[CentOS-virt] Ubuntu 8.04 DomU image from jailtime.org on CentOS 5.2 Dom0

Devraj Mukherjee devraj at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 07:55:00 UTC 2009

Hi Todd / all,

Thanks again for responding to me. Interestingly the screen dump of
virt-install on that howto is different from mine. Mine actually
doesn't ask about fully virtualized guests.

How can I start virt-install to boot from an ISO?


On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 4:52 PM, Todd Deshane <deshantm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 12:41 AM, Devraj Mukherjee <devraj at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Todd,
>> Thanks for the message. I got a little bit further but still no joy,
>> its stops with the following messages. Is it better off installing
>> Ubuntu in the image?
> Boris has a bunch of howtos on this sort of thing...
> Here is one for Ubuntu on CentOS 5.2:
> http://bderzhavets.wordpress.com/2008/10/28/install-ubuntu-intrepid-server-pv-domu-at-xen-33-port-via-httpgetco-centos-52-dom0/
> I am pretty sure that problem below is still fixable, but the hour is
> late, so I remember the solution...
> Google and/or xen.markmail.org may have some hints for you...
> Best of Luck.
> Todd
>> mount: could not find filesystem '/dev/root'
>> Setting up other filesystems.
>> Setting up new root fs
>> setuproot: moving /dev failed: No such file or directory
>> no fstab.sys, mounting internal defaults
>> setuproot: error mounting /proc: No such file or directory
>> setuproot: error mounting /sys: No such file or directory
>> Switching to new root and running init.
>> unmounting old /dev
>> unmounting old /proc
>> unmounting old /sys
>> switchroot: mount failed: No such file or directory
>> Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!
>>  [root at sphere auto]#
> --
> Todd Deshane
> http://todddeshane.net
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