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Re: [Xen-users] Cannot shut down a domU from dom0

On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 08:18:42PM +0100, Alan McKay wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 beta2 in dom0 which has xen 4.2.1
> My ultimate goal is to get the VM booting from the CD again and I'm
> racking my brain trying to figure out why my config file is not doing
> it.  It booted from there fine for my initial OS install.  So I figure
> maybe it is because I have to completely shut down the domU.
> However, domU does not want to shut down.
> I have chosen the xl toolchain mainly because in my bit of reading
> that seemed to be the new drive forward.   Maybe that was the wrong
> choice.
> root@xen01dom0:~# xl shutdown redhat8
> PV control interface not available: external graceful shutdown not possible.
> Use "-F" to fallback to ACPI power event.
> shutdown failed (rc=-10)
> root@xen01dom0:~# xl -F shutdown redhat8
> /usr/lib/xen-4.2/bin/xl: invalid option -- 'F'
> unknown global option
> root@xen01dom0:~#

xl shutdown -F redhat8

Mind the order. :-)


> Yes, that's right, redhat8!!!   I have a legacy application stuck on
> that and I am trying to virtualize it.
> Thanks,
> -Alan
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