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Re: [Xen-users] please explain this xen error message to me (newbie here

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Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2007 16:09:59 -0800 (PST)
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I have exactly the same problem.

anyone got any ideas?

extendedping wrote:
> "an error has occured. no valid devices were found on which to create a
> file system"
> this message is what I get installing a copy of fedroa6 on fedora6 using
> xen.  now the instructions in fedora said either specify a file or
> partition. I made sure the file I created (called feddy6_xen) in my
> root/xenmachines directory had plenty of space..20gb left on that
> partition...so shouldn't it just install into the new file? and if I can't
> install into a file but have to create a new partition first why does the
> virt-manager in fedora ask me to create a file OR use a partition? thanks
> in advance...btw I do see the file 6.8GB sitting there in my xenmachines
> directory...so I can assume that the space has at least been allocated and
> the virt-manager shows 500mb (half of my total memory) being used by the
> virtual machine so I can only assume that the kernel is in fact up and
> running in memory...so why this error message...thanks in advance for any
> suggestions/thoughts. 

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