Debian / Ubuntu DomU Guest on RHEL / CentOS 5 Dom0 Xen Host

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We have got mostly RedHat RHEL5 and CentOS 5 servers in this data center. Recently there is a need to have a Debian Lenny and Ubuntu Lucid Lynx installation for some temperary projects. Instead of setting up two new machines, it makes more sense to create two virtual Xen servers.

Installing Debian Lenny xen guest is a relatively easy task. All you need to do is to use the virt-install command that is from the python-virtinst package: