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Re: [Fedora-xen] RHEL4 inside FC5/FC6 Dom0?



Am Dienstag, den 28.11.2006, 15:31 +0000 schrieb Daniel P. Berrange:
> On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 08:41:13AM +0100, Thorsten Scherf wrote:
> > Am Mittwoch, den 22.11.2006, 17:06 +0100 schrieb Monolive:
> > > Adrian Chadd wrote:
> > > > Hiya,
> > > > 
> > > > I'd like to install RHEL4 inside a FC5 or FC6 Dom0 to do some Squid development
> > > > and regression testing on. Has anyone done this? Any pointers to what I should be
> > > > looking at doing?
> > 
> > [...]
> > 
> > > You will find some good documentation @ 
> > > http://people.redhat.com/~riel/RHEL4-Xen-HOWTO
> > > 
> > > If you do not have a processor with the VT extension, you can always use 
> > > qemu to install RHEL4 in FV.
> > 
> > AFAIK, it's no longer possible to use a FV RHEL4 image which has been
> > created with the latest version of QEMU. Reason is, that QEMU now uses
> > Copy-on-Write disk images.
> 
> Well, QEMU doesn't use any particular type of image by default - that's
> entirely up to whomever creates the disk image. QEMU has about 6 different
> kinds of images it is able to use.
> 
> You can trivially convert between disk image formats using QEMU's own tool
> set, eg
> 
>   qemu-img convert -f qcow source.img  -O raw dest.img
> 
> will convert from 'qcow' format to 'raw' - the latter being the format Xen
> wants.

Ah. That's the trick. :)

Thanks,
Thorsten

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