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RE: [Xen-devel] xen 4.2 unstable; HVM;; HD/Network card error

To: Walter Robert Ditzler <ditwal001@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] xen 4.2 unstable; HVM;; HD/Network card error
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Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 11:42:35 +0100
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On Sun, 24 Jul 2011, Walter Robert Ditzler wrote:
> hi list members,
> i had several problems with my new xen installations, 4.2 unstable with
> 2.6.39-3 and hvm guests. I can finally say that almost all problems have
> been gone :-) to  be honest I believe the kernels and 3 were the
> problem.
> this weekend I used the mainline 3.0.0 kernel with an actual version of xen
> 4.2 unstable, and here we go:
> - booting of squeeze guests, ok (before hang on grub)
> - booting of win 7 x64 guests, ok
> - booting of win 2008r2 x64 guests, ok
> the only little problem which has left is on squeeze guests.
> the squeeze guest comes up until grub. but then it takes around 2 minutes
> until the squeeze guest installation continues to start up. that would be
> really nice get to be solved in the near future.

Can you please add debug and loglevel=9 to the guest kernel command line
options and then post the output of the guest booting?
It might help to setup the guest to use the emulated serial.
Also it would be helpful if you could post the output of xenstore-ls run
on the host.

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