Mageia 4 Xen Server

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A quick guide for a working Xen hypervisor (Dom0) on a Mageia 4 host.

Minimal installation for a server

Fetch a network install iso (64 bit!)

http://www.mageia.org/en/downloads/

I chose a Text installer, but do a graphical install if you prefer. We are doing a minimal install.

  • Install from HTTP (choose your favorite mirror)
  • Desktop : custom
  • uncheck everything
  • next screen (“Type of install”), use default choices
  • bootloader : I prefer GRUB2

Installation finished, reboot, login as root.

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