Subject: Re: linux domU's and partitioning
To: david l goodrich <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 12/04/2006 15:41:54
On Mon, Dec 04, 2006 at 08:23:58AM -0600, david l goodrich wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 04, 2006 at 10:57:04AM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > It's possible that this has changed with Xen3.?With Xen2 I'm sure using
> > 0x300 didn't work; the linux kernel simply didn't read the partition table
> > from the virtal disk.
> Wait, 0x300 actually means something? What does it mean?
For linux it's a device number: 0x300 is hda, 0x301 hda1, etc
NetBSD doesn't care.
> just been numbering the disks 0x1, 0x2, etc... the galaxy hasn't
> exploded yet, so i figured i was okay...
With NetBSD guests it's OK, but with linux guest the kernel should print
an "unknown device" error
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference