Subject: Re: Use of Xen0
To: Another BSDer <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-xen
Date: 02/20/2006 20:54:16
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?

It really depends on the usage, but root on domain0 is equivalent to
root on all domains (and if dom0 crash, all domains crash).
So it depends on your usage, but it's probably best to run as much
program as possible in non-dom0 domains.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference