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Re: xenU install fails on newfs.

On Tue, Sep 01, 2009 at 09:22:16AM -0400, Glen Johnson wrote:
> > Do you have anything in 'dmesg' on the dom0 ?
> >   
> Attached is the dmesg.txt for dom0.  I don't see anything there that
> seems out of place.

This is obvisouly dmesg from before the domU was started.

> >   
> >> Here is some background info on how I set things up.
> >> The file system that XenU is supposed to use was generated by "dd
> >> if=/dev/zero of=netbsd.img -bs=1024 count=2048 ; chmod 777 netbsd.img". 
> >>     
> >
> > looks good. But you don't need the chmod (my disk images are 0600)
> >   
> The only reason I did chmod was because of the message which stated the
> file system was read only when newfs failed.

that's not the problem.
Hum, now that I'm thinking about it, did you start your partition at
sector 0 ? I always start mines at offset 63 (default value for x86).
Maybe newfs tried to write to the mbr ...

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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