[CentOS-virt] Fedora 12 18.104.22.168-127.fc12 domU on CentOS 5.4 2.6.18-164.6.1.el5xen fails to boot
pasik at iki.fi
Tue Nov 24 17:06:19 UTC 2009
On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 05:51:51PM -0500, Charles J Gruener wrote:
> I've only got the one virtual disk. /boot is on xvda1 with / and swap
> in LVs. The PV is xvda2.
Double check the F12 /boot type. It needs to be ext3 for now.
RHEL5 / CentOS5 doesn't have ext4 pygrub support yet.
Xen packages on F12 host/dom0 do support ext4 pygrub though.
> On Nov 23, 2009, at 4:43 PM, "Andri Möll" <andri at dot.ee> wrote:
> > If /boot is on another virtual drive, make sure it's the first one in
> > the VM's 'disk' listing (/etc/xen/foo). I remember reading that Xen
> > gives only the first disk to pygrub as an arg.
> > /usr/bin/pygrub is a Python script. Probably printing the 'file'
> > var to
> > stderr before the line fsimage.open(file, get_fs_offset(file)) shows
> > what it's trying to open.
> > Andri
> > On Mon, 2009-11-23 at 15:59 -0500, Charles J Gruener wrote:
> >> I specifically call out to create an ext3 filesystem in the
> >> kickstart file for /boot. I did neglect to mention that in my
> >> original post.
> >> Charles
> >> On Nov 23, 2009, at 3:56 PM, Andri Möll wrote:
> >>> This looks like your host doesn't support the filesystem your domU's
> >>> using. I think Fedora's on ext4 by default. One solution is to use
> >>> ext2/ext3 for the domU's boot media or partition.
> >>> Andri
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