[Fedora-xen] Xenguest-install.py Tries to boot non-xen kernel Bad File Descriptor

Stephen C. Tweedie sct at redhat.com
Tue Jun 6 13:33:11 UTC 2006


On Thu, 2006-06-01 at 15:42 -0700, Demetri Mouratis wrote:

> [root at db4 ~]# xenguest-install.py -n xendomain1 -f
> /home/xen/xendomain1 -s 25 -r 256 -l
> http://ops1.rnmd.net/fedora/core/5/i386/os -x
> ks=http://ops1.rnmd.net/kickstart/cfgs/ks-fedora-core-5-xen-guest.cfg


> [root at db4 ~]# xm create -c xendomain1
> Using config file "/etc/xen/xendomain1".
> Going to boot Fedora Core (2.6.15-1.2054_FC5smp)
>   kernel: /vmlinuz-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5smp
>   initrd: /initrd-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5smp.img
> Error: (9, 'Bad file descriptor')
> It looks to me like the problem is that xm create is trying to boot a
> non xen Kernel.

Looks like it.  What are the contents of your kickstart file?  A non-
kickstart domU install definitely leaves the domU, not the smp, kernel


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