26.8. Starting domains automatically during system boot

26.8. Starting domains automatically during system boot

You can configure your guests to start automatically when you boot the system. To do this, you must modify the symbolic links that resides in /etc/xen/auto . This file points to the guest configuration files that you need to start automatically. The start up process is serialized, meaning that the higher the number of guests, the longer the boot process will take. This example shows you how to use symbolic links for the guest rhel5vm01 :

# cd /etc/xen
# cd auto
# ls
# ln -s ../rhel5vm01 .
# ls -l
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 14 Dec 14 10:02 rhel5vm01 -> ../rhel5vm01
#

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