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Re: [Xen-devel] dom0 won't boot

To: Barry Rountree <rountree@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] dom0 won't boot
From: Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:09:38 +0100
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> On Thursday 29 July 2004 05:26 pm, Ian Pratt wrote:
> > > Now, after xen finished booting, the machine reboots.
> > I'd be very surprised if this was a Xen issue rather than a
> > configuration problem.
> I agree -- but I'd run out of places to look.

You're using a serial console, right?  Add "console=ttyS0" to the
linux command line:

title Xen
kernel (hd0,4)/boot/xen.gz dom0_mem=131072 com1=115200,8n1 noht
module (hd0,4)/boot/vmlinuz-2.4.26-xen0 root=/dev/sda5 ro console=ttyS0

> Is booting to an xfs partition allowed?  

Sure, providing XFS is configured in the kernel.

> Hmmm... based on what xen is 
> reporting, it looks like it loaded the kernel ok...

Yep, it's loading fine, but then dom0 is exits in an orderly fashion. 


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