[Pkg-xen-devel] The debian dom0 64 bits kernel crashes at boot time

Paul van der Vlis paul at vandervlis.nl
Wed Nov 26 09:15:00 UTC 2008

Thomas Goirand schreef:
> Paul van der Vlis wrote:
>> I also use this kernel, without problems. Do you use this kernel?
>> http://packages.debian.org/lenny/linux-image-2.6.26-1-xen-amd64
>> version 2.6.26-10.
>> xen2:/usr/local/sbin# uname -a
>> Linux xen2.build2be.nl 2.6.26-1-xen-amd64 #1 SMP Sat Nov 8 21:20:04 UTC
>> 2008 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> I did, and as I told you, it crashes in less than 2 seconds at boot
> time. In fact, I tried BOTH the -8 and then -10, and they do the same.

Maybe it's a hardware specific problem. I am using a Supermicro PDSMi+
mainboard and that works fine.

> Now, I asked so many times without any reply: what's the procedure to
> compile the Debian Xen kernel? We have about 30 Xen servers in
> production, I'm used to compile Xen kernels myself, or Debian kernels
> without Xen support, but I'm stuck here. It's nowhere documented, and
> nobody seems to care about me asking... Thanks if you can tell.

I don't compile my Xen kernel myself, but I would say it can be done
with config-2.6.26-1-xen-amd64 what comes with the package.

With regards,
Paul van der Vlis.


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