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RE: [Xen-devel] xend failure, restart doesn't work

To: "Marius Karthaus" <Marius@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] xend failure, restart doesn't work
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2005 09:56:12 -0000
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] xend failure, restart doesn't work
> Hi,
> Every now and then xend seems to fail, the domains keep running but 
> control is lost completely.
> A restart seems not possible. The logfile says xend restarts but the 
> only thing that restarts is xfrd binding on port 8002.
> The only way to get control back seems to be to reboot the machine, 
> rebooting all of the client domains too wich is a *bad thing* for our 
> clients.
> Is there any way to get control back?
> Is anyone working on the problem is there a patch or even a 
> know cause??
> Are there any steps i can take (or NOT take) to prevent this 
> from happening?

You could try 'xend stop' and then kill 'xcs' manually, then 
'xend start'.

You'll need to give us more help to debug the actual problem your


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