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Re: [Xen-users] trying to boot dom0 kernel: nothing happens

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] trying to boot dom0 kernel: nothing happens
From: John Bucy <bucy-xen@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2005 13:27:03 -0400
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On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 07:22:18PM -0400, John Bucy wrote:
> I'm trying to boot the 2.0.6 binary distribution on an SMP dell box.
> The dom0 is a debian/sarge installation that's maybe 2 months
> out-of-date. Not knowing otherwise, I suspect that SMP/ACPI is the
> source of trouble here.  I've tried various permutations of the boot
> options for both xen and the dom0 kernel and they don't seem to have
> much effect.  In particular, nosmp/acpi=off doesn't seem to prevent it
> from parsing the bios tables, etc.

The same binaries boot on my laptop so I'm inclined to believe that
the SMP box is the source of trouble.  I don't really care about this
particular machine -- it was what I had lying around for testing -- but
someone else might.


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