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Re: [Fedora-xen] FC6+xen guest boot issue

On Mon, 2006-11-06 at 09:19 -0700, Karl Stevens wrote:
> > Here's what one of my domUs looks like:
> > kernel = "/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.17-1.2174_FC5xenU"
> This is probably why:  you're using FC5, not FC6.  FC6 does away with
> separate dom0 and domU kernels.

I should have mentioned that my dom0 is a FC5 box.  I haven't moved it
over to FC6 for fear of not having any bootable domUs.  Though, it would
be just as easy to go back to FC5 if that happened.

> > I forgot to mention that running RH7.3 as a paravirtualized domU won't
> > work since the Xen 3.0 series doesn't have support for the 2.4 kernels
> Sorry to correct you, but xensource.com has a domU kernel for RHEL 3
> (which runs 2.4)

I didn't know that!  Well, that's certainly helpful.  But, what if one
is running a RHEL 4? Or some other distro that has a 2.6 kernel?

> I downloaded and used this kernel, and it works (solved my problem.)  I
> would have rather done things the "Red Hat endorsed" way, but I'm just
> happy I've got it running.

Glad to hear it.


Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu
Linux 2.6.17-1.2187_FC5 i686 GNU/Linux 
15:09:35 up 8 days, 9:38, 3 users, load average: 0.22, 0.34, 0.34 

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