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Re: [Xen-users] Xen PV Guest won't boot latest kernel- OSError: [Errno 28] No space left on device

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  • From: Andy Smith <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:28:47 +0000
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On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 11:53:23AM -0600, Michael Barkdoll wrote:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/lib/xen-4.4/bin/pygrub", line 905, in <module>
>     os.write(fd, ostring)
> OSError: [Errno 28] No space left on device

I don't know what the problem is, but this suggests it lies within
pygrub. Try running pygrub separately to see what happens, i.e.:

# /usr/lib/xen-4.4/bin/pygrub /dev/host-disk2-vg/guest-disk

pygrub copies the kernel and initramfs out of the guest disk to
somewhere else so it really might be running out of space somewhere
in the host. I forget where it writes it to though, it's been a


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