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Re: [Xen-users] Cannot start PV guests

To: Andreas Sommer <AndiDog@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Cannot start PV guests
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2009 14:18:26 +0300
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On Wed, Sep 02, 2009 at 11:48:37AM +0100, Andreas Sommer wrote:
> I'm currently having a hard time starting a PV domain on my notebook (HP 
> EliteBook 6930p). This is the output of xm create -c config.cfg:
> This is the configuration file:
> kernel = '/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.30-rc6-andi-tip'
> ramdisk = '/boot/initrd.img-2.6.30-rc6-andi-tip'
> memory = '128'
> vif = []
> disk = 
> ['file:/myxendomains/c08d06e6-cb72-48ab-88a9-24360beff248/disk0.img,sda1,w']
> root = '/dev/sda1 ro'
> name = 'c08d06e6-cb72-48ab-88a9-24360beff248'
> uuid = 'c08d06e6-cb72-48ab-88a9-24360beff248'
> extra = "video=xenfb xencons=tty1"
> vfb = ['type=vnc,vncdisplay=10']
> vnc = 1
> The kernel comes from 
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jeremy/xen.git, with dom0
> support deactivated. All kernel modules have been copied to the domain's 
> /lib/module.

Why don't you run vanilla/standard 2.6.30.latest kernel? It has Xen
pv_ops domU support included out-of-the-box.

xen.git is only needed for dom0 support. (And the latest pv_ops dom0
kernel is 2.6.31-rc6, in rebase/master branch of that git tree).

-- Pasi

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