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Re: [Xen-users] First time xen install - Xen DomU runs, but can't find "/dev/root"

On Wed, 2013-10-16 at 07:22 +1100, G Crowe wrote:
> Ian,
>      Thanks for your response, answers are below.
> On 14/10/2013 10:59 PM, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Sun, 2013-10-13 at 22:46 +1100, G Crowe wrote:
> > It's generally better to provide the entire log. There may be 
> > something useful in there. 
> OK, the entire log is at the end of the email.
> > What was your root= on the kernel command line? 
> The logs have the following line, I presume it means that there was 
> nothing on the kernel command line...
> [    0.000000] Kernel command line:
> I also tried "cat /proc/cmdline" from the emergency shell and it had 
> nothing.
> I have no idea what should be here. I was under the impression that this 
> sort of thing should be taken care of by either the virt-install 
> program, or the Fedora18 DVD image that I was pointing it to.

Me too, although I know almost nothing about either myself. With that in
mind you might want to speak to the virt-install and/or Fedora18 people.
IIRC there is a fedora-virt list where Xen questions are welcomed.

I see from your log that your command line is empty, which doesn't seem
right. I'm afraid I don't know what virt-install rune would fix that, or
indeed if it should even be necessary. If you can figure out how to
append "root=/dev/xvda" to the command line you may find that does the


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