[CentOS-virt] Fedora 12 184.108.40.206-127.fc12 domU on CentOS 5.4 2.6.18-164.6.1.el5xen fails to boot
Scot P. Floess
sfloess at nc.rr.com
Tue Dec 1 18:22:06 UTC 2009
What happens is /boot is always installing as ext4 - no matter what I set
it to be in my kickstart file.
I use Cobbler/KOAN for my VM installs... What did you do to get F12
installed as a VM?
On Tue, 1 Dec 2009, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 09:22:55AM -0500, Scot P. Floess wrote:
>> So, to be honest, I don't recall seeing that option in my BIOS - but I've
>> not looked either. I installed the x86_64 version of F11 and it works
>> Again, this isn't really a big issue as this is all stuff on my home
>> network. I was pleased just to be able to run F11 in some capacity as a
>> Xen guest :)
>> Now, if I could just get F12 to work ;)
> What's the problem with F12? :)
> Works for me, both as Xen PV domU and as dom0 (using custom dom0 kernel).
> -- Pasi
>> On Tue, 1 Dec 2009, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
>>> On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 09:44:13PM -0500, Scot P. Floess wrote:
>>>> So, as it turns out, my issue seems to be running a CentOS 5.4 x86_64 host
>>>> and an i386 F11 VM. I used another machine running CentOS 5.4 i386
>>>> host and was able to launch, no changes, the F11 i386 VM.
>>>> Is there any reason I should see the failure listed below? I've not yet
>>>> tried to install F11 x86_64 as a VM on the CentOS 5.4 x86_64 host.
>>> Hmm.. iirc F11 GA kernel has some xen-related bugs (at least NX and xsave).
>>> Not sure if your crash is one of those though..
>>> Did you try toggling the NX (No eXecute memory protection) setting in
>>> There was workarounds for those in post RHEL 5.4 virttest kernels, so
>>> could try those aswell..
>>> Some bugzillas that might be related:
>>> You could try updated post-5.4 Xen / dom0 kernel rpms from here:
>>> or from: http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5/
>>> -- Pasi
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