Error starting updated Ubuntu servers

Rigved Rakshit r.phate at
Thu Dec 22 12:08:19 UTC 2011

> 22/12/2011 09:57:45 Error: Starting VM 'Web Server' - Using <class
> 'grub.GrubConf.Grub2ConfigFile'>; to parse /boot/grub/grub.cfg -
> WARNING:root:Unknown directive load_video - WARNING:root:Unknown
> directive terminal_output - Traceback (most recent call last): - File
> "/usr/bin/pygrub", line 746, in ? - raise RuntimeError, "Unable to
> find partition containing kernel"; - RuntimeError: Unable to find
> partition containingkernel

Can you confirm that the updates were completed successfully? The error
here states that it is unable to find the the kernel (vmlinuz).

Is it possible to boot this VM using a previous snapshot?

Alternatively, you could try a few things from online articles:


2. On this page (,
the solution outlined is the following -

xe vm-param-set uuid=<UUID>

Replace the parameters according to your settings.

Best Regards,
Rigved Rakshit
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