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Re: [Xen-users] reboot on booting xen-unstable

  • To: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • From: Rolu <rolu@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2012 03:15:29 +0200
  • Delivery-date: Sat, 09 Jun 2012 01:16:51 +0000
  • List-id: Xen user discussion <xen-users.lists.xen.org>

On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 3:15 PM, Rolu <rolu@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I've compiled Xen unstable from source and tried using it. When
> booting I do see Xen starting, but at the point where I normally start
> getting the dom0 kernel messages I just get a black screen for a few
> seconds, and then the machine reboots. It leaves no messages or log
> files, of course.
> revision I compiled: 25459
> OS: ubuntu 12.04
> dom0 kernel 3.2.0-24 (also tried -23), from the repositories. This
> kernel works with Xen 4.1 from the repositories.

I just got it to boot with a newer kernel.

Ubuntu provides recent builds of mainline kernels (details
I downloaded and installed the newest kernel for Ubuntu 12.04
(precise) from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.4-precise/

root@panda:~# uname -a
Linux panda 3.4.0-030400-generic #201205210521 SMP Mon May 21 09:22:02
UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Still, it could take a long time for that to end up in the default
Ubuntu kernel, and it might actually be one of Ubuntu's patches that
broke it. I would much prefer to run with a stock Ubuntu kernel too,
so this isn't quite solved yet.

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