Subject: Re: Use of Xen0
To: Another BSDer <>
From: Florian Heigl <>
List: port-xen
Date: 02/20/2006 14:48:17

On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 04:02:42AM -0500, Another BSDer wrote:
> I have used Virtuozzo some.  I know with Virtuozza they say very
> strontly to not use the master vps for running anything in.
> My question is, is the same true with Xen,   should this VPS basically
> just be used as the controller and nothing else, or is it ok to use it
> for running some programs?

The advice is stronly against running applications in dom0.
To be honest, I don't always stick to it, and to stay honest it was a=20
bad idea guessing from some of the results.

A panic will tear down the dom0 and all domUs.=20
and a panic won't occur unless You mess up while playing quake or doing
bulk pkgsrc bulk builds in Your dom0.



florian heigl

Grid Computing erfreut sich gerade bei Windows-Nutzern sehr regem Zuspruch,=
wenn die Rechnerbesitzer meist nichts von ihrem Gl=FCck wissen. --f. weimer