With the recent public availability of XenServer 6.2 there are an increasing number of people wanting to try it; here is a walk-through of an install so that you know what to expect if you want to try it yourself. In this example we are using a NFS datastore on the network to store VM files. First, burn the ISO installer to a CD and boot to it: Continue reading “How to install XenServer 6.2 – Step By Step”
Sometimes if you connect a network cable to a NIC XenServer doesn’t register it and keeps the status as disconnected; if this happens, try the following via SSH (or from the console, though you will be kicked out of XenCenter once you do it):
It may take a little while for the restart to finish but once it does the NIC should be showing the correct status.
This is another error that seems to crop up when making Xen on Ubuntu – you can fix it by installing the texinfo package:
sudo apt-get install texinfoThe error message should now no longer appear.
This error cropped up when we were building Xen on a system running Ubuntu 12.04 Server:
/usr/include/features.h:324:26: fatal error: bits/predefs.h: No such file or directoryTo get past this point, install gcc-multilib.
sudo apt-get install gcc-multilibThe required files are around 20MB and should allow you to get past that point of “make”.