XAPI On CentOS 6

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Revision as of 17:23, 26 March 2013 by Johngarbutt (talk | contribs) (Tuesday 26th March 2013)

There is a project to get XCP running on CentOS 6.3


To track progress, we will meet:

  • #centos-devel on freenode
  • Tuesdays at 17.00 - 17.30 UTC

The current agenda:

  • Progress with building
  • Progress with packing
  • Other related packages
    • OVS

To add more agenda items, please add above, or email John Garbutt.

Past Meetings

Tuesday 26th March 2013

  • Progress building XAPI:
    • new OCAML 4.00.1 rpms look good
    • Created a script to automate build and install: https://github.com/johngarbutt/xcp-devinstall
    • johnthetubaguy blocked by issues with xenstore and vif plug scripts
    • mcclurmc: taking a look vif plug issues
  • Packaging

Tuesday 19th March 2013

  • Progress building XAPI:
    • permissions issues solved: issue with libvhd linking
    • xenstore issues hit with latest ocaml bindings to xenstore
    • possibly issues with VIF plug scripts
    • johnthetubaguy: to email list about move to ocamlxenstore
  • Packaging
    • no progress on libvirt
    • OCAML current 3.12.1 rpm is missing deps to build OPAM (compiler-libs)
    • z00dax trying fedora-19 OCAML build
    • will need to update other ocaml-* packages too
  • Informal meet up in Cambridge, Friday 22nd, contact mcclurmc for details

Tuesday 12th March 2013

  • Progress:
    • permissions issues, possible fix, storage not quite working, OVS not quite working, VM not quite starting
    • agreed success criteria: VM working, with OVS vif, VHD disk (+ maybe raw iSCSI disk)
  • Packaging:
    • work on OCAML 4.00.1 (or 3.12.1)
    • OPAM is probably not needed for the rpm packaging, but may need omake, ocamlfind and others
    • try to avoid automake etc. upgrade, only needed for OPAM
    • Others: wait till we have a working prototype
  • Next meeting:
    • same time next week

Tuesday 5th March 2013

  • Quick update, only Mike and John present

Related Pages

XCP Building Instructions