Booting Windows/UEFI (was Re: Booting r298488 as Xen Dom0 may break ZFS pool?)
Roger Pau Monné
roger.pau at citrix.com
Tue Apr 26 11:29:29 UTC 2016
On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 10:39:06AM +0000, Marcin Cieslak wrote:
> Yes, should be easy. Will try to plug a binary port in.
> By the way, I just managed to crash a whole machine by trying to
> boot Solaris 11.3:
> # builder = "hvm"
> memory = 2048
> vcpus = 1
> name = "Solaris0"
> disk = [ 'file:/root/sol-11_3-text-x86.iso,6:cdrom,r', '/dev/zvol/zroot/solaris0,raw,hda,w' ]
> kernel = "/root/xen/solaris/unix"
> ramdisk = "/root/xen/solaris/boot_archive"
> extra = "/platform/i86xpv/kernel/amd64/unix -B console=ttya,livemode=text"
> #boot = "c"
> usbdevice = 'tablet'
> vnc = 1
> vnclisten = '0.0.0.0'
> vif = [ 'bridge=bridge0' ]
> /root/xen/solaris/unix and /root/xen/solaris/boot_archive where extracted from sol-11_3-text-x86.iso
> ("Intel text-only image").
I don't think you can boot Solaris as a PV guest anymore, you should instead
boot it as a HVM guest. You will have to remove the kernel and ramdisk
options and instead add builder="hvm" (that you have left commented out).
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