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Re: [Xen-devel] Newbie question: Error creating domain

To: Fredrik Dahlberg <fdaa@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Newbie question: Error creating domain
From: Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2004 10:45:50 +0100
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> # I upgraded to the latest xeno-unstable via BitKeeper wich didn't solve 
> the problem.

> # Output from sfdisk -s /dev/hda3
> 987997
> I don't know if this is related, but I have had some problems with 
> Linux/Slackware not detecting the correct BIOS geometry for my old disk. 
> I had to add hda=16383,16,63 as a kernel parameter in my grub 
> configuration. I tried adding the same parameter to my Xen boot entry, 
> but without any success.

My suspicion is that "sfdisk -s /dev/hda3" is returning a bogus
size for the partition.  Please can you post the output of
/proc/partitions, and "dumpe2fs /dev/hda3".


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