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Fedora 7 Xen first look

Jun 08, 2007, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The Fedora team has followed the Xensource model and begun to store all VM configuration details in a database, referred to as xenstore. This enables the rest of the tools to use one consistent resource for reading configuration details, but also serves to complicate configuration changes. For example, virt-manager now shows all configured virtual machines, whether they are running or not (it used to only show running ones,) which enables starting of paused or off virtual machines from within the tool. The bummer is that a complex configuration requires the manipulation of the database through a series of command line tools."

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