Am Dienstag, den 23.12.2008, 10:54 +0000 schrieb M C:
Hi M C,
> I'm trying to install a Debian 4.0 DomU on a Centos 5.2 DomO but I'm
> having problems. Using the Debian image from jailtime.org with the
> following config file:
> kernel = "/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-92.1.22.el5xen"
initrd/ramdisk-line is missing here!
> memory = 1024
> name = "debian.4-0.64"
> vif = [ '' ]
> disk = ['file:/srv/xen/debian.4-0.64.img,sdb1,w',]
> on_reboot = 'destroy'
> on_crash = 'destroy'
> root = "/dev/sdb1 ro"
> I end up with the following errors on trying to start up the image:
> attempt to access beyond end of device
> ram0: rw=0, want=18446744056529682440, limit=32768
> isofs_fill_super: bread failed, dev=ram0, iso_blknum=17,
> No filesystem could mount root, tried: ext2 iso9660
> Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on
i would guess that the needed modules are in initrd, which is not
> Here's what's set up on the host machine:
> root% df -h
> Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> 143G 22G 114G 17% /
> /dev/sdb1 99M 36M 59M 38% /boot
> tmpfs 1.2G 0 1.2G 0% /dev/shm
> I should say that I have a guest Centos DomU running just fine on this
> DomO, but it's the Debian image that's giving me fun and games. This
> is the (autogenerated) config file that works for the Centos DomU:
> name = "vmserver"
> memory = "1024"
> disk = [ 'tap:aio:/srv/xen/vmserver.img,xvda,w', ]
> vif = [ 'bridge=xenbr0', ]
> on_reboot = 'restart'
> on_crash = 'restart'
> Any clues on how I can get the Debian image to work would be much
Wether say ramdisk= or use pygrub.
BTW: I am using xen-tools for setting up debian-based-guest-systems,
which runs very fine - also on centos5.
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