[CentOS-virt] Fedora 12 domU will not boot kernel
pasik at iki.fi
Mon Feb 1 08:20:26 UTC 2010
On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 10:57:02AM +1100, Norman Gaywood wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 09, 2010 at 03:45:15PM +0200, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 10:08:25AM -0500, Tait Clarridge wrote:
> > > > > Also please try running "xm console" for the guest and see what it does
> > > > > and where it crashes..
> > Make sure your domU kernel has these kernel cmdline options:
> > "console=hvc0 earlyprintk=xen"
> Do these options work with the F11 guest kernel (2.6.30) as well?
Yes, they'll work for all pv_ops kernels.
> > Also, what hardware was this? There has been some fixes to the incorrect
> > cpuid masking causing guest kernel crashes on new cpus, and some of
> > those are fixed in upcoming EL 5.5 Xen.
> Are these going to be in 5.4?
Not sure. At least in 5.5.
> I'm running 2.6.18-164.11.1.el5xen and the fedora kernels for F11 and F12
> are not very stable for me. Dom0 is a Centos 5.4 2.6.18-164.9.1.el5xen
> These fedora kernels seem to lockup (processes get stuck in D state)
> whenever put under any load:
> Yes, I tried a fedora 11 kernel on a fedora 12 system. This is the most
> stable for me.
Do you have some easy-to-reproduce test/script so I could try it on my system?
> Here are some bugzilla entries (one posted by me) that point to this
> kernel 2.6.31 processes lock up in D state
> FC12 188.8.131.52-174.fc12.x86_64 hangs under heavy disk I/O
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