Diff for /wikisrc/ports/xen/howto.mdwn between versions 1.77 and 1.81

version 1.77, 2015/01/17 01:36:44 version 1.81, 2015/01/17 13:05:28
Line 100  Note that NetBSD support is called XEN3. Line 100  Note that NetBSD support is called XEN3.
 Xen command program  Xen command program
 -------------------  -------------------
   
 Early Xen used a program called "xm" to manipulate the system from the  Early Xen used a program called xm to manipulate the system from the
 dom0.  Starting in 4.1, a replacement program with similar behavior  dom0.  Starting in 4.1, a replacement program with similar behavior
 called "xl" is provided.  In 4.2 and later, "xl" is preferred.  4.4 is  called xl is provided, but it does not work well in 4.1.  In 4.2, both
 the last version that has "xm".  xm and xl work fine.  4.4 is the last version that has xm.  You must
   choose one or the other, because it affects which daemons you run.
   
 NetBSD  NetBSD
 ------  ------
Line 368  For 4.2 with xm, add to rc.conf Line 369  For 4.2 with xm, add to rc.conf
         xencommons=YES          xencommons=YES
         xend=YES          xend=YES
   
 For 4.2 with xl (preferred), add to rc.conf:  For 4.2 with xl, add to rc.conf:
   
         xencommons=YES          xencommons=YES
         TODO: explain if there is a xend replacement          TODO: explain if there is a xend replacement
Line 376  For 4.2 with xl (preferred), add to rc.c Line 377  For 4.2 with xl (preferred), add to rc.c
 TODO: Recommend for/against xen-watchdog.  TODO: Recommend for/against xen-watchdog.
   
 After you have configured the daemons and either started them (in the  After you have configured the daemons and either started them (in the
 order given) or rebooted, run the following (or use xl) to inspect  order given) or rebooted, use xm or xl to inspect Xen's boot messages,
 Xen's boot messages, available resources, and running domains:  available resources, and running domains.  An example with xm follows:
   
         # xm dmesg          # xm dmesg
         [xen's boot info]          [xen's boot info]
Line 387  Xen's boot messages, available resources Line 388  Xen's boot messages, available resources
         Name              Id  Mem(MB)  CPU  State  Time(s)  Console          Name              Id  Mem(MB)  CPU  State  Time(s)  Console
         Domain-0           0       64    0  r----     58.1          Domain-0           0       64    0  r----     58.1
   
   With xl, the commands are the same, and the output may be slightly
   different.  TODO: add example output for xl, after confirming on 4.2
   and resolving the TODO about rc.conf.
   
 anita (for testing NetBSD)  anita (for testing NetBSD)
 --------------------------  --------------------------
   
 With the setup so far, one should be able to run anita (see  With the setup so far, one should be able to run anita (see
 pkgsrc/sysutils/py-anita) to test NetBSD releases, by doing (as root,  pkgsrc/misc/py-anita) to test NetBSD releases, by doing (as root,
 because anita must create a domU):  because anita must create a domU):
   
         anita --vmm=xm test file:///usr/obj/i386/          anita --vmm=xm test file:///usr/obj/i386/
   
 Alternatively, one can use --vmm=xl to use xl-based domU creation instead.  Alternatively, one can use --vmm=xl to use xl-based domU creation instead.
 TODO: check this.  TODO: check this, and make the example use xl when confirmed.
   
 Xen-specific NetBSD issues  Xen-specific NetBSD issues
 --------------------------  --------------------------
Line 941  TODO: add link to NetBSD amazon howto. Line 946  TODO: add link to NetBSD amazon howto.
 Using npf  Using npf
 ---------  ---------
   
 In standard kernels, npf is a module, and thus cannot be loadeed in a  In standard kernels, npf is a module, and thus cannot be loaded in a
 DOMU kernel.  DOMU kernel.
   
 TODO: explain how to compile npf into a custom kernel, answering (but  TODO: explain how to compile npf into a custom kernel, answering (but

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