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RE: [Xen-devel] ask help on booting Xen

  • To: "Ian Pratt" <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Sun, Ning" <ning.sun@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 18:34:27 +0800
  • Cc: <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Delivery-date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 10:35:55 +0000
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] ask help on booting Xen


Thanks for reply.
I use a dell 650 workstation, I guess Xen did not find a driver for my
scsi controller.
Your suggestions is too simple.
How can fix it ?



-----Original Message-----
From: Ian Pratt [mailto:Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 6:29 PM
To: Sun, Ning
Cc: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] ask help on booting Xen 

> Hi,
> I installed the Xen 2.0 successfully,but I met following problems when

> booting up Xen:
> Boot-NFS: No NFS Server available, giving up
> NFS: Unable to mount root fs via NFS, trying floppy

This is booting domain 0, rather than starting other domains, right?

It probably means that the default kernel doesn't contain a device
driver for your disk controller. Is it some unusual scsi or sata

Try enabling it in the xen0 kernel config and rebuilding. If you look in
the full boot messages you should see if any hardware is being


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