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Re: [Xen-users] XEN 4.1.2+Centos 6.2+Kernel 3.X

On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 5:35 AM, David Gonzalez <dgonzalezh@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Yo, Teck, nice name heh,

Grrr... My Surname is Giam and Name is Teck Choon :p

> On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 2:16 PM, Teck Choon Giam <giamteckchoon@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 1:25 PM, David Gonzalez <dgonzalezh@xxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>> > Hey hope this opne is a "make senser".
>> >
>> > Has anyone tried the "Subject line" combo?, I've compiled a dozen
>> > src.rpm
>> > kern el 3.0 and 3.1 packages with no luck to try native upstream Dom0
>> > kernel
>> > support with no success, just a kernel oops and constant reboots.
>> I have compiled 3.0, 3.1 and 3.2 kernels for dom0 and domU for my
>> own patched kernels (add iscsitarget as module into it as example).
>> Tested with xen-4.1.3-rc1-pre.
> Ok, I'm guessing that mus me one of my many mistakes when doing this, I
> haven't added the rite modules.
>> >
>> > I followed Fedora's wiki on building a custom kernel, even used F16's >
>> > .config which also was a no-no. I'd like to try F16 which comes with 3.0 >
>> > out-of-the-box, but I've already set up my CentOS 6.2 pretty nicely to
>> > just "mkfs.ext3" on it, so if anyone has some _updated_ info (3rd quarter
>> > 2011 or 2012) that I can refer to, please advise.
>> Although I don't use CentOS 6.  I use Scientific Linux 6 instead.
>> Don't use Fedora kernel .config as there are many debug options
>> enabled if I remember correctly.  Even I use RHEL6 .config for
>> 2.6.32.x pvops kernel for Jeremy's xen git tree will encounter
>> problems.  In short, you can use one of those .config then use make
>> menuconfig to disable power, cgroup, debug etc. options and start
>> from there as this is how I did.
> Hmm, I tried that with rpmbuild -bb kernel.spec and as described on F16
> wiki, and disabled many many options and the kernel compiled aok and the
> installed fine but never booted, it kept rebooting.

Just a question... is your xen installed from source or from rpm package?

> I'll try your suggestions and hope that it helps.

If that doesn't, you can use mine instead of burning your time to make
it work ;)  Anyway, I think it is a good experience to make it work
from self compile and there are many things to learn from this

> Thank you very much.


Kindest regards,
Giam Teck Choon
P.S. Email to xen-users and CC to OP as I forgot to do so from initial
reply.  Sorry.

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