FATAL: kernel too old (OpenVZ)

Having recently set up OpenVZ on Xen, I wanted to create a Debian 7 VPS for a friend. Unfortunately, after creation, the VPS would not start. I kept receiving the following error message: FATAL: kernel too old This is actually an error message from the VPS, not the OpenVZ node level. In short, the new […]

Installing HyperVM Inside a CentOS/RHEL 5 Xen VM

Prepare a Xen VM with a minimal install of CentOS/RHEL 5 (64bit or 32bit). Make sure you have set your host name and IP Addressing etc. The VM should have internet access (obviously). Install HyperVM following these instructions. Be sure to append [–virtualization-type=openvz] (omit the square brackets) to the install command. At the end of […]