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Re: [Xen-devel] Invalid or unsupported executable format, or is it a reiserfs problem?

  • To: Filip Sergeys <filip.sergeys@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Christian Limpach <christian.limpach@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2005 20:22:09 +0100
  • Cc: Steven Hand <Steven.Hand@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On 18 Feb 2005 14:03:07 +0100, Filip Sergeys
<filip.sergeys@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have reinstalled that machine with a ext3 /boot partition and a reiserfs /
> partition 
> Entry for Xen: 
> title Xen-2.0 
> root (hd0,0) # also tried without 
> kernel /xen.gz dom0_mem=64000 
> module /vmlinux-2.6.10-xen0 root=/dev/hda4 ro console=tty0
> console=ttyS0,115200n8 
> module /initrd.img-2.6.10-xen0 #also tried without 

You need to pass com1=115200,8n1 on the "kernel /xen.gz" line and
don't need the ",115200n8"-part on the "module /vmlinux..." line.

> Result: 
> ------- 
> The xen kernel does not boot 
> I don't see anything on the terminal from grub or xenlinux  (I do see the
> output when booting the normal debian kernel) 
> I am lost ! 

Do you not see the output from grub?  Then you will need to fix that
first.  Since you have a working menu.lst for booting the normal
debian kernel, you could start from that and only change the entry.


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