Linked by Avleen Vig on Tue 28th Dec 2010 23:04 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Documentation on how to create a FreeBSD DomU is scarse, so I wrote this step-by-step guide, to guide users from the initial download to a complete, running FreeBSD DomU under a Linux Dom0 Xen host. The guide covers creating the initial Xen kernel, configuring the Xen host, generating the correct configurations, resizing FreeBSD partitions in Xen and cleanly booting the final OS. In the process, we will also create a template disk image which can be used to generate new VM's very quickly. The entire process can be completed in under an hour the first time, and only takes 5-10 minutes to re-generate future VM's.
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RE[2]: kFreeBSD
by ebasconp on Wed 29th Dec 2010 03:45 UTC in reply to "RE: kFreeBSD"
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By the way, NetBSD can be used as Dom0.

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RE[3]: kFreeBSD
by phoenix on Wed 29th Dec 2010 04:47 in reply to "RE[2]: kFreeBSD"
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Has the NetBSD dom0 support been updated beyond Xen 2.x? I haven't kept up with it (prefer KVM over Xen), but last I heard, it hadn't been updated to Xen 3.x yet.

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RE[4]: kFreeBSD
by t3RRa on Wed 29th Dec 2010 11:41 in reply to "RE[3]: kFreeBSD"
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2005-11-22 It seems that at least HEAD is updated to support dom0 support. Since one of the developers behind Xen is NetBSD guy as far as I know (I am not sure whether still he is or not though), NetBSD is always more up to date than any other BSD I assume.

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RE[4]: kFreeBSD
by ebasconp on Wed 29th Dec 2010 15:24 in reply to "RE[3]: kFreeBSD"
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As far as I know, NetBSD Xen is already in version 3.

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