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Re: [Xen-devel] pygrub: further improve grub2 support

To: Boris Derzhavets <bderzhavets@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] pygrub: further improve grub2 support
From: Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 16:55:27 +0000
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On Fri, 2010-03-26 at 16:52 +0000, Boris Derzhavets wrote:
> I would guess HVM image is bkoken on for Ubuntu 10.04 Server Beta
> Attempt to load PV via profile :-
> memory = 2048
> name = "Ubuntu10.04"
> kernel="/home/boris/lynx/vmlinuz-2.6.32-16-server"
> ramdisk="/home/boris/lynx/initrd.img-2.6.32-16-server"
> vcpus = 2
> vif = [ 'bridge=eth0' ]
> disk = [ 'phy:/dev/sda8,xvda,w']
> extra="root=/dev/sda1 ro console=hvc0"

At a minimum this last line should be
extra="root=/dev/xvda1 ro console=hvc0"

sda is not a valid device name for a PV guest with a pvops kernel. There
may be other tailoring required within the guest as well.


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