[kernel-xen] DomU fails to start after power outage

Glenn Enright glenn at rimuhosting.com
Thu Nov 8 10:07:48 EST 2012

On 08/11/12 12:02, Steven Spencer wrote:
> On 11/07/2012 03:28 PM, Steven Spencer wrote:
>> All,
>> I stepped on a power cable behind the rack and unplugged one of my Xen
>> boxes. Everything came back up except for one machine which gives me
>> this error:
>> VmError: Had a bootloader specified, but no disks are bootable
>> In the config file for the domain, there is nothing specifying the
>> tap:io device, where as with the domains that did start up again, there
>> was. Is there any way to generate a new config with the image file
>> already given and without re-installing?
>> I believe that this is the second time something similar has happened
>> and that the last time I ended up re-installing.  I didn't have this
>> list to come to then, however.
>> Thanks in advance.
> So we got the machine to boot by tweaking the config file and adding 
> the location to the disk image, but when the machine booted it came up 
> without the Ethernet interface, so now we are missing the bridged 
> interface info.
> Any help is appreciated. We were able to move all services to another 
> machine, so we are not currently down.
> Thanks,

Try adding an interface line in the params file? And restarting the VM 
from the host side (not using the reboot command in the VPS). eg like...

vif = [ 'mac=aa:00:c5:98:b3:0a,bridge=br0' ]

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