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Re: [Xen-users] debian lenny domU installation

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] debian lenny domU installation
From: louie <louie@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2009 23:31:24 +0800
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> I'm trying to install lenny guest image (in an img file) on my lenny Dom0 by 
> following the http://wiki.debian.org/Xen:
> xm create -c xm-debian.cfg install=true 
> install-mirror=ftp://ftp.XX.debian.org/debian

> i created the xen-lenny-image.img using dd, format is ext3. disk is defined 
> as (cfg file):

> disk = ['tap:aio:/xen/images/xen-lenny-image.img,xvda,w']

> once i start the installation everything looks good until the point where 
> installation process asks to specify disk driver?
> which driver to use as guest image is a file? i would assume some generic 
> driver like virtio_blk but it didn't work (installation won't proceed).
> am i missing something?

change tap:aio: to file: then debian installer can find the disk

Louie July 03, 2009   23:29:37

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