Re: why did FC6 install a XEN kernel on my inspiron?

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On Tuesday 07 November 2006 14:51, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: Tom Horsley <[email protected]>
> >Sent: Nov 7, 2006 9:41 AM
> >To: [email protected]
> >Cc: For users of Fedora <[email protected]>
> >Subject: Re: why did FC6 install a XEN kernel on my inspiron?
> >
> >My system can support Xen, but I was also surprised to find nothing
> >except a Xen kernel installed when I did a clean install. I had to
> >install the non-Xen kernel via yum.
> >
> >I don't know if you can run yum install from rescue mode, but that
> > might be an option to get the non-Xen kernel if you can't boot at all
> > with the Xen kernel.
> i believe my error was that i've never played with XEN before and,
> during the install, i selected "virtualization" thinking, "hey, maybe
> i'll get around to playing with that some day."
> as i read it now, selecting that was what gave me the XEN kernel to
> begin with, is that right?
> rday

That's what I found. If you select virtulization during the install it 
only seems to installl the Xen kernel. Don't know if that's a bug or a 
feature ;-)



Tony Molloy.

System Manager.
Dept. of Comp. Sci.
University of Limerick

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