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Re: [Xen-devel] Installation trouble on Dell Poweredge SC420

On Tue, Dec 14, 2004 at 11:27:29AM -0500, Paul Pianta wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-12-14 at 15:16 +0000, Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha wrote:
> > > 
> > > Is there any way to force load the aic79xx driver to load on the grub
> > > command line?
> > 
> > Try mkinitrd's --with option.
> Yeah I was thinking about using an initrd but was not sure how to go
> about it considering the host machine is CentOS with a
> 2.4.21-20.0.1.ELsmp kernel and the Xen kernel is 2.6.9. Can I run the
> mkinitrd command from Centos and have it build me an initrd suitable for
> booting Xen?

mkinitrd builds an initrd for the kernel that you specify, so you can
build one for 2.6.9 while running under 2.4.21.

But are you sure the xen kernel has support for the aic? Either built in
or as a module?

Luciano Rocha

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