Re: Xen-users Digest, Vol 3, Issue 61

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Re: Xen-users Digest, Vol 3, Issue 61

stefan vetter
hello,
thanks for the hint. i've just installed  the e2fsprogs-binaries from centos4
- and - it works :)))


>
> Hello,
>   I run all CentOS-3.4/4 domU's and the problem lies in the CentOS 3.4
> version of fsck, what i did to remedy the problem on CentOS 3.4 was to
> grab the CentOS 4 e2fsprogs-src rpm and build a new rpm with 'rpmbuild
> -ba /usr/src/SPECS/e2fsprogs.spec' this should build a new rpm that
> will work for you, im using file based images so i just mount em,
> change dir into the mounted filesystem and 'chroot .' this will allow
> you to build and install the rpm w/o the DomU being booted. Then boot
> normally and if it drops you to an fsck prompt just do 'fsck /' and in
> about 2 seconds you'll be up n running. Another gotcha with CentOS 4
> thus far has been the fact that berkeley db was compiled with mutexes.
> Ive had to compile alot of custom rpm's for the 4.0 series as a result.
> Just fyi.
> Hope this helps ya out some :)
>
> John Fairbairn
>
> ---------------------------- Original Message ----------------------------
> Subject: [Xen-users] fsck problem
> From:    "stefan vetter" <[hidden email]>
> Date:    Mon, May 23, 2005 9:10 am
> To:      [hidden email]
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> hi,
>
> i'm trying to do following:
> centos4 dom0 with lvm, created an lv and restored an backup of
> an centos3 mashine to the lv. changed fstab, mtab so they match
> the config-file for xen. i get an error where the domU is complaining
> about the fsck-version - they are different in centos3 and -4, but what
> can i do, to restore an existing machine into a logical volume?
>
> thx for your help.
>
> by,
> stefan
> [...]

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