[Fedora-xen] xen to kvm migration question

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Sat Jun 28 05:02:46 UTC 2008

On Sat, 28 Jun 2008, Avi Kivity wrote:

> qemu provides -kernel and -initrd flags for this; however I don't know if
> virt-manager supports this.

So with kvm i am still using qemu?

> I find that a kernel+initrd inside the guest disk image is much more
> maintainable; for example 'yum update kernel' will update your guest kernel
> rather than having to copy files around.

I find it much easier to mount fs images, then to go hunt for offset's for
mount in disk images. Also, during the xen2->xen3 and the non-PAE to PAE
migrations, I liked my kernel and initrd separately :)


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