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This environment has been marked as deprecated since 3 June 2013. Please consult the Environment_Management#Deletion_and_Deprecation to know what it means for this environment.

This page describes the 2.3 version of the xen environment based on Etch version of Debian distribution for AMD64/EM64T machines. It intends to explain how this environment was built and how to use it with Kadeploy.
This page is inspired from Lenny-x64-variants-2.3, and Lenny-x64-xen-2.0.


Identification sheet


  • Based on: Debian version lenny for amd64
  • Reference file: /grid5000/images/lenny-x64-xen-2.3.tgz at Orsay (md5sum is 7ba173eb6b339fe0110d458d987ef10f)
  • Valid on: bordeplage , bordereau , borderline , adonis , edel , genepi , chicon , chimint , chinqchint , chirloute , capricorne , sagittaire , graphene , griffon , gdx , netgdx , paradent , paramount , parapide , parapluie , helios , sol , suno, pastel , violette

Kernel version 2.6.26-2-amd64 from Debian for amd64/em64t


  • Remote console: enabled on ttyS0 at 34800 bps
  • Services: ldap:no, nfs:no
  • Accounts: root:grid5000




Please refer to the page Lenny-x64-variants-2.3 to consult how this environment was build.


The version of the variant, as well as the date where it was generate are stored within the file /root/release

Terminal.png node:
cat /root/release
Wed Apr 13 01:40:33 CEST 2011

Recording environment

Recording environment can be done from a description file. So we created the environment description file /grid5000/descriptions/lenny-x64-xen-2.3.dsc:

name : lenny-x64-xen
version : 4
description : https://www.grid5000.fr/mediawiki/index.php/Lenny-x64-variants-2.3 
author : support-staff@lists.grid5000.fr
tarball : /grid5000/images/lenny-x64-xen-2.3.tgz|tgz
postinstall : /grid5000/postinstalls/debian-x64-xen-2.3-post.tgz|tgz|traitement.ash /rambin 
kernel : /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.26-2-xen-amd64
initrd : /boot/initrd.img-2.6.26-2-xen-amd64
hypervisor : /boot/xen-3.2-1-amd64.gz
hypervisor_params : dom0_mem=1000000
fdisktype : 83
filesystem : ext3
environment_kind : xen
visibility : public
demolishing_env : 0

What's new ?

This section presents the differences between the current version of this variant and the previous version of the same variant.
These difference are expressed in terms of packages.

Here is the table listing packages present only in each version.

lenny-x64-xen-2.0 ( 8 ) lenny-x64-xen-2.3 ( 3 )
libdb3, libdb4.3, libdb4.4, libdevmapper1.02, libgpmg1, libiw28, libopencdk10, libopencdk8 daemon, mawk, xstow

You can always consult the complete list of all the packages installed in each environment with the command :

Terminal.png node:
dpkg -l
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