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From Remi Bergsma <RBerg...@schubergphilis.com>
Subject Re: XenServer 7
Date Wed, 25 May 2016 20:55:42 GMT
As far as I know previous versions were based on Centos 5 even ;-)

Regards, Remi 

> On 25 May 2016, at 16:55, Rafael Weingärtner <rafaelweingartner@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Oh, I did know that, thanks for sharing Will.
> 
> I was reading their Release notes; it seems that their “major changes”
> section does not reflect the experience you are getting.
> 
> On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 11:42 AM, Will Stevens <wstevens@cloudops.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> CentOS changes a LOT, especially around networking, so I would not be
>> surprised if it does not work. It still takes me like 20 minutes to figure
>> out what the hell I am doing when I login to CentOS7.  No ifconfig, no
>> iptables, etc, etc, etc...  They pretty much did a wholesale change of
>> everything you expect to be there.
>> 
>> Lots of testing will have to be done on this and I have not tried to do
>> that yet...
>> 
>> *Will STEVENS*
>> Lead Developer
>> 
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>> 
>> On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 9:35 AM, Rafael Weingärtner <
>> rafaelweingartner@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Considering those scripts you are right; but, my main concerns would be
>>> regarding some XAPI change. The scripts that we create and inject into
>> the
>>> Dom0 should not be that intrusive.
>>> 
>>> I do not know about the differences between CentOS 6 and 7, but the only
>>> way I see a script stopping working is that if a program that the script
>>> uses does not come with the CentOS 7 that is bundled with XenServer or if
>>> that program does not work with CentOS 7 anymore.
>>> I do not recall every single task that those scripts execute, at the top
>> of
>>> my memory I can say that they play with the systems' firewall. They also
>>> mount, copy, and move some files around. I believe they also remove some
>>> configurations from the XAPI sometimes.
>>> 
>>> Looking at the release notes in [1], it seems that none of the scripts
>>> should stop working. However, to be sure about every single function and
>>> task that ACS execute on XenServer a batch of tests would be required.
>>> 
>>> [1]
>> https://wiki.centos.org/Manuals/ReleaseNotes/CentOS7#head-b02657cf2e223edb2d7946cbc45086d42c2bb41b
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 10:19 AM, Paul Angus <paul.angus@shapeblue.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Rafael
>>>> 
>>>> We don’t purely use XAPI with XenServer.
>>>> XenServer 7 has a CentOS7 dom0 rather than CentOS6.  We do a whole load
>>> of
>>>> stuff behind the scenes with python and shell scripts a chunk of which
>>>> won't work anymore.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Kind regards,
>>>> 
>>>> Paul Angus
>>>> 
>>>> paul.angus@shapeblue.com
>>>> www.shapeblue.com
>>>> 53 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London  WC2N 4HSUK
>>>> @shapeblue
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Rafael Weingärtner [mailto:rafaelweingartner@gmail.com]
>>>> Sent: 25 May 2016 14:12
>>>> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
>>>> Subject: Re: XenServer 7
>>>> 
>>>> Will there be any change on the XAPI? If not, it already works (just
>> the
>>>> new functions, if any, that will not be used).
>>>> 
>>>> On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 9:59 AM, Paul Angus <paul.angus@shapeblue.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Is anyone here working on XenServer 7 support for CloudStack?
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Kind regards,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Paul Angus
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> paul.angus@shapeblue.com
>>>>> www.shapeblue.com
>>>>> 53 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London  WC2N 4HSUK @shapeblue
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> Rafael Weingärtner
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Rafael Weingärtner
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Rafael Weingärtner

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