[Mongrel] Distroy to experiment with Xen?

Charles Brian Quinn cbquinn at gmail.com
Thu Nov 9 16:50:10 EST 2006


Check it out, a Gentoo Xen VM running in a Gentoo VMware VM:

http://www.vmware.com/vmtn/appliances/directory/617

this blows my mind a bit.

but is probably your best bet for playing with Xen, as a VMware image.

On 11/9/06, Ezra Zygmuntowicz <ezmobius at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Nov 8, 2006, at 9:38 PM, Carl Lerche wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > I would like to experiment with Xen some to see how I could integrate
> > it in my various web application environments and hopefully make my
> > life easier. I am currently using FreeBSD 6 but it seems that it
> > doesn't fully support Xen. I did some searching around and also notice
> > some posts on mailing lists mentioning some trouble with the CentOS 4
> > distribution (something about the default Berkley DB package not
> > playing nicely with Xen). Anyway, I know there was some mention of Xen
> > on the mailing list a little bit ago and was wondering if anybody had
> > any insight as to what OS / Distro would be well coupled with Xen for
> > an end goal of Ruby on Rails, Mongrel, Apache, Postgres, etc...
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Carl
>
>         I'll put my vote in for Gentoo linux. We are running a ton of Xen
> VM's on gentoo and it has been absolutely awesome to work with.
>
>
> Cheers-
> -- Ezra Zygmuntowicz
> -- Lead Rails Evangelist
> -- ez at engineyard.com
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