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Re: [Xen-users] Linux PV Drivers - VBD device not loading - Cannot get M

On 01/04/2009, at 7:06 PM, Fajar A. Nugraha wrote:
ide0=noprobe -> makes ide skips probing ide0 (hda and hdb). If it's
unbootable, chances are you haven't load xen-vbd. That why I told you
to modify modprobe.conf, and you have to recreate initrd afterwards
(you might want to use "-v" to see what drivers are added). If it
still doesn't work, post full startup log (which is easier if you use
text console instead of VNC console)

noapic -> a performance-improvement suggestion from Redhat (can't
remember exactly which URL though)



I can't seem to get a RHEL4 i386 HVM guest to boot on RHEL5.2 x86_64 when using the PV vbd either.

The initrd contains the xen-vbd driver and xen-platform-pci but it dies when trying to boot:

ACPI: (supports S5)
XENBUS: Device with no driver: device/vbd/768
XENBUS: Device with no driver: device/vbd/51712
XENBUS: Device with no driver: device/vbd/5632
XENBUS: Device with no driver: device/vif/0
Freeing unused kernel memory: 192k freed
SCSI subsystem initialized
kobject_register failed for xen-platform-pci (-17)
 [<c01c432f>] kobject_register+0x31/0x39
 [<c0225171>] bus_add_driver+0x36/0x99
 [<c01cdc02>] pci_register_driver+0x6e/0x8a
 [<f881800b>] platform_pci_module_init+0xb/0x2e [xen_platform_pci]
 [<c0138e69>] sys_init_module+0xf8/0x240
 [<c02e0767>] syscall_call+0x7/0xb
xen-platform-pci: No platform pci device model found
device-mapper: 4.5.5-ioctl (2006-12-01) initialised: dm-devel@xxxxxxxxxx
Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!

It seems to see the devices and the xen-vnif ethernet device works well. Have I missed something simple?


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