,
>         It appears that I can only build FC5 guests on my FC5 machine.
>         Anyone have any pointers to documentation that can explain
>         creating
>         guests of another distribution, such as Rawhide, on my FC5
>         box? 
>         Ian
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