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Re: [Xen-devel] XP: VBD could not connect to backend device:USB boot

Well, as Mats said, it would seem that some fundamental setup is breaking 
somewhere.  Gosh, that does sound a bit vague of me, sorry!

I take it you've checked the disk images (e.g. /root/xenimages/hd.img) are 
mounted at the correct positions.  You don't need the ioemu: syntax anymore, 
so try removing that.

Finally, you could try removing the CDROM argument to simplify the setup, 
although this shouldn't make a difference! (I don't believe the problem is 
with the CD-ROM itself - the error suggests hda can't connect).

I'm sorry I don't have anything more specific to suggest right now - but it 
looks like it ought to be fixable, anyhow.  Hopefully we can figure it out 


On Friday 09 March 2007 17:16, Kaushik Barde wrote:
> Thanks Mats,
> We also tried looking at xm logs but could not see anything obvious.
> Attached are our hvm files..
> Please advise..
> Best.
> -Kaushik
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Petersson, Mats [mailto:Mats.Petersson@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, March 09, 2007 8:53 AM
> To: Kaushik Barde; xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] XP: VBD could not connect to backend device:USB
> boot
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> > Kaushik Barde
> > Sent: 09 March 2007 16:48
> > To: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [Xen-devel] XP: VBD could not connect to backend
> > device: USB boot
> >
> > Hi:
> >
> > we have following setup:
> >
> > 1. 2.6.16-33-based Xen 3.0.3/Xen-3.0.4 DOM-0 kernels.
> > 2. Using LILO-mbootpack from USB we boot Xen-->DOM-0 setup
> > 3. We mount harddisk and try to install xp.hvm
> >
> > While,we are successful with FCs as DOM-U, for XP we get, VBD
> > (768) could not be connected.
> But there's obviously something else wrong, as the conection of the VBD
> happens LONG before the OS is loaded, so the fact that you're using XP
> doesn't make any difference at all.
> Can you post a configuration file for the XP domain (strip comments and
> empty lines please).
> --
> Mats

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