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Re: [Xen-users] question regarding booting custom guest kernel

On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 05:51:20PM +0200, Aastha Mehta wrote:
> > If it is not due to network failure, you need to check the delta between
> > your runes and figure out why one worked but the other didn't.
> >
> The differences are in the sizes provided for Swap, Disk, RAM.
> Additionally, I included flags like --keep, --install=1, --boot=1 in the
> case of the modified kernel.

I don't think these options can affect fetching package index...
You need to check manpage of xen-image-create.

> >
> > > I also tried to replace the kernel in the image that I created from the
> > > mirror. But I am seeing the networking error about the vif being not set
> > up
> > > correctly. Any idea, why that might be happening and how to fix it?
> > >
> >
> > You didn't answer my questions in first mail. How did you install Xen?
> > Do you have hotplug scripts in /etc/xen?
> Xen (4.4-unstable) is also custom built. I have following hotplug scripts
> in /etc/xen/scripts:
> hotplugpath.sh
> hotplugpath.sh.dpkg-dist
> xen-hotplug-common.sh
> xen-hotplug-common.sh.dpkg-dist
> vtpm-hotplug-common.sh
> xen-hotplug-cleanup

This doesn't look right. There're many other scripts in Xen's source
tarball. Make sure you install Xen properly first please.

> > Does it boot fine with original kernel?
> >
> I added the following line in the config file for original kernel:
> bootloader   = '/usr/local/lib/xen/bin/pygrub'
> Everything else was the default generated -

I'm very confused. You seemed to introduce many variables all at once.

Can you use something that works as baseline then gradually modify
things to what you want?


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