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Re: [Xen-users] HVM-guest doesn't boot from virtual disk

To: Alexander Wendland <nospam@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] HVM-guest doesn't boot from virtual disk
From: Todd Deshane <todd.deshane@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2010 00:44:38 -0500
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On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 10:32 AM, Alexander Wendland <nospam@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello,
> I've installed a HVM-guest on xen 4.0.1 with following disk-config:
> disk = ['phy:/dev/vg_virtual/test,sda,w','file:/root/foo.iso,hda:cdrom,r' ]
> "/dev/vg_virtual/test" is a logical volum (LVM2), the iso is an image-file.
> The installation of the Linux-system (booting from cd, setup,...) was
> finished sucessful and the maschine will be restarted.
> The rebooted system doesn't boot from the virtual harddisk and is booting
> from "cd" again.
> After disabling cd-booting via boot="c" and restart the maschine says:
> Booting from Harddisk...
> Boot from Harddisk failed: could not read the boot disk
> No bootable device found.
> I've tried different distributions, also installing in an image-file with
> the same result.
> There are data on the disk. I cann see the partitions and can mount it
> (extract via kapartx).
> Booting the vm from cd is working. The rescue-system can mount the
> partitionsand I cann work with it.
> Booting from "harddisk" will be failed.
> What is wrong? Who can help?

Could you post your guest config file to the list?


Todd Deshane

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