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[Xen-devel] Re: Upstream Qemu + Xen can not boot HVM domain

To: Bei Guan <gbtju85@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: Upstream Qemu + Xen can not boot HVM domain
From: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2011 12:51:25 +0100
Cc: Tim Deegan <Tim.Deegan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Anthony.Perard@xxxxxxxxxx, Xen Devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Stefano Stabellini <Stefano.Stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, 1 Apr 2011, Bei Guan wrote:
> Hi Stefano,
> I am trying to compile the upstream qemu on xen-4.2-unstable. Now, the 
> compiling is successful, but I can't boot a HVM
> doamin, such as windows and ubuntu.
> For windows XP HVM boot, it just reboots when the window interface shown. For 
> creating a ubuntu hvm img form a iso file,
> the screen seems to freezing at the start interface.
> All the log messages from "xl dm" are as following. The domain0 kernel is 
> Thanks.

Unfortunately there are still some problems with Windows on the new
qemu, so I suggest you to use Linux as a guest instead.
Ubuntu's screen might seem to be freezing but it is probably just slow,
try to install it in text mode or use this branch instead:


it contains an important optimization for the vga emulation.

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