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Re: [Xen-devel] xenctl returning exceptions (half of the time!)

> > Ah... with just console=tty0 I do get the full error.
> > 
> > It's saying root_device_name = hdf1
> > 
> > kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k block-major-33, errno=2
> > VFS: Cannot open root device "hdf1" or 21:41
> > 
> > Perhaps XenoLinux has a problem with high number IDE devices?
> A good hypothesis ;-) You're somewhat outside the tested operational
> envelope.. 
> Some things to look for:
>  1. Does Xen detect your IDE device when it boots (if it's on some
>  weird extension card then it may not be found).
>  2. Does Xenolinux see 'hdf' when it probes for devices. If it does
>  then it should give one of those partition-listing lines:
> DOM0: Partition check:
> DOM0:  hdf: hdf1 ...
> I guess you may not be able to confirm 1 if it scrolls too fast, but I
> expect that the latter partition checks should still be visible
> onscreen when the boot fails.

Actually, if you're using Xen 1.1 then you only get access to hda thru

Please retry with xeno-unstable !

[ It's actually not very unstable any more :-) ]

 -- Keir

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