On 09/21/2011 01:03 PM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
>>> So, there's a meta-point here: we currently
'require' Beta releases to
>>> boot as guests on Xen hosts:
>>> "The release must boot successfully as a virtual guest in a situation
>>> where the virtual host is running a supported Xen implementation"
>>> I really don't have much knowledge of Xen and haven't followed this
>>> discussion closely, but do any currently-known bugs prevent this? If so,
>>> please flag them up so they can be considered as Beta blockers...thanks!
I filled Bug 740378 - F16: Can't use keyboard when installing F16-Alpha under Xen
(regression) as guest
which is pretty descripting what is below.
Also adding in Jeremy's workaround in it.
Though I couldn't repro the general problems I was having - I later did
a clean F14 install with no problems. So I don't really know what's
going on here; I might try another F16 hvm install to see how it goes.
But there is a bona-fide bug that F16 doesn't include xen-platform-pci
by default in its initramfs, so it ends up unplugging its emulated
devices without discovering the PV ones to replace them...
Besides that, there is also
738085 - Patch to reduce spurious Xen entries in grub menu
which has a patch to fix the grub2 menu-thingy..
I'd noticed that - though at present I haven't managed to get F16 Xen to
boot in an hvm domain (it hangs when setting up interrupts in the nested