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Re: [virt-tools-list] How to boot into different kernel versions in guest domain



On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 05:10:49AM +0000, Hui Kang wrote:
> I am running virt-manage on Fedora 13 x86_64 and my hypervisor is
> Xen-4.0.1. I have used virt-manage to create a guest domain (which
> is also Fedora 13). _Inside_the guest domain, I compiled a latest
> stable kernel version 2.6.35.7, but forget to change the grub
> file. The grub timeout is set to 15 second.

grub timeout is 15 seconds .. do you see the count-down?

> However, when I reboot the kernel, I find that there is not kernel
> option screen like normal booting, which can let you choose which
> kernel version you want to boot into. So could anyone provide help
> on this? Thanks.

If you can't get the guest to boot at all, completely shut it down and
use virt-rescue, or just:

  virt-edit GuestName /boot/grub/grub.conf

Rich.

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