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Re: [Xen-users] xen on suse 9.3 and software raid

  • From: "John M. Johnson III" <johnsonj@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 11:18:12 -0500 (CDT)
  • Cc: Xen Users <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Delivery-date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 14:33:48 +0000
  • List-id: Xen user discussion <xen-users.lists.xensource.com>

thanks for the hint.  But no love :(

On Tue, 26 Apr 2005, Gerd Knorr wrote:

> "John M. Johnson III" <johnsonj@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > Has anyone had issues starting xen0 on a md?  I have installed it a few 
> > times now w/ and w/o raid.  Anytime I have a raid1 mirror, Xen panics on 
> > boot when trying to mount /.
> > It gets past waiting for /dev/md0 to appear.
> Hmm, I had some trouble as well with a LVM setup.  Cause seems to be
> that the device mapper block devices get a different major number
> depending on whenever it runs on native linux or on xen.  On my system
> it sucessfully mounted the root fs, but bailed out shortly after when
> trying to check the filesystems.  So it was a different (but maybe
> related) issue.
> Setting HOTPLUG_DEV_ON_TMPFS to "yes" (in /etc/sysconfig/hotplug) and
> then let udev create all the device nodes dynamically at boot time
> fixed it for me.
> HTH,
>   Gerd
> -- 
> #define printk(args...) fprintf(stderr, ## args)

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