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Re: [Xen-devel] pvgrub boot problems

To: M A Young <m.a.young@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] pvgrub boot problems
From: Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2010 23:25:09 +0200
Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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M A Young, le Tue 06 Apr 2010 10:55:30 +0100, a écrit :
> On Tue, 6 Apr 2010, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> >M A Young, le Mon 05 Apr 2010 19:05:33 +0100, a écrit :
> >>Yes, I have applied that and the patch you posted just before it and it
> >>fixes the crash issue if there is no frame buffer. The boot still fails
> >>for me because of the gzip issue but it didn't get that far previously
> >>with this setup.
> >
> >The gzip issue?  Is your kernel really a gzip file, not something else?
> >(like bz2 or such).
> Yes, the older style for xen kernels, still used for some guests such as 
> Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5, is to have a gzipped vmlinux executable. 
> Xen support for bzimage style kernels is relatively recent.

The problem with compression and crashes when using the fb should be
fixed by my latest patch (Fix crash on frontend shutdown failures)


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