On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 10:20 PM, Mark Pryor <tlviewer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> You are mixing HVM and PV type installs.
surprised at that -- as it's similar, though admittedly not identical,
to the way in which I launch my Opensuse DomUs. more to learn ...
> I take it for granted that you prefer PV type,
> so lets remove the HVM hybrid entries.
> You might be surprised to find out that the C5.5 netinstall ISO is
> equivalent to using the xen aware boot files (vmlinuz, initrd) that you
> D/L'd separately.
wasn't sure what the netinstall cont'd -- so DL'd to be sure. good, then.
> So you can ditch any mention of hdc or cdrom.
a bit confused. how/where do I inform the install where the installer
.iso is, and how it's available?
is the presence of
extra='... method=http://mirrors.kernel.org/centos/5.5/os/x86_64 ...'
sufficient to get to the installer?
> The disk line with xvdc should be changed - xvdc is reserved (IIRC).
reserved in/by/for Centos? i've been using xvdc for opensuse guests for ages.
simply skip xvds, then, and use xvdd instead?
> boot = 'd' is HVM only (remove)
hm. again, have used that for PV clients for awhile. need to read up.
> ^--- remove this line
> #boot = 'd'
>> xm create -c /home/xen/centos_install.cfg
>> starts ok, but then hangs,
> try it again with the changes. You will get the askmethod menu by virtue of
> the boot files.
unfortunately, hangs at the same point ...
Initalizing network drop monitor service
Write protecting the kernel read-only data: 483k
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