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Linux++:::: Xen on Centos 5
Posted at 04.Sep,2008 12:22  Comments 0 / Trackbacks 0 / Like this post!
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Here's how I installed xen on Centos. Requirement - installed xen enabled kernel and reboot.

Then run virt-install

 virt-install
 What is the name of your virtual machine? s20
 How much RAM should be allocated (in megabytes)? 1000
 What would you like to use as the disk (file path)? /usr/local/vdisk/s20
 How large would you like the disk (/usr/local/vdisk/s20) to be (in gigabytes)? 30
 Would you like to enable graphics support? (yes or no) no
 What is the install location? http://mirror.oscc.org.my/centos/5.2/os/x86_64

  Welcome to CentOS

                   +---------+ Choose a Language +---------+
                   |                                       |
                   | What language would you like to use   |
                   | during the installation process?      |
                   |                                       |
                   |       Catalan                ^        |
                   |       Chinese(Simplified)    :        |
                   |       Chinese(Traditional)   #        |
                   |       Croatian               :        |
                   |       Czech                  :        |
                   |       Danish                 :        |
                   |       Dutch                  :        |
                   |       English                v        |
                   |                                       |
                   |                +----+                 |
                   |                | OK |                 |
                   |                +----+                 |
                   |                                       |
                   |                                       |
                   +---------------------------------------+

  <Tab>/<Alt-Tab> between elements  | <Space> selects | <F12> next screen

             +----------------+ Configure TCP/IP +----------------+
             |                                                    |
             | [*] Enable IPv4 support                            |
             |        ( ) Dynamic IP configuration (DHCP)         |
             |        (*) Manual configuration                    |
             |                                                    |
             | [ ] Enable IPv6 support                            |
             |        (*) Automatic neighbor discovery (RFC 2461) |
             |        ( ) Dynamic IP configuration (DHCP)         |
             |        ( ) Manual configuration                    |
             |                                                    |
             |          +----+                  +------+          |
             |          | OK |                  | Back |          |
             |          +----+                  +------+          |
             |                                                    |
             |                                                    |
             +----------------------------------------------------+

  <Tab>/<Alt-Tab> between elements  | <Space> selects | <F12> next screen

       +--------------+ Manual TCP/IP Configuration +---------------+
         |                                                            |
         | Enter the IPv4 and/or the IPv6 address and prefix          |
         | (address / prefix).  For IPv4, the dotted-quad netmask     |
         | or the CIDR-style prefix are acceptable. The gateway and   |
         | name server fields must be valid IPv4 or IPv6 addresses.   |
         |                                                            |
         | IPv4 address: 192.168.x.x____ / 255.255.255.0___          |
         | Gateway:      192.168.x.x____________________________    |
         | Name Server:  192.228.128.20___________________________    |
         |                                                            |
         |            +----+                      +------+            |
         |            | OK |                      | Back |            |
         |            +----+                      +------+            |
         |                                                            |
         |                                                            |
         +------------------------------------------------------------+

  <Tab>/<Alt-Tab> between elements  | <Space> selects | <F12> next screen

    +----------------------------+ Retrieving +----------------------------+
    |                                                                      |
    | Retrieving images/stage2.img...                                      |
    |                                                                      |
    +----------------------------------------------------------------------+

  <Tab>/<Alt-Tab> between elements  | <Space> selects | <F12> next screen

              +-----------------+ Warning +-----------------+
                |                                             |
                | The partition table on device xvda was      |
                | unreadable. To create new partitions it     |
                | must be initialized, causing the loss of    |
                | ALL DATA on this drive.                     |
                |                                             |
                | This operation will override any previous   |
                | installation choices about which drives     |
                | to ignore.                                  |
                |                                             |
                | Would you like to initialize this drive,    |
                | erasing ALL DATA?                           |
                |                                             |
                |        +-----+               +----+         |
                |        | Yes |               | No |         |
                |        +-----+               +----+         |
                |                                             |
                |                                             |
                +---------------------------------------------+

  <Tab>/<Alt-Tab> between elements   |  <Space> selects   |  <F12> next screen

  +-------------------------+ Partitioning Type +-------------------------+
   |                                                                       |
   |    Installation requires partitioning of your hard drive.  The        |
   |    default layout is reasonable for most users.  You can either       |
   |    choose to use this or create your own.                             |
   |                                                                       |
   | Remove all partitions on selected drives and create default layout.   |
   | Remove linux partitions on selected drives and create default layout. |
   | Use free space on selected drives and create default layout.          |
   | Create custom layout.                                                 |
   |                                                                       |
   |       Which drive(s) do you want to use for this installation?        |
   |          [*]   xvda    30718 MB (Xen Virtual Block Device) ^          |
   |                                                            #          |
   |                                                                       |
   |                          +----+   +------+                            |
   |                          | OK |   | Back |                            |
   |                          +----+   +------+                            |
   |                                                                       |
   |                                                                       |
   +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+

 <Space>,<+>,<-> selection   |   <F2> Add drive   |   <F12> next screen

                    +-------------+ Warning +-------------+
                    |                                     |
                    | You have chosen to remove all       |
                    | Linux partitions (and ALL DATA on   |
                    | them) on the following drives:      |
                    |                                     |
                    | /dev/xvda                           |
                    |                                     |
                    | Are you sure you want to do this?   |
                    |                                     |
                    |      +----+           +-----+       |
                    |      | No |           | Yes |       |
                    |      +----+           +-----+       |
                    |                                     |
                    |                                     |
                    +-------------------------------------+

  <Tab>/<Alt-Tab> between elements   |  <Space> selects   |  <F12> next screen

              +----------+ Boot Loader Configuration +-----------+
              |                                                  |
              | Which boot loader would you like to use?         |
              |                                                  |
              |             (*) Use GRUB Boot Loader             |
              |                ( ) No Boot Loader                |
              |                                                  |
              |         +----+                 +------+          |
              |         | OK |                 | Back |          |
              |         +----+                 +------+          |
              |                                                  |
              |                                                  |
              +--------------------------------------------------+

     +------------------+ Boot Loader Configuration +------------------+
      |                                                                 |
      | A few systems will need to pass special options to the kernel   |
      | at boot time for the system to function properly. If you need   |
      | to pass boot options to the kernel, enter them now. If you      |
      | don't need any or aren't sure, leave this blank.                |
      |                                                                 |
      |        console=xvc0____________________________________         |
      |                                                                 |
      |         [ ] Force use of LBA32 (not normally required)          |
      |                                                                 |
      |             +----+                        +------+              |
      |             | OK |                        | Back |              |
      |             +----+                        +------+              |
      |                                                                 |
      |                                                                 |
      +-----------------------------------------------------------------+

                      ++ Network Configuration for eth0 ++
                      |                                  |
                      |     Xen Virtual Ethernet         |
                      |     00:16:3E:54:FB:1D            |
                      |                                  |
                      |     [*] Activate on boot         |
                      |     [*] Enable IPv4 support      |
                      |     [ ] Enable IPv6 support      |
                      |                                  |
                      |       +----+    +------+         |
                      |       | OK |    | Back |         |
                      |       +----+    +------+         |
                      |                                  |
                      |                                  |
                      +----------------------------------+

          +----------------+ Installation Progress +----------------+
          |                                                         |
          | Retrieving installation information...                  |
          |                                                         |
          |                           40%                           |
          |                                                         |
          +---------------------------------------------------------+

      +----------------------+ Package selection +----------------------+
      |                                                                 |
      | The default installation of CentOS includes a set of software   |
      | applicable for general internet usage. What additional tasks    |
      | would you like your system to include support for?              |
      |                                                                 |
      |                    [ ] Server             ^                     |
      |                    [ ] Server - GUI       :                     |
      |                    [ ] Clustering         #                     |
      |                    [ ] Storage Clustering v                     |
      |                                                                 |
      |                [*] Customize software selection                 |
      |                                                                 |
      |             +----+                        +------+              |
      |             | OK |                        | Back |              |
      |             +----+                        +------+              |
      |                                                                 |
      |                                                                 |
      +-----------------------------------------------------------------+

     +------------------+ Package Installation +------------------+
         |                                                            |
         |  Name   : filesystem-2.4.0-1.el5.centos-x86_64             |
         |  Size   : 0k                                               |
         |  Summary: The basic directory layout for a Linux system.   |
         |                                                            |
         |                                                            |
         |  Status:                                                   |
         |                                                            |
         |                             0%                             |
         |                                                            |
         |                          Packages      Bytes        Time   |
         |   Total    :                  766      1736M    42:28:07   |
         |   Completed:                    3         0M     0:00:44   |
         |   Remaining:                  763      1736M    42:27:22   |
         |                                                            |
         |                             0%                             |
         |                                                            |
         +------------------------------------------------------------+

          +----------------------+ Complete +-----------------------+
          |                                                         |
          | Congratulations, your CentOS installation is complete.  |
          |                                                         |
          | Remove any media used during the installation process   |
          | and press <Enter> to reboot your system.                |
          |                                                         |
          |                                                         |
          |                       +--------+                        |
          |                       | Reboot |                        |
          |                       +--------+                        |
          |                                                         |
          |                                                         |
          +---------------------------------------------------------+

One hitch, xen only works with the first NIC by default. Adding new ones after installation is easy enough

Important xm commnds:

And ^] to go to host OS in linux and ^5 in putty.


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