> Thanks for the info.
> I assume form the
> > kernel = "/mnt/public/xen/linux-rescue"
> line that you are using a pv domU.
> Can one NFS boot an hvm system?
> On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 10:13 AM, Felix Kuperjans
>> I am using NFS root filesystem for many of my domUs on XEN 4.0.0 for
>> rescue systems.
>> It's just as it should be:
>> # General information:
>> name = "Rescue"
>> memory = 2048
>> vcpus = 4
>> # Boot configuration:
>> kernel = "/mnt/public/xen/linux-rescue"
>> root = "/dev/nfs"
>> nfs_root = "/mnt/rescue"
>> # Additional configuration:
>> nographic = "yes"
>> timer_mode = 1
>> # Kernel network configuration:
>> interface = "eth0"
>> ip = "10.157.0.1"
>> netmask = "255.252.0.0"
>> gateway = "10.156.0.1"
>> hostname = "rescue.domain"
>> nfs_server = "10.156.0.1"
>> # Network interfaces:
>> vif = [ "mac=00:16:3e:9d:00:01,vifname=vif-rescue" ]
>> # Virtual disks:
>> disk = [ ]
>> Some things you need to do:
>> 1. Root filesystem over NFS support in the domU kernel
>> 2. NFS export on Dom0 ro or rw and only IP-based authentification
>> 3. Use NFSv3; NFSv4 has no root-fs support without an initrd and many
>> extra settings.
>> 4. Network settings must be correct at boot time (kernel level
>> autoconfiguration), so have to adopt my settings to your network setup
>> (mine is routing with internal IPs, NAT and much firewalling, far away
>> from default bridging)
>> Felix Kuperjans
>> Am 28.05.2010 18:50, schrieb Bruce Edge:
>>> Has anyone been able to get domU NFS boots working with any version of
>>> Xen 4.x? If so, can you please post your config? Both the dom0 Xen
>>> version & kernel, as well as the domU config file.
>>> I've spent a lot of time running through all the docs, HOWTO's and
>>> published configs and assorted patches for Ubuntu 9x-10x and Xen 4x
>>> trying NFS booting with each. I'm not going to document all the
>>> failure modes here as I've already posted most to the xen-devel list.
>>> I'm starting to think that it plain doesn't work with Xen 4. Does
>>> anyone else use this?
>>> Thanks in advance.
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