Port-xen archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: manual setup of DOMU

On 06/25/15 09:10, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 04:24:38PM -0600, Brook Milligan wrote:
>> Reference: DOMU is NetBSD/amd64 7.99.18 (201505311600Z) with xen 4.2.3.
>> I am trying to set up a file-backed DOMU manually from the distribution sets.  I thought the procedure was to do the following:
>> - create a file of appropriate size with dd
> You didn't create a sparse file, did you ?

AFAIK sparse files should work; that's what my local setup is running
anyway and it does work.

I have issues with QCOW2 images though (xenkernel45-4.5.0nb5,
xentools45-4.5.0nb4), they just won't boot, even though they should be

I also have issues with xl intermittently using two vnd(4) devices
instead of one when starting VMs (with "xl create"). Sometimes it spits
errors ("Device busy" IIRC) or sometimes not even. I can then run
"vnconfig -u" on one of the devices.


Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index