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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen unprivileged domain not booting

On Sat, Aug 21, 2004 at 08:24:22AM +0100, Ian Pratt wrote:
> Very odd. The 'short writes' suggest that there's some serious
> disagreement about the size of the partition that's being
> exported. 
> > I downloaded the xeno-unstable-src.tgz tarball on August 12th.  I
> > can try a newer version if anyone thinks that will help.
> It might be worth a try, as there have been literally hundreds of
> changesets since then!

OK, I tried the version available yesterday.  It had the same
problem, i.e. short writes.

> BTW: which document did you get the 'xda' syntax from? I believe
> 'xda' still works, but I haven't used it myself in ages as it's
> now possible to export a device to appear as a hd[abcd] or
> sd[abcd] in the guest domain. This has the advantage that it
> typically avoids the need to edit the /etc/fstab.

I get the same problem regardless of whether it's called xda or
hda.  I did not try xda with yesterday's snapshot.

> If you still have problems, please can you enable the debug flags
> in drivers/xen/blkback/common.h and rebuild and try again. You
> should get some messages appear in dom0 if you do a dmesg.

This file doesn't seem to be available for 2.4.26, which is what
I'm using.  I do find it in the 2.6.7 sparse tree.

Thanks for your time!

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