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Re: xen-4.5 on NetBSD/amd64-6.1.5

FWIW, the current documentation can be found online there:

I'm currently using:
disk = [ '/path/to/raw/disk/image,raw,hda,rw' ]
disk = [ '/path/to/raw/disk/image,qcow2,xvda,rw' ]

for instance.

-- khorben

On 04/24/15 21:03, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> At Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:52:17 -0500, david l goodrich <dlg%dsrw.org@localhost> wrote:
> Subject: xen-4.5 on NetBSD/amd64-6.1.5
>> I just tried upgrading from xen 4.2 to 4.5, but my NetBSD domUs
>> won't boot.  I am not having any luck tracking down a reason,
>> does anyone have any pointers?
> I had a lot of problems getting the new xl.cfg(5) parser to accept
> old-style and now-deprecated "disk" and "vif" entries, but then again I
> wasn't starting with existing working examples, and was making things up
> without really knowing what would work.
> Anyway, I would recommend converting to the new preferred style:
>   disk = [
>     'format=raw, vdev=0x1, access=rw, target=/dev/mapper/small-vm.router',
>          ]
> The syntax is still horrid -- I wish they had changed it to something
> entirely new and simpler instead of this half-baked looks-like-python-
> but-really-definitely-is-NOT-python mess that it is now.  (E.g. the way
> the "target" parameter is hackishly parsed, or not parsed, if you will).
> Also, run the create with lots of verbosity (xl -vvv create), and check
> the Xen/dom0 console output too (dmesg && xl dmesg).  Those may give
> more clues as to where the problem is occurring.


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