Updated : Dec 30, 2016 in Linux

pygrub: Unable to find partition containing kernel

Introduction: Lately after I upgraded many packages in a Xen 4.4 DOMU VM the pygrub could not boot the VM any more. During the security…

Updated : Dec 03, 2016 in Linux

‘init: plymouth-upstart-bridge main process ended, respawning’ error messages at boot.

I installed a new Ubuntu 14.04 as a Xen server and found out that on booting the following messages repeated itself many times, [ 2.811553]…

Updated : Nov 29, 2016 in Linux

Installing Xen Hypervisor 4.8 on Debian Jessie

Introduction: I was looking for a way to install Xen 4.8 in Jessie because in some of the newest Processors Intel series called Skylake the…

Updated : Nov 13, 2016 in Linux

Ubuntu 16.10 : xenconsole: Could not read tty from store: Success

Introduction: After having had some stability problems, with running Xen DOMUs under Ubuntu 16.04/Xen 4.6, I decided to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.10/Xen 4.7. Unfortunately, as…

Updated : Feb 05, 2016 in Linux

Creating a new Xen Debian virtual machine from scratch

Introduction: In this tutorial a new virtual machine based on Debian Jessie distribution will be created from scratch with minimal components. Assumption: The Xen Hypervisor…

Updated : Feb 03, 2016 in Linux

Installing Xen 4.4 on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS (Trusty)

Introduction: This HowTo assumes that the Internet access from VMs via DOM0 and the private LAN are done using the Bridge method. In the previous…

Updated : May 22, 2015 in Bash

Extending dynamically Linux RAMs in VMWare VM without rebooting

Situation: Need to raise the amount of RAM in a VMWare VM without rebooting. Solution: - In VMWare interface: Raise the amount of RAM for…

Updated : May 22, 2015 in Linux

Update the number of CPU dynamically in a VMWare VM

Situation: I've come across a situation where I needed to LIVE-raise the number of CPUs for a VMWAre Linux VM without having to reboot. Solution:…

Updated : Apr 05, 2015 in Linux

Installing Xen 4.4 on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS (Trusty) in a Hetzner server with 8 IPs subnet

Hetzner Germany has very fast and not expensive rentals of Hardware servers available. In order to communicate internally via private network between Xen-DOMUs and DOM0,…

Updated : Aug 07, 2014 in Linux

Install Xen 4.1 on Debian Wheezy in a Hetzner Dedicated server

Hetzner Germany has very fast and not expensive rentals of Hardware servers available. In order to communicate internally via private network between Xen-DOMUs and DOM0,…