Xen 3.3.1 on Debian Lenny

apt-get install build-essential libstdc++6-4.1-dev bzip2 zlib1g-dev libssl-dev libx11-dev gettext libncurses5-dev libc6-dev python-dev python-twisted  libcurl3-dev gawk bcc bridge-utils iproute pciutils-dev libc6-dev-i386 mercurial texinfo
cd /root
wget http://bits.xensource.com/oss-xen/release/3.3.1/xen-3.3.1.tar.gz
tar xzf xen-3.3.1.tar.gz
cd xen-3.3.1
make install

Optional step to modify kernel:
make linux-2.6-xen-config CONFIGMODE=menuconfig
#set whatever drivers you need - solarflare nic for the two VPR systems
make linux-2.6-xen-build
make linux-2.6-xen-install

update-initramfs -d -k 2.6.18.8-xen
update-initramfs -c -k 2.6.18.8-xen
#edit /boot/grub/menu.lst - set dom0_mem !
update-grub
# edit /boot/grub/menu.lst, change root to sda1
update-rc.d xend defaults
update-rc.d xendomains defaults

reboot
Topic revision: r4 - 12 Jan 2009, TimWickberg
 

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