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Xen HowTo: Installing windows

Simple walkthrough for installing Windows on Xen.

This short guide describes how to install Windows XP or Windows 2003 Server on Xen. It provides an overview of the Debian Linux Etch installation, and detailed steps for installing and configuring Xen and starting the Windows XP or Windows 2003 Server
installation.

Requirements

* CPU with either Intel’s Vanderpool (IVT - Intel Virtualization Technology) or AMD’s Pacifica Technology (AMD virtualization)
* Windows iso-image

First you need to install Xen on Debian Etch:
sudo apt-get install xen-linux-system-2.6.18-4-xen-686 libc6-xen bridge-utils

Boot into the newly installed Xen enabled Linux kernel
sudo reboot

Then adjusted the network settings in /etc/xen/xend-config.sxp. Enabling the network bridge:
(network-script network-bridge)


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