Janne Snabb wrote on Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 05:07:57AM +0000: 
> On Thu, 20 Jan 2011, Janne Snabb wrote:
> > I am not sure if this is the cause of your problem though, but your
> > configuration might create an environment which is not suitable for
> > the HVM kernel to run.
> Martin,
> I tried this out with Xen 4.0.1 and had the same effect as you:
> "Xend died due to signal 11!" if I attempted loading the XENHVM
> kernel with kernel = "/within/dom0/path/to/freebsd/kernel" in xen
> config.
> With kernel = "/path/to/hvmloader" things work fine (the FreeBSD
> kernel and boot loader residing within the virtual disk of the
> virtual machine, the same way as it would be on a physical machine).
> This is the proper way to use the amd64 XENHVM kernel.

Thanks for the update.

Just to be clear: the disk file has to be a whole disk, with
partitions, right? hvmloader would then proceed through the regular
bootloaders in the boot sector?

Martin Cracauer <craca...@cons.org>   http://www.cons.org/cracauer/
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