Xen howto: inexplicable "Kernel image does not exist" error
Le Cocq Michel
Michel.Lecocq at lipn.univ-paris13.fr
Wed Nov 28 22:29:40 PST 2007
I'm in front of the same trouble, did you find a solution ?
Matt Pounsett a écrit :
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> I'm trying to get FreeBSD running under Xen on a RedHat RHEL5 box. I
> seem to be stumped really early in the process by something...
> strange. I don't have a good explanation for it, other than Xen doing
> something weird, and thought I'd ask if anyone else had seen something
> similar. All the information I've found googling this error relates
> to users forgetting to install key packages, which doesn't seem to be
> related here.
> Basically, I'm following the directions at
> http://www.yuanjue.net/xen/howto.html. When I hit step 4, and try to
> run "xm create", xen complains:
> # xm create -c freebsd_xen_INSTALL
> Using config file "./freebsd_xen_INSTALL".
> Error: Kernel image does not exist:
> However, that kernel file does exist:
> # ls -l /home/mattp/FreeBSD-XENU/freebsd-XENU_INSTALL
> - -rw-r--r-- 1 mattp users 7379253 Aug 26 2006
> I'm using the config file suggested by the instructions with only two
> 1) change the 'kernel' reference to the kernel file listed above
> 2) change the 'disk' reference to the image file created in step 1 (I
> also tried without this change)
> Am I missing something here? Looks to me like either Xen is trying to
> chroot somewhere before loading the kernel (don't see anything
> relevant in the config file I downloaded) or something is broken
> Has this been seen before, or does anyone have suggestions about where
> to check for the error?
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