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Re: [Xen-users] ServeRAID 4Lx - Plain works - Xen not

To: Ian Pratt <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] ServeRAID 4Lx - Plain works - Xen not
From: Frank Burkhardt <fbo2@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2005 17:38:42 +0100
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On Wed, Dec 28, 2005 at 02:17:33PM -0000, Ian Pratt wrote:
> > I try to install Xen 3.0.0 on a IBM x342 with a ServeRAID 4Lx 
> > controller. 
> > The box boots with "plain" (aic7xx- and 
> > serveraid-support included). It does not with a similar 
> > configuration of
> The kernel has ServeRAID support. You just need to build an
> appropriate initrd -- or follow the RPM install instructions.

I've got a comparable problem with a simple AMD-Duron-based system.
The plain kernel without xen is booting fine while the xenified dom0
can't find the root device (a scsi-disk on an ancient Adaptec-aic7xxx).

Do I need a initrd, too?

If yes: Why?



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