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Re: [Xen-users] Can't boot domU from iso

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Can't boot domU from iso
From: Mark Williamson <maw48@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 18:38:38 +0000
Cc: James Pifer <jep@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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There's some boot order option somewhere.  On my ancient version of Xen it's 
 to set the boot order as CD, hard drive, floppy disk (for example)

Have you fiddled with this (or equivalent for your setup)


On Tuesday 10 February 2009 17:41:24 James Pifer wrote:
> I have a windows 2000 domU and I'm trying to boot off an iso file. I
> shutdown the domU, added the iso file as a cdrom, then restarted the
> domU. It boots win2k instead.
> Next I removed both disks (domU is using an image file). Then I added
> the iso as the first drive, the hard drive img as second, still boots
> win2k.
> Next I removed the win2k drive completely and only had the iso file, and
> now nothing boots.
> Obviously that tells me something is wrong with the iso file. The iso
> file is systemrescuecd 1.1.5 and the md5sum matches the web site, so I
> think the iso is good. This system is remote so I can't burn the iso to
> a cd and go that route.
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks,
> James
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