[CentOS-virt] How do I boot a xen domu into run level 1

me at tdiehl.org me at tdiehl.org
Fri Sep 21 12:05:31 EDT 2012

On Thu, 20 Sep 2012, Kevin Coleman wrote:

> I am using pygrub to boot and this is how I got it to work:
> xm create -c <path to >dev3.cfg
> at the boot splash select the kernel you are using to boot with..
> press e to edit.
> press e and edit the kernel line and put single right after the kernel 
> designation....
> i.e.   kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.18-274.3.1.el5xen single ro 
> root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 .....
> press enter to save your change.
> It will return back to the  boot option menu
>    pyGRUB  version 0.6
> ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
> ? kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.18-274.3.1.el5xen single ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/> 
> ?
> ? initrd /initrd-2.6.18-274.3.1.el5xen.img          ?
> ? ?
> ? ?
> ? ?
> ? ?
> ? ?
> ? ?
> ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
>     Use the ^ and v keys to select which entry is highlighted.
>     Press 'b' to boot, 'e' to edit the selected command in the
>     boot sequence, 'c' for a command-line, 'o' to open a new line
>     after ('O' for before) the selected line, 'd' to remove the
>     selected line, or escape to go back to the main menu.
> hit b to boot...
> it worked for me a couple of times in succession.

Hummmmm, according to the config file, I too am using pygrub but I never see
the menu.

I tried the xm create command as you suggested but I still do not see the menu.

If I use virt-manager to make changes to the configuration, I see the
changes in /etc/xen/vm_name

I am now wondering if there is another config file some where that virt-manager
is writing to.

Am I missing something?


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