ia64/xen-unstable

changeset 741:eaff535a8422

bitkeeper revision 1.441 (3f6b2e28EfLTh1JKhg9ko_98WuxyVA)

README update
author iap10@labyrinth.cl.cam.ac.uk
date Fri Sep 19 16:26:16 2003 +0000 (2003-09-19)
parents 4c823ff460e8
children cdf93771d86e
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     1.1 --- a/README.CD	Fri Sep 19 15:41:32 2003 +0000
     1.2 +++ b/README.CD	Fri Sep 19 16:26:16 2003 +0000
     1.3 @@ -38,8 +38,8 @@ CPU:  Pentium Pro/II/III/IV/Xeon, Athlon
     1.4  IDE:  Intel PIIX chipset, others will be PIO only (slow)
     1.5  SCSI: Adaptec / Dell PERC Raid (aacraid), megaraid, Adaptec aic7xxx
     1.6  Net:  Recommended: Intel e1000, Broadcom BCM57xx (tg3), 3c905 (3c59x)
     1.7 -      Tested but requires extra copies : pcnet32
     1.8 -      Untested and also requires extra copies : Intel e100, tulip
     1.9 +      Tested but requires extra copies : pcnet32, Intel e100
    1.10 +      Untested and also requires extra copies : tulip
    1.11  
    1.12  Because of the demo CD's use of ram disks, make sure you have plenty
    1.13  of RAM (256MB+).
    1.14 @@ -103,7 +103,7 @@ distribution, or using the file systems 
    1.15  on RH9). See the installation instructions later in this document.
    1.16  
    1.17  If you want to browse the Xen / Xenolinux source, it's all located
    1.18 -under /local/src, complete with BitKeeper repository. We've also
    1.19 +under /usr/local/src, complete with BitKeeper repository. We've also
    1.20  included source code and configuration information for the various
    1.21  benchmarks we used in the SOSP paper.
    1.22  
    1.23 @@ -114,7 +114,7 @@ Starting other domains
    1.24  There's a web interface for starting and managing other domains (VMs),
    1.25  but since we generally use the command line tools they're probably
    1.26  rather better debugged at present. The key command is 'xenctl' which
    1.27 -lives in /local/bin and uses /etc/xenctl.xml for its default
    1.28 +lives in /usr/local/bin and uses /etc/xenctl.xml for its default
    1.29  configuration. Run 'xenctl' without any arguments to get a help
    1.30  message.
    1.31  
    1.32 @@ -137,7 +137,7 @@ Next, run a the xen UDP console displaye
    1.33  
    1.34  
    1.35  The tool used for starting and controlling domains is 'xenctl'. It's a
    1.36 -java java front end to various underlying internal tools written in C
    1.37 +java front end to various underlying internal tools written in C
    1.38  (xi_*). Running off CD, it seems to take an age to start...
    1.39  
    1.40  xenctl uses /etc/xenctl.xml as its default configuration. The
    1.41 @@ -166,7 +166,7 @@ These commands can be entered manually, 
    1.42  will also read them from a script and infer which domain number you're
    1.43  referring to (-nX). To use the sample script:
    1.44  
    1.45 - xenctl script -f/etc/xen-mynewdom
    1.46 + xenctl script -f/etc/xen-mynewdom     [NB: no space after the -f]
    1.47  
    1.48  You should see the domain booting on your xen_read_console window.
    1.49  
    1.50 @@ -194,7 +194,7 @@ If you configured the new domain with it
    1.51  be able to ssh into it directly.
    1.52  
    1.53  
    1.54 -"xenctl list" provides status information about running domains,
    1.55 +"xenctl domain list" provides status information about running domains,
    1.56  though is currently only allowed to be run by domain 0. It accesses
    1.57  /proc/xeno/domains to read this information from Xen. You can also use
    1.58  xenctl to 'stop' (pause) a domain, or 'kill' a domain. You can either
    1.59 @@ -258,7 +258,7 @@ The purpose of the Demo CD is to distrib
    1.60  and simultaneously provide a convenient means for enabling people to
    1.61  get experience playing with Xen without needing to install it on their
    1.62  hard drive. If you decide to install Xen/XenoLinux you can do so
    1.63 -simply by folling the INSTALL instructions and copying the contents of
    1.64 +simply by following the INSTALL instructions and copying the contents of
    1.65  the CD on to a suitably formated disk partition and install the Grub
    1.66  bootloader.
    1.67  
    1.68 @@ -319,7 +319,8 @@ arguments to pass to Xen. In this case, 
    1.69  memory to allocate to domain0, and the serial baud rate (the default
    1.70  is 9600 baud). We could also disable smp support (nosmp) or disable
    1.71  hyper-threading support (noht). If you have multiple network interface
    1.72 -there are various options to select which ones to use.
    1.73 +you can use ifname=XXX to select which ones to use. If your network
    1.74 +card is unsupported, use ifname=dummy
    1.75  
    1.76  The second line specifies which xenolinux image to use, and the
    1.77  standard linux command line arguments to pass to the kernel. In this