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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen cannot boot with pvops dom0

To: Patrick Colp <Patrick.Colp@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Xen cannot boot with pvops dom0
From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2009 08:39:11 -0700
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On 07/01/09 00:32, Patrick Colp wrote:
> Hmmm, OK. Well, something is still going wrong. I find that adding
> things like irqpoll and/or acpi=noirq seems to help a bit. By that I
> mean that it gets further into the boot process before stalling. If I
> wait a while and press random keys/buttons (like Num Lock or the power
> button), then that seems to coax it into booting a little bit more,
> but I've never managed to get it to completely boot. The furthest I
> got was to where it tries to read the root filesystem.
> I could give you a dump of the boot-up messages, but aside from the
> ioapic stuff, there's nothing out of the ordinary.

Well, it suggests something is going wrong with interrupt routing. It
would be useful to get a full boot log for the kernel running both
native and as dom0 for comparison purposes.


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