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Re: NetBSD-5.0.2 + XEN problem

On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 11:17:05AM -0600, Max León wrote:
> Hi,
> Most likely you have read about this problem countless of times, but I did
> search through the list without finding a way to circumvent the problem.
> I have a i686 machine which I want to run XEN on it, I installed Xen,
> configure boot.cfg but at boot time it gives me an error and reboots, after
> searching around I found out is a problem between the netbsd-XEN3_DOM0
> kernel (which is PAE enabled) and the xen.gz kernel that was installed from
> binary.  Now since, according to what I red, NetBSD Generic kernel is not
> PAE enabled; I wonder if anyone can recommend some documentation on how to
> recompile the kernel to enable PAE since my search on Internet bare no fruit
> regarding that specific.

If you xen kernel is PAE-enabled, then you need netbsd-XEN3PAE_DOM0.
This is not supported in NetBSD 5.0.2 but it is in 5.1_RC3

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

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