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Re: [Xen-users] Unable to boot 3.0.0-rc kernels and Xen 4.1.1

To: Prateek Sharma <prateek3.14@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Unable to boot 3.0.0-rc kernels and Xen 4.1.1
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Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2011 11:09:13 +0700
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On Sun, Jul 10, 2011 at 12:21 PM, Prateek Sharma <prateek3.14@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi
> everyone,
>         I've compiled 3.0.0-rc6 from kernel.org , with all the pv_ops
> config
> options set as per the Xen wiki. The kernel boots fine, but not
> in
> combination with Xen. All i get is a completely blank screen , and after
> a
> minute or so the machine
> reboots.
>         THe hypervisor seems to work OK with other (non-dom0 ,
> 2.6.32.x)
> kernels, i can see Xen startup messages, before it finally complains no
> dom0
> kernel
> found.
>         Is this the Xen 4 VGA issue i keep reading about? Is the
> mainline
> kernel truly ready for dom0 role without any patches
> ?

Works for me. Then again I only use text mode over serial port, so
that might make a difference.

Try disabling framebuffer/vga mode (e.g. remove "rhgb" or similar from
grub's menu). If that doesn't work, try adding "console=hvc0" to
kernel command line.


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