|author||GNU Hurd wiki engine <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2008-03-01 19:20:45 +0000|
|committer||GNU Hurd wiki engine <email@example.com>||2008-03-01 19:20:45 +0000|
web commit by SamuelThibault
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diff --git a/microkernel/mach/gnumach/ports/xen.mdwn b/microkernel/mach/gnumach/ports/xen.mdwn
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@@ -1,5 +1,7 @@
/!\ Since GNU Mach doesn't handle PAE yet, you'll need a PAE-disabled hypervisor.
+/!\ You need an already installed GNU/Hurd system.
This also means that you'll currently need a PAE-disabled `dom0`.
[[Stefan_Siegl|stesie]] is providing a PAE-disabled Linux kernel image at
@@ -11,7 +13,7 @@ You can either get binaries at <http://dept-info.labri.fr/~thibault/hurd-xen/> o
- Copy `hurd` into `/etc/xen`, edit it for fixing access to your hurd / and swap
- Run `xm create -c hurd`, gnumach should get started.
- If `xm` complains about networking (`vif could not be connected`), it's Xen scripts' fault, see Xen documentation for how to configure the network. The simplest way is network-bridge with fixed IPs (note that you need the bridge-utils package for this). You can also just disable networking by commenting the vif line in the config.
-- If `xm` complains `Error: (2, 'Invalid kernel', 'xc_dom_compat_check: guest type xen-3.0-x86_32 not supported by xen kernel, sorry\n')`, you most probably have a PAE-enabled hypervisor, and you just need to install and boot a non-PAE hypervisor.
+- If `xm` complains `Error: (2, 'Invalid kernel', 'xc_dom_compat_check: guest type xen-3.0-x86_32 not supported by xen kernel, sorry\n')`, you most probably have a PAE-enabled hypervisor, and you just need to install and boot non-PAE hypervisor and kernel.
If you want to generate these images, first get the `gnumach-1-branch-Xen-branch` branch from gnumach CVS.
Then look for "Ugly" in `kern/bootstrap.c`, how to generate `hurd-modules` is explained there, and you'll have to fix `EXT2FS_SIZE` and `LD_SO_SIZE` by hand.