CloudStack Ubuntu XenServer

Running Ubuntu 14.04 “Trusty Tahir” on XenServer CloudStack

The recently released Ubuntu 14.04 “Trusty Tahir” LTS release comes with Xen HVM (Hardware-assisted virtualization) support. Previous LTS releases supported the older Xen PV (para-virtualization) mode only. Phoronix has recently published a comparison between Ubuntu 14.04 Xen PV with Xen HVM virtualisation which seems to suggest that Ubuntu 14.04 with Xen HVM performs better than […]


FreeBSD On XenServer

Pretty excited to have FreeBSD 10.0-CURRENT running under XenServer 6.1 in HVM mode using the XENHVM configs.

Follow the instructions in to workaround the ‘xenbusb_nop_confighook_cb’ issue on boot-up.