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Re: NetBSD vs Linux

On Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 09:49:53PM +0100, Victor Dorneanu wrote:
> Hi there!
> I was able to set up a new Linux (Debian Lenny) domU without compiling
> any new kernel. Since I was able to boot my Debian system, I installed a
> new linux image "vmlinuz-2.6.30-1-amd64" using apt-get. Then I modified
> my xen domain config file (http://xen.pastebin.com/m57b2104c) to use
> this kernel image and the proper initrd image.
> I wasn't able to boot the domain in runlevel 2 so I had to set extra to
> "1". When I use runlevel 2 the boot process hangs. Log can be found here
> (http://xen.pastebin.com/m2b16d94). I removed everything from
> /etc/rc2.d/. I just get no login. Do you have any ideas what could be
> the problem?
> My 2nd problem is a "pci" option in the config file: "pci =
> ['0000:03:00.0']". I also add "pciback.hide=(03:00.0)" to the boot
> parameters. When I run "xm create -c linux" I get:

Do you see a pciback device in the dom0 ?

> ---
> [root@BlackTiny:/tmp]$ xm create -c linux
> Using config file "/usr/pkg/etc/xen/linux".
> Error: pci: failed to locate device and parse it's resources -
> unsupported operand type(s) for +: 'NoneType' and 'str'
> ----------
> Is there no pciback support in 3.3.x? Are there any workarounds?
> BTW: I use xenkernel33-3.3.2 and xentools33-3.3.2nb1.

AFAIK the pciback support has not been ported to xentools33.
Someone with python knowledge has to port
to xentools33.

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

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