Euler, Christian euler at
Mon Feb 25 11:58:13 MET 2008

Hi there,

I'm going to play around with SAP on XEN (SLES10) and I've found a small thing which confuses me a bit.

SAP Note 962334 says it is required that both host and guest system have the same package patch level installed. 
This doesn't make any sense to me, because the guest systems should be completely independent from the host system when it comes to installed software (at least to my understanding). The only real dependency that comes to my mind is the kernel package...

Does anybody have a little bit more background information on this?

Christian Euler
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