Bug 502644

Summary: Unable to boot OpenSolaris Nevada (snv_114) with xen 3.3
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Ruben Kerkhof <ruben>
Component: xenAssignee: Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 11CC: adam.adlington, berrange, kraxel, markmc, virt-maint, xen-maint
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Description Ruben Kerkhof 2009-05-26 13:30:13 EDT
Description of problem:
Booting a snv_114 domU with pygrub:
Error: Boot loader didn't return any data!

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xen-3.3.1-11

Additional info:
The zfs on-disk format changed with snv_114. The following changesets should allow booting with pygrub:

http://xenbits.xensource.com/xen-unstable.hg?rev/40e8684a34bf
http://xenbits.xensource.com/xen-unstable.hg?rev/3118041f2259
Comment 1 Gerd Hoffmann 2009-05-26 15:43:26 EDT
Already working on xen 3.4.0 update for rawhide (aka f12).

Dunno what to do best about f11.  Given that xen in f11 is very experimental anyway (needs a third-party kernel for starters ...) I tend to jump to 3.4 as well instead of cherry-picking more patches.
Comment 2 Mark McLoughlin 2009-05-26 16:34:16 EDT
(In reply to comment #1)
 
> Dunno what to do best about f11.  Given that xen in f11 is very experimental
> anyway (needs a third-party kernel for starters ...) I tend to jump to 3.4 as
> well instead of cherry-picking more patches.  

FWIW, that sounds reasonable to me - anyone using f11 as a dom0 surely can't be demanding complete stability
Comment 3 Ruben Kerkhof 2009-05-26 17:07:09 EDT
I totally agree, and will wait for xen 3.4. Thanks.
Comment 5 Ruben Kerkhof 2009-05-27 17:20:47 EDT
Thanks, I'll check them out!

One issue though:
[ruben@fikkie ~]$ sudo rpm -Uvh xen-*.rpm
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
	file /usr/share/info/configure.info.gz from install of xen-doc-3.4.0-1.fc12.x86_64 conflicts with file from package binutils-2.19.51.0.2-17.fc11.x86_64
	file /usr/share/info/standards.info.gz from install of xen-doc-3.4.0-1.fc12.x86_64 conflicts with file from package binutils-2.19.51.0.2-17.fc11.x86_64
Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 12:35:58 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

More information and reason for this action is here:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping
Comment 7 Ruben Kerkhof 2009-10-05 08:31:54 EDT
Thanks to the backports, I was able to install snv_123 successfully with xen-3.4.1-4. It even works with pygrub.