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Re: [Xen-users] how to add loop device support to domU?

To: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] how to add loop device support to domU?
From: Rudi Ahlers <Rudi@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 7 Sep 2009 16:44:30 +0200
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On Mon, Sep 7, 2009 at 7:31 AM, Fajar A. Nugraha<fajar@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 7, 2009 at 12:26 PM, Rudi Ahlers<Rudi@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> root@mars:[~]$ modprobe loop
>> FATAL: Could not load /lib/modules/2.6.18-128.4.1.el5xen/modules.dep:
>> No such file or directory
>> root@mars:[~]$ uname -a
>> Linux mars.softdux.com 2.6.18-128.4.1.el5xen #1 SMP Tue Aug 4 20:51:12
>> EDT 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> Looks like RHEL/Centos5 kernel? If so, the loop module is already
> compiled as a module. You just need to put it at the right place.
> Here's from mine:
> # uname -a
> Linux eoffice03 2.6.18-128.1.10.el5xen #1 SMP Wed Apr 29 14:24:51 EDT
> 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> # modinfo loop
> filename:       
> /lib/modules/2.6.18-128.1.10.el5xen/kernel/drivers/block/loop.ko
> alias:          block-major-7-*
> license:        GPL
> srcversion:     82DB6DB3DABF3B945D6394D
> depends:
> vermagic:       2.6.18-128.1.10.el5xen SMP mod_unload gcc-4.1
> parm:           max_loop:Maximum number of loop devices (1-256) (int)
> My guess is your domU was created manually, and whoever created it
> forgot to copy  /lib/modules/2.6.18-128.4.1.el5xen directory.
> --
> Fajar
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Hi Fajar,

I'm using the Stacklet.com images, so they are pre-created.

The question is, how do I get the correct XEN kernel headers into the
domU, since it's using a different kernel than the dom0 and yum won't
install the older version

Kind Regards
Rudi Ahlers
CEO, SoftDux Hosting
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