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Re: dom0 kernel immediate reboot?

On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 05:23:40PM +1000, Daniel Carosone wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 05:13:40PM +1000, Sarton O'Brien wrote:
> > Either way, I've been using the default version with NetBSD current and 
> > this 
> > has always been the case for me also, having to decompress the image for 
> > grub 
> > to load it. Passing xen a compressed dom0 is no issue.
> Odd, I have had no problems with a compressed xen vmm, over quite a
> few machines and xen2 or xen3.

Same here.

> > If there is a size limit required of the first slice for grub to be able to 
> > boot the compressed image, I'm guessing I've exceeded it.
> Maybe one of those bios/LBA-mode-X disk/partition size limits; I

It's a grub limit; I found it doesn't work too well the the block/fragment
size is anything else than 8192/1024, and if the filesystem, is bigger
than a few GB.

> always use a small root or boot fs so I wouldn't hit this if it were
> so.

Same here. My / is always FFFv1 8192/1024, less than 512Mb. I never had issues
this way.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.           
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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