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… Continue reading Running Ubuntu 14.04 “Trusty Tahir” on XenServer CloudStack

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 http://home.uncon.net/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=xenserver:freebsd to workaround the ‘xenbusb_nop_confighook_cb’ issue on boot-up.