[Ubuntu Chicago] Install 8.04 as Xen Guest

Francisco cyan255 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 9 04:49:27 BST 2008

whoops sent out my original post wrong...

Have you seen:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/218126  ?

Also see what happens booting/installing hardy minimal cd

also take a look at this tute for details (yes I know its Open Solaris 
as Dom0, but the Ubuntu part is relevant) According to this it's a bug 
with the Hardy networking as shown above:

good luck,


Luke Orland wrote:
> Kevin,
> I found that the "alternate" install disk is a bit more verbose than
> the "desktop disk", especially when an install fails. it will stop the
> installation process when something goes wrong, give an error message,
> and allow you to retry that step in the process and continue on if it
> works.
> -Luke
> On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 11:46 AM, Kevin Harriss <special.kevin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 8.04.1 as a guest OS on my Xen
>> host.  Everytime I try install Ubuntu 8.04 it fails without an error
>> at the install, shutdowns the guest vm and when I start the guest vm
>> back up it starts the installer over.  I tried to install 6.06 and
>> then upgrade to 8.04.1.  Everything upgraded fine but when I boot up
>> the kernel errors and shutdowns down the guest vm.  The only kernel I
>> was able to boot up on this system was the Ubuntu 6.06 recovery
>> kernel.  I have heard issues with Ubuntu server as a guest vm under
>> Xen, but was wondering if anybody knew any fixes or the bug report I
>> should follow.  When I tried to find the bug report, I just found a
>> bunch about ubuntu 8.04 as the xen host.  I guess my launchpad foo is
>> failing me.
>> Thanks,
>> Kevin
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>> - specialKevin
>> - Kevin Harriss
>> - http://www.specialkevin.com
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