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Re: Xen, Squeeze, and Beyond

On Feb 26, Luca Capello <luca@pca.it> wrote:

> >> 5) Do we recommend that new installations of lenny or of squeeze avoid
> >> Xen for ease of upgrading to squeeze+1?  If so, what should they use?
> > It depends. KVM in lenny is buggy and lacks important features. While it
> > works fine for development and casual use I do not recommend using it in
> > production for critical tasks.
> Is the qemu-kvm backport the "correct" solution, then?
You also need a recent kvm driver in the host, so probably you should
just use a newer kernel at least in the host.
I have tens of lenny guests (with their standard kernels) on RHEL 5.4
hosts and so far I had no issues, but so far most guests are not heavily


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