On 01/11/2011 03:33 AM, M A Young wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Jan 2011, Digimer wrote:
>>  I just tried this kernel on Fedora 14 x86_64 and, like several of the
>> previous attempts, it simply reboots after xen.gz finishes booting (at
>> least, this is what I can guess, as the screen is black). This is
>> despite hearing other report much better success. So I was wondering if
>> these kernels have been tested against dom0 with an encrypted ext4 root
>> partition?
> How much memory do you have, and does the kernel-debug kernel work? I am
> chasing a similar sounding crash on my 4GB machine. A workaround for me
> is to put dom0_mem=max:2GB on the xen line. Curiously enough it did work
> without this before Fedora stripped out the debugging options, and the
> debug kernel still boots for me.
> If you want to see the crash information try adding vga=ask,keep to the
> xen line and console=hvc0 to the vmlinuz line (and pick a vga mode when
> asked). Ideally you would set up a serial console and capture the whole
> output, as detailed on the xen.org wiki, but my hardware doesn't make
> that practical.
>     Michael Young

I've got 8GB. I'll try xen'ifying the debug kernel and dropping the dom0
memory to 8gb and will report back. As for the serial console, I'll have
to see if I can do that. If it requires a serial port, then I'm out of
luck. :)


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