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Re: FreeBSD DomU

I had created disk image and other things that are given there in freebsd 8.0 
that is running as dual boot in same pc.


On Thu, 06 Jan 2011 16:54 IST Manuel Bouyer wrote:

>On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 10:05:02PM -0800, Gaurang Pandya wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Has anyone managed to get FreeBSD DomU worked over NetBSD Dom0, I am having 
>> real 
>> hard time with it. I had created an image as given in 
>> http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=10268 , the same image works well 
>> under CentOS 5.5 DomU, but under NetBSD 5.1 with PAE DOM0 kernel (with some 
>> customizations to allow PF and ALTQ) , and Xen 3.3.2, its showing following 
>> issues.
>> 1. FreeBSD DOMU fails to boot and ends up with following error message.
>>            start_init: trying /sbin/init
>>            g_vfs_done():ad0s1a[READ(offset=263159808, length=2048)]error = 5
>how did you create the disk image exactly ? the link you posted
>talks about a truncate command, but there is no such command on NetBSD.
>I suspect this created a sparse file. This is not supported by
>NetBSD dom0. You could use dd to create the image instead:
>dd if=/dev/zero of=freebsd.img bs=1m count=256
>Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
>     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference


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