Bug 209580 - xen guest couldn't boot up on VMware server
xen guest couldn't boot up on VMware server
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel-xen (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Xen Maintainance List
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2006-10-06 02:28 EDT by NOKUBI Takatsugu
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-10-06 17:21:04 EDT
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All of the guest's dmesg. (2.43 KB, text/plain)
2006-10-06 02:28 EDT, NOKUBI Takatsugu
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Description NOKUBI Takatsugu 2006-10-06 02:28:08 EDT
Description of problem:
When I created a FC6-devel guest with Virtual Machine Manager,
the guest kernel couldn't boot up.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install FC6-devel in VMware server
2.Run the Virtual Machine Manager
3.Create a para-virtual machine
4.The kernel is not boot up completely.
Actual results:
Stopped with the message:
"Write protecting the kernel read-only data: 370k"

Expected results:
Boot up completely.

Additional info:
Installed on VMware server 1.0.1 for Linux.
I also tried to install XenEnterprise 3.0.0 in VMware server for Windows,
it works good.
Comment 1 NOKUBI Takatsugu 2006-10-06 02:28:08 EDT
Created attachment 137897 [details]
All of the guest's dmesg.
Comment 2 Rik van Riel 2006-10-06 17:21:04 EDT
The Xen hypervisor uses the same virtual address range as the VMware hypervisor.

If VMware cannot deal with that, you could ask them to enhance their hypervisor
to support Xen or check a newer version of VMware.

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