FreeBSD DomU: Upgrade from 7.2 to 8.0
got.andras at deployis.eu
Tue Jul 20 10:52:13 UTC 2010
How's your domU config file for xen?
Alexander Johannes wrote:
> i'm running a small FreeBSD-Box as XEN-DomU.
> # uname -a
> FreeBSD box.nirgal.de 7.2-RELEASE-p8 FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE-p8 #0: Wed
> May 26 03:08:50 UTC 2010
> root at i386-builder.daemonology.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386
> The Dom0 is run by my provider with the following System (this is some
> Linux 184.108.40.206-xen #3 SMP Sat Sep 20 11:15:30 UTC 2008 x86_64
> xen-shell 1.2.83 running on Xen version 3.3.1
> As FreeBSD 7.2 has reached EOL, i'm forced to update my System sooner or
> later to the current version.
> Unfortunately neither FreeBSD 7.3 nor 8.0 will even boot, and are
> stopping with
> panic: vm_fault: fault on nofault entry, addr: c32ef000
> after printing real and avaliable memory.
> After reading the archives of this list, this seems to be a common
> problem, which /may/ be solved by building a custom kernel.
> So i figure, that i have to check out the sources for FreeBSD 8
> (RELENG_8) and build a new Kernel with the configuration from
> /usr/src/sys/i386/conf/XEN. Is the result sufficient or do i have to do
> more than that?
> Any advise would be appreciated.
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