On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 5:55 PM, Flavio <fbcyborg@gmail.com> wrote:
2008/10/6 Bhavesh Kamani <kamanibhavesh@gmail.com>
>
> Hi Team,
>
> I installed a fresh debian etch and doing following steps to setup user mode linux :
> (installed uml kernel and uml utilities from debian etch DVD.)
>
> 1) dd if=/dev/zero of=root_fs bs=1M count=4096
> 2) mkfs.reiserfs -f root_fs
> 3) mkdir mounted_root_fs
> 4) mount root_fs mounted_root_fs -o loop
> 5) rsync -ax --exclude=root_fs / mounted_root_fs
> 6) vi mounted_root_fs/etc/HOSTNAME
>    Changed the hostname.
> 7) vi mounted_root_fs/etc/fstab /* After my change line will be like below : */
>    /dev/ubd/0   /   reiserfs   defaults   1   1
> 8) linux mem=128M
Hi!
So, you're trying to start UML only doing 'linux mem=128M', isn't it?

Maybe the command line should be more complex then yours.

Best Regards,

Flavio Bertini

>
> While starting uml(i.e. linux mem=128M) I am getting the error like :
>
> Warning: unable to open initial console.
>
> I am using GNOME and doing this from gnome-terminal.
> Can anyone tell me what are the exact steps I need to do to initialize console?
>
> Thanks,
> Bhavesh.
>
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Hi Flavio,

I am doing "linux mem=128M" to start UML.
I tried "linux mem=128M devfs=mount" also, but that is also giving same error.

Thanks,
Bhavesh.