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 […]

Mounting /tmp and /var/tmp as a separate file system

After installing ConfigServer Security and Firewall, many of us try to achieve as many ‘green’ results as possible. The often tricky one (or two) options to achieve, is mounting /tmp and /var/tmp as ‘separate’ file systems. On a bare metal linux installation (no virtualisation) this is easy to achieve by creating a file system (partition […]