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Re: [Xen-users] HVM help please

Ok resolved this myself - apparently no update-grub is done after the
xen-qemu-dm-4.0 install to add the placeholder into the
/boot/grub/grub.cfg file.  Once update-grub was run - problem
disappeared.  Sorry for the chatter.


On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 11:45 AM, Shane Johnson
<sdj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Fresh install Squeeze with Backports - (Has happened on plain Squeeze
> and Wheezy installs too) Everything worked fine with this install till
> I installed xen-qemu-dm-4.0.  After I installed this, I started
> getting 'elf_init : not and ELF binary' while it was trying to load
> Domain 0.  And now I have removed xen-qemu-dm-4.0 and am still getting
> the errors.  I can boot into non Xen kernel fine.  I actually have
> experienced this with two MB's.  The first was a Asus KGPE-D16.  I
> bought the Tyan cause I thought the Asus was just being flaky.
> System Config
> MB: Tyan S8230GM4NR-LE
> CPU: 2x AMD Opteron 6174
> Mem: 64 GB DDR3 registered memory (tested multiple times with memtest)
> My rough install procedure was as follows:
> from Debian Live CD (Sqeeze)
> Followed 
> https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/installation-guide/i386/linux-upgrade.html
> except for the following.
> install media is Raid 5 on 6 disks with LVM structure on top of it.
> Network Interfaces (4) are bonded and bridge is using bond.
> Initial kernel is linux-image-3.2.0-0.bpo.2-amd64
> rebooted to host system.
> installed Xfce4 desktop , vim, etc...
> recompiled kernel using config from /boot as starting point and only
> changed what http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Secondary_GPU_Passthrough said
> to.  I used these instructions
> http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/i386/ch08s06.html.en to do the
> recompile and install the kernel.
> installed xen-linux-system-3.2.0-0.bpo.2-amd64 then create HVM config
> script.  Got errors then installed xen-qemu-dm-4.0 and that is when I
> started getting the Elf binary errors when I try and boot with the Xen
> system.  If I boot to the non-xen version of the same kernel, It boots
> fine.
> Please let me know if you need more information or if I need to do more 
> testing.
> Thank you
> Shane D. Johnson
> IT Administrator
> Rasmussen Equipment

Shane D. Johnson
IT Administrator
Rasmussen Equipment

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