Archive for October, 2011

The downsides of using old servers as test beds

I managed to forget that Xen needs a PAE enabled kernel on i686. Oops. On a related note, adding ‘noreboot’ to the Xen command line stops automatic reboots, giving you enough time to read the error message.

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Upgrading to Fedora 16 Beta with yum

So… I saw that Fedora 16 was out in Beta. I decided to try out the supposed Xen dom0 capability, using my old 1U. It had Fedora 15 installed, but nothing on it, so I just decided to blow it all away. To start, I went and downloaded the Live CD. First problem: I grabbed […]

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