Could you verify that you're using an APIC MP HAL in Windows? Also, what's your resource configuration look like for the network card?|
From: Iyer, Anoop <anoop.iyer@xxxxxxx>
To: Nick Couchman <Nick.Couchman@xxxxxxxxx>, xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] GPLPV + 32-bit Win2003R2 + Xen-3.3 unstable
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 17:19:04 -0600
Nick, here's my DomU config:
# Begin Anoop's DomU config
disk=[ 'file:/VMs/template0/template0_xen.img,hda,w', ]
# End Anoop's DomU config
From: Nick Couchman [mailto:Nick.Couchman@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, December 11, 2008 5:15 PM
To: Iyer, Anoop; xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] GPLPV + 32-bit Win2003R2 + Xen-3.3 unstable
Could you post your domU config?
>>> "Iyer, Anoop" <anoop.iyer@xxxxxxx> 2008/12/11 14:45 >>>
I'm using the GPLPV drivers 0.9.11 with excellent network speedup on a
64-bit Windows 2003 R2 VM.
When I try the same under a 32-bit Windows 2003 R2 VM, the VM locks up
at the first sign of network traffic; even a ping from an external
client will bring it down. Using xentop I can see 100% cpu utilization
for that VM, and the vnc console becomes unresponsive.
With 0.9.12-pre4, the VM can take ping traffic from an external client.
When I load it up with ttcp from that client, it locks up again with the
Removing /gplpv from boot.ini and restoring the qemu NIC makes the
My s/w config is
Xen-3.3.0 release, 64-bit
SLES10 SP2 Dom0, 64-bit
Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise with SP2, 32-bit
GPLPV 0.9.11 / 0.9.12-pre4
Any pointers will be appreciated.
MTS Product Development Engineer
AMD Performance CoE | Virtualization
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