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[Xen-users] disk - error

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hullo everybody

I am getting the error below on starting my slackware 13 guest OS VM and below are my file configurations ;Could anyone help me identify my mistakes / error i am doing in my configurations.

Iam using a downloaded  image  from stacklet website


bootloader = "/usr/bin/pygrub"
name = "slackware.13-0"
vif = [ '' ]
memory = 1024
disk = ['tap:aio:/dev/XenVG/root,sda1,w','tap:aio:/dev/XenVG/swap,sda2,w''tap:aio:/dev/loop0,hdc:cdrom,r']
root = "/dev/XVG/root"
extra = "fastboot"

/boot/grub/grub.conf:(guest OS)

title vmlinuz-
root (hd0,0)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz- console=xvc0 root=/dev/sda1 ro

/etc/fstab (guest OS):

[root@virtualintranet etc]# cat fstab
/dev/sda1        /             ext3     defaults,errors=remount-ro 0 0
devpts           /dev/pts      devpts   gid=5,mode=620             0 0
proc             /proc         proc     defaults                   0 0

[root@virtualintranet /]# xe vm-start uuid=7f374370-4b65-3cca-45d3-be55fedad52b

Error code: WARNING: /dev/xvda is not a disk image

Error parameters: Traceback (most recent call last):,   File "/usr/bin/pygrub", line 746, in ?,     raise RuntimeError, "Unable to find partition containing kernel", RuntimeError: Unable to find partition containing kernel,

[root@virtualintranet /]# /usr/bin/pygrub  /xen/images/slackware.13-0.x86.img

WARNING: /xen/images/slackware.13-0.x86.img is not a disk image

Using <class 'grub.GrubConf.GrubConfigFile'> to parse /boot/grub/grub.conf

linux (kernel /var/run/xend/boot/boot_kernel.5-DL4Z)(args "console=xvc0 root=/dev/sda1 ro ")[root@virtualintranet /]#


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