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[Xen-devel] Re: Using Debian packages

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Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: Using Debian packages
From: Nuutti Kotivuori <naked@xxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 19:34:59 +0200
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Lars E. D. Jensen wrote:
>> xen.gz is the hypervisor. xen-linux-2.6.10 is your kernel. They
>> should *not* be the same size at all:
>> -rw-r--r--  1 root root  116602 Feb  4 00:40 /boot/xen.gz
>> -rw-r--r--  1 root root 2210694 Feb  9 01:36
>> /boot/xen-linux-2.6.10-xen0-shiro-1
>> Please reinstall the debian package you made with make-kpkg, you've
>> probably corrupted your kernel binary somehow.
> Ok, should the debian package I've created also generate a xen.gz
> file in /boot?

No, it is not included in the packages. However, I think that is a bug
in the packages - xen.gz should be included, otherwise they are

> Or should the xen.gz be copied from the binary dist allways?

For now, you should copy it.

> I've reinstalled now, but now I get kernel panic with some message
> "unknown bootoptions", it reboots in 1 sec and I'm not able to read
> that fast! :/

Add 'noreboot' on the line where you load xen.gz in grub.

-- Naked

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