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Re: [Xen-devel] debian xen 4.1 and 3.8.x kernel (from experimental)

On Sat, Apr 20, 2013 at 01:18:09AM +0000, James Harper wrote:
> I'm trying to get ceph working with decent performance (currently getting 
> kb/second write performance!) and it seems that maybe the Debian wheezy 
> kernel is just a bit too ancient.
> The 3.8 kernel from experimental works on bare metal, but when booting as 
> dom0 under the xen hypervisor it crashes.

I can boot linux 3.8.5-1~experimental.1 on a xen 4.1.4-3.

> I just figured out how to redirect xen output to my IPMI/BMC serial port and 
> I see this:
> (XEN) HVM: Hardware Assisted Paging (HAP) detected
> (XEN) HVM: HAP page sizes: 4kB, 2MB
> (XEN) Brought up 4 CPUs
> (XEN) *** LOADING DOMAIN 0 ***
> (XEN) elf_init: not an ELF binary
> Does this mean that Debian is compiling the kernel incorrectly (in which case 
> I'll file a bug), or is my Xen now too old to support it?

This means your Xen is older then the version in Wheezy and lacks
support for XZ.


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