Tag Archives: Virtualization

Paravirtulization with Citrix XenServer 5.5 and Ubuntu 9.10

Few days ago I had a task to P2V an old Ubuntu 9.10 machine. The P2V process was very easy and went smooth. The challenge was how to get this VM paravirtualized. After reading on the net how others have done this and what problems they had, I managed to finish my task pretty quick. … Continue reading Paravirtulization with Citrix XenServer 5.5 and Ubuntu 9.10

Autostart VM in free version of XenServer 6.x

Unlike previous versions, VMs do not have a visible property in the GUI allowing autostart, which kinda sucks big time. This has been claimed to interfere with High Availability (HA) and produced unexpected results during HA functions. So, what we are going to do?! First approach is to set auto_poweron parameter to true at the pool and VM … Continue reading Autostart VM in free version of XenServer 6.x