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Re: [Xen-users] can't run Debian guest

On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 11:01 PM, c.schwarz@xxxxxxxxxxx
<c.schwarz@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello,
> I created a paravirtualized Debian Squeeze guest (using virt-manager), after 
> completing the initial setup I was asked to reboot, in order to finalise the 
> installation. The guest startup breaks down with the error message:
> Error starting domain: POST operation failed: xend_post: error from xen 
> daemon: (xend.err "Error creating domain: Boot loader didn't return any 
> data!")

> My machine:
> Hypervisor: CentOS  release 5.4 (Final)
> kernel: Linux vserver 2.6.18-164.15.1.el5xen #1 SMP Wed Mar 17 12:04:23 EDT 
> 2010 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

>From a quick glance, it's probably because your Debian uses ext4, in
which case I see you might have several options:
- make SURE Debian's /boot is ext3 (NOT ext4)
- upgrade your Xen version, possibly from Gitco (since
http://www.xen.org/download/ is stiill dead)
- search list archive for a self-contained pygrub with ext4 support


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