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Re: [Xen-users] xen + centos + areca raid issues

On Sun, Oct 28, 2007 at 03:58:03PM +0530, Anand Gupta wrote:
> For what its worth, i got the image to boot finally by adding the below
> lines in the config file
> vnc = 0
> nographic = 1
> serial = 'pty'
> stdvga = 1
> Very strange, since i haven't found the above options anywhere and were
> given to me by a friend of mine also working on xen + centos5. Without the
> above lines, the image keeps on giving the error, and won't boot.
> Just wondering why these lines aren't required when using centos5 xen
> packages.

They're not required, because they're not required. That combo of lines
happens to setup the guest in text mode with a serial console, but that's
just one of many ways of configuring a guest. Certain badly behaved guest
OS require a specific combo of options, but most don't care at all.

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