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Re: [Xen-devel] lzma and 4.0 and "Internal errror', 'xc_dom_do_gunzip: i

To: Dan Magenheimer <dan.magenheimer@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Pasi Kärkkäinen" <pasik@xxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] lzma and 4.0 and "Internal errror', 'xc_dom_do_gunzip: inflate failed (rc=-5)"
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 10 May 2010 19:38:14 +0100
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On 10/05/2010 19:15, "Dan Magenheimer" <dan.magenheimer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I'm trying to load a PV domain with a kernel for which
> the initramfs (but not the kernel) is compressed with
> lzma, running a recent xen-4.0-testing and got:
> "'Internal error', 'xc_dom_do_gunzip: inflate failed (rc=-5)'"
> I discovered that, although the 4.0 wiki says that xz-devel
> is required to be installed, the dependency checking tools
> don't enforce it and the build silently ignores it if it
> is missing.  So I installed the xz rpm's, did a make clean
> in tools, then make and make install.  Still same problem.

Did xc_dom_bzimageloader.o really get built with -DHAVE_LZMA in CFLAGS? If
so then LZMA support should be built in and it should be possible to inflate
the initrd. You'll have to add extra tracing in that case to find out where
the error is coming from.

 -- Keir

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