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Re: [opensuse-virtual] Xen .cfg file for a paravirt OpenSolaris DomU ?
  • From: "Wil Decius" <wilson.decius@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 16:46:39 -0700
  • Message-id: <769e0ec0807241646k1cdd3793mb4c872485bb9b00d@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
if you are really trying to run it as an HVM guest (a.k.a. fully
virtualized), then you can't use domUloader (as it is for paravirtualized
guests only)

Actually, per my Subject & post, I'm not trying to run Opensolaris as
an HVM, but as a PV Guest.

And, I've learned from trolling through some other folks'
communications that Opensuse's bootloader can't interrogate & boot
Opensolaris as it's built for their *own* zfs-enabled pygrub.

What does seem to work is extracting the kernel & ramdisk by hand, and
referencing them directly in the xen config file. In other words, not
using Opensuse's bootloader.

At the moment, I'm successfully using Opensolaris as a Paravirt Guest
on an OpenSuse Dom0.

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