Jul
18
2009
1

How to use the ODBC driver to Connect to MySQL database in Fedora 10

A few weeks back I covered connecting ODBC to MS-SQL, but today we are going to do the same thing with MySQL.  The process is very similar.  One might ask, why use ODBC driver in the first place?  The reason is simple, there are many flavors of SQL and the ODBC driver allows one standard […]

Mar
22
2009
2

Fedora 11 will likely not include Xen Dom0 (virtualization) support

I (like many of you) have been patiently waiting since Fedora 8 for Dom0(Domain 0) Xen support in Fedora.  Why hasn’t Red Hat or the Fedora Project made an announcement? Haven’t we been good? I mean libvirtd is great and all, but Xen PV(paravirtualized) VM’s destroy. I did some googling to get to the bottom […]

Feb
28
2009
0

UPDATE: Using Multiple interfaces with KVM and Xen

I had a system crash with blinking keyboard lights. The error has something to do with either ACPI power states or the bridge interface. On my system setting br1 to DHCP causes some kind of issue when using DHCP, here is my log: Feb 26 03:25:29 mattcom1 dhclient: DHCPREQUEST on br1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 […]

Feb
26
2009
20

Using Multiple interfaces with KVM and Xen

I’ve been meaning to write a post on ethernet bridges and how they can easily be used to accommodate virtual machines with their “own” physical NIC(Network Interface Card).  I see a ton of post online about people struggling to get multiple ethernet cards to work in Xen and other hypervisors like KVM.  A common complaint […]

Jan
21
2009
2

Windows 7 Beta running on Fedora 10 KVM

I was interested to know if the Windows 7 Beta was bootable in Fedora 10 w/ KVM/libvirt setup.  I was surprised that it was a fairly quick and flawless install.  In fact I was happy to finally see a Microsoft product worth getting excited for. The install was painless with no driver errors, crashes and […]

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