[CentOS-virt] Xen HVM domU won't start since updates to 2.6.18-164.15.1 kernels

Aaron Clark

ophidian at ophidian.homeip.net
Tue Mar 30 01:15:17 UTC 2010

On 03/29/2010 08:18 AM, Sergio Charpinel Jr. wrote:
> - Try to unset any graphical option and run the domU, maybe its missing some lib, like sdl. I don't know how to do it in virsh, because in xen cfg, default vnc option is 1.

Already tried, doesn't make a lick of difference.

> - Check paths to hvmloader, qemu-dm

They do exist.  Keep in mind that I have another domU with pretty much 
the same configuration that is functioning fine on this machine.

> - post more log files, if you have.

What other log files would help?

Here is the contents of the xen config generated by virsh:
name = "Belldandy"
uuid = "2627c318-d3a7-83a6-522c-fa2586fb86be"
maxmem = 256
memory = 256
vcpus = 1
builder = "hvm"
kernel = "/usr/lib/xen/boot/hvmloader"
boot = "c"
pae = 1
acpi = 1
apic = 1
localtime = 0
on_poweroff = "destroy"
on_reboot = "restart"
on_crash = "restart"
device_model = "/usr/lib64/xen/bin/qemu-dm"
disk = [ "phy:/dev/SystemsVG/Belldandy,hda,w" ]
vif = [ "mac=00:16:3e:1d:43:df,bridge=xenbr0,script=vif-bridge" ]
parallel = "none"
serial = "none"

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