- How to install Xen Level-1 Hypervisor on Debian Buster
- How to configure bridged networking
# install xen-hypervisor and xen-tools apt-get install xen-hypervisor-4.11-amd64 xen-tools # if you need to, check current version of xen-hypervisor available in the repo with: apt-cache search xen-hypervisor # in previous versions of debian, it was necessary to prioritize Xen over native linux in /etc/default/grub # in Buster, this is not required.
# create the bridge brctl addbr xenbr0 # add interfaces to the bridge brctl addif xenbr0 enp3s0
This is an example of my /etc/network/interfaces file
iface enp3s0 inet manual auto xenbr0 iface xenbr0 inet dhcp bridge_ports enp3s0
# make the following changes to /etc/default/xendomains , and this will force the VMs to shutdown upon dom0 shutdown instead of clogging up /var with system resume images. XENDOMAINS_RESTORE=false XENDOMAINS_SAVE=""