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Re: f10 installation using qemu-img/qemu-kvm from the shell



On 03/23/2009 10:18 AM, kashyap wrote:
Hi folks,

so has any one seen this weird behaviour, or is it me  ?

what I'm trying to do : Install an F10 virtual machine  via qemu-kvm .
(from the shell) . On a lenovo X200 running F10.

How : I used the below

   #sudo qemu-img create -f qcow2 f10.qcow2 10G
   #sudo qemu-kvm -m 1024 -boot d -cdrom /export/isos/F10-i686-Live.iso
-hda f10.qcow2 -localtime

Here,I did an install on hard drive, once all the packages are
installed, it fails to reboot(the screen blacks out). Now I try to
invoke the VM via
#sudo qemu-kvm fedora10.qcow2

Result : the below error is what I'm thrown.

-----------------------------
could not detect stabilization, waiting 10 seconds

Reading all physical volumes. This may take a while

found volume group "volgroup00" using metadata type lvm2
unable to access resume device (/dev/VolGroup00/LogVo101)

mount: error mounting /dev/root on /sysroot as ext3 : no such file or
diretory
-----------------------------------

Other Info:
(1) I booted into "single" user mode, and my  /etc/fstab says the below
---------------------------------------
[root f10 /]# cat /etc/fstab
#
# /etc/fstab
# Created by anaconda on Mon Mar 23 01:04:38 2009
#
# Accessible filesystems, by reference, are maintained under '/dev/disk'
# See man pages fstab(5), findfs(8), mount(8) and/or vol_id(8) for more info
#
/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 /                       ext3  defaults         1 1
UUID=5d9e7d9a-106a-48fa-a82a-1618a5c47a18 /boot
ext3    defaults        1 2
tmpfs                   /dev/shm                tmpfs
defaults             0 0
devpts                  /dev/pts                devpts  gid=5,mode=620  0 0
sysfs                   /sys                    sysfs   defaults        0 0
proc                    /proc                   proc    defaults        0 0
/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol01 swap                    swap    defaults
0 0
----------------------------------------------
(2) KVM version: kvm-74-10.fc10.i386

Does anyone see anything weird here??

Please let me know if any other information is required.


-- kashyap


I believe you have hit the initrd fails to see root=UUID=etc, etc. Substitute the actual partition name, i.e.,

 root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 in the grub.conf kernel line.

The upgrade rpm, then rest of upgrades.


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