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Re: [Xen-users] Xen failing to boot dom0

2018-01-11 18:02 GMT+08:00 doa379 <doa379@xxxxxxxxx>:
> Hi,
> Yes Xen is built for a EFI platform. It was able to compile and produced the
> .efi file. I load this file directly without a bootloader and the
> corresponding xen.cfg has the line kernel=vmlinuz-... in the efi directory.
Alright, have you generated a efi entry for loading Xen?
What's your host OS?
> Also I am regularly custom compiling the Linux kernel and it loads up fine
> as a standalone unit.
> On 11/01/18 09:47, Kun Cheng wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 1. Can you provide more info about the host machine? Are you booting Xen
>> on a UEFI platform?
>> 2. Can you confirm it's rightly built? I have no idea whether your built
>> it correctly. However I always follow INSTALL , simply:
>> ./configure
>> make world
>> make install
>> On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 12:43 AM doa379 <doa379@xxxxxxxxx
>> <mailto:doa379@xxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>>     I built Xen 4.10 from source and it appears to load correctly.
>>     Unfortunately after a brief message like "starting dom0" the device
>>     freezes completely and becomes unresponsive. The screen is blank and
>>     dom0 hasn't loaded either. I don't have a serial console to debug
>>     unfortunately.
>>     I'm suspecting dom0 needs to be built in some special way. Until this
>>     time I have been doing this:
>>     $ make localmodconfig
>>     $ make xenconfig
>>     $ make && make install
>>     But clearly the kernel produced this way is not loading as dom0.
>>     Could someone please tell me what is the significance of the
>>     xen-<ver>.config which is deposited by Xen in /boot?
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