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SolusVM with KVM and HVM disk limits

I have searched google and also asked SolusVM directly in a ticket just now. I cant seem to find the answer anywhere. Im curious what the max disk space of KVM and also HVM vps units is? I have a ...
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Convert an HVM ec2 instance into something that can be run on a PV instance

I have a linux VM running on an esx-i server at home, and I would like to import the vmdk to aws using the ec2-import-instance command. However I really don't need this to be any larger of an ...
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Disabling VNC for HVM on Xen causes error

When I try to start a Xen HVM guest without VNC, I always get this error libxl: error: libxl_dm.c:1212:device_model_spawn_outcome: domain 25 device model: spawn failed (rc=-3) libxl: error: ...
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How to create an Amazon AMI with HVM from scratch?

All the instructions I find online start with an existing AMI, but I would like to create an AMI from scratch using HVM instead of PV. Does anyone know the procedure for doing this?
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Install Ubuntu Desktop from ISO on XEN

I've got XEN Hypervisor running on Debian as my base system. I understand VNC and conceptually installing PV based systems on my hypervisor but I'm getting stuck starting from scratch on a ISO-based ...
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Vm error during start up “hvm is required for this operation”

I have installed a new XEN server 6.0. I have created a new vm machine and select windows xp sp3 template. When i try to start this new vm an error appears with the following message "hvm is required ...
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Xen HVM: How to delay the boot process?

I need to give a user access to the console of a Xen HVM domain, for troubleshooting a boot problem. The problem is, the guest boots so fast, it is almost impossible to have the VNC session ready when ...
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resize a xen hvm disk

Ok, I am trying to resize a Xen HVM disk. I have added the space to the vm as you can see here it is now 780GB. --- Logical volume --- LV Name /dev/VM_VolGroup/vm104_img VG Name ...
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Xen HVM guest has severe clock drift

I am seeing a very severe clock drift on my Xen HVM VPS, rented from a hosting provider, so I don't have access to the dom0 system. I continuously run ntpd, but the clock drifts by as much as 30 ...
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Difference between Xen PV, Xen KVM and HVM?

I know that Xen is usually better than OpenVZ as the provider cannot oversell in Xen. However, what is the difference between Xen PV, Xen KVM and HVM (I was going through this provider's specs? Which ...
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Enable Intel-VT inside of VMware Workstation

I'm testing Nova Compute from OpenStack project inside of a VMware Workstation v7 virtual machine, and I get this error: libvirtError: internal error no supported architecture for os type 'hvm' ...
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What steps should I take to debug this non-starting hvm virtual machine?

I have a dom0 machine running CentOS 5.4 with all the latest updates using Xen as my hypervisor. I am using Xen in part because this machine was set up prior to KVM being included in RHEL, and in ...
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Xen HVM Linux DomU fails with I/O errors

I am using Xen hardware-based virtualization for sevaral Linux DomUs. One of them keeps failing randomly with I/O errors when there is heavy I/O load in other DomUs. dmesg contains is the following ...
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Easiest way to convert HVM DomU to PVM?

I've got a bunch of Xen 3.4 DomUs that are currently running as HVM because of our infrastructure (Kickstart which doesn't handle Xen PVM yet). Both DomU and Dom0 are RHEL5 machines. If I understand ...
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Ubuntu 9.04 server install hangs as DomU with HVM

I am currently trying to install Ubuntu 9.04 server as DomU using hardware virtualization. Whenever I boot up the domain, the splash screen works well, but as soon as I select "Install Ubuntu server", ...