ia64/xen-unstable

changeset 2637:ab1802b30bfa

bitkeeper revision 1.1159.110.1 (416dcc27WvZ8HzRsx_Np4cGlfnItTw)

More updates.
author maw48@labyrinth.cl.cam.ac.uk
date Thu Oct 14 00:45:27 2004 +0000 (2004-10-14)
parents 0174982516f6
children fddd7da6fe9a
files docs/user.tex
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     1.1 --- a/docs/user.tex	Wed Oct 13 14:25:21 2004 +0000
     1.2 +++ b/docs/user.tex	Thu Oct 14 00:45:27 2004 +0000
     1.3 @@ -96,7 +96,9 @@ isolation between the various OS instanc
     1.4  distros.
     1.5  
     1.6  The Windows XP port is only available to those who have signed the
     1.7 -Microsoft Academic Source License.
     1.8 +Microsoft Academic Source License.  Publically available XP support
     1.9 +will not be available for the foreseeable future (this may change when
    1.10 +Intel's Vanderpool Technology becomes available).
    1.11  
    1.12  Possible usage scenarios for Xen include:
    1.13  \begin{description}
    1.14 @@ -376,10 +378,21 @@ In both cases, if you have an SMP machin
    1.15  XXX Insert details on customising the kernel to be built.
    1.16  i.e. merging config files
    1.17  
    1.18 +If you have an existing kernel configuration that you would like to
    1.19 +use for domain 0, you should copy it to
    1.20 +install/boot/config-2.6.8.1-xen0.  During the first build, you may be
    1.21 +asked about some Xen-specific options.
    1.22 +
    1.23 +\framebox{\parbox{5in}{
    1.24 +{\bf Distro specific:} \\
    1.25 +{\it Gentoo} --- if not using udev (most installations, currently), you'll need
    1.26 +to enable devfs and devfs mount at boot time in the xen0 config.
    1.27 +}}
    1.28 +
    1.29  The files produced by the build process are stored under the
    1.30  \path{install/} directory.  To install them in their default
    1.31  locations, do: \\
    1.32 -\verb_# make install_\\
    1.33 +\verb_# make install_
    1.34  
    1.35  Alternatively, users with special installation requirements may wish
    1.36  to install them manually by copying file to their appropriate
    1.37 @@ -439,8 +452,11 @@ not remove the original contents of \pat
    1.38  to boot up with your old Linux kernel in future, particularly if you
    1.39  have problems.
    1.40  
    1.41 -XXX insert distro specific stuff in here (maybe)
    1.42 -Suse 9.1: no 'ro' option
    1.43 +\framebox{\parbox{5in}{
    1.44 +{\bf Distro specific:} \\
    1.45 +{\it SuSE} --- Omit the {\tt ro} option from the XenLinux kernel
    1.46 +command line, since it causes problems on this distribution.
    1.47 +}}
    1.48  
    1.49  \subsection{Serial Console}
    1.50  
    1.51 @@ -583,12 +599,13 @@ You can also use the "service" command t
    1.52  
    1.53  \verb_# service xendomains start_
    1.54  
    1.55 -Starts all the domains with config files under /etc/xc/auto/.
    1.56 +Starts all the domains with config files under /etc/xen/auto/.
    1.57  
    1.58  \verb_# service xendomains stop_
    1.59  
    1.60  Shuts down ALL running Xen domains.
    1.61  
    1.62 +
    1.63  \chapter{Domain management tasks}
    1.64  
    1.65  The previous chapter described a simple example of how to configure