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Re: [Xen-users] Kernel BUG at drivers/xen/netfront/netfront.c:783

To: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Kernel BUG at drivers/xen/netfront/netfront.c:783
From: Danilo Godec <danilo.godec@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 15:32:32 +0200
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Pasi Kärkkäinen pravi:
> Actually RHEL5.3 has Xen hypervisor 3.1.2 + a lot of patches from redhat.
> You can see that with "xm info".

Oh, you're right:

> xen_major              : 3
> xen_minor              : 1
> xen_extra              : .2-128.el5
> xen_caps               : xen-3.0-x86_64 xen-3.0-x86_32p hvm-3.0-x86_32
> hvm-3.0-x86_32p hvm-3.0-x86_64

> The userspace Xen tools/utilities in RHEL5 are 3.0.3 (to keep the ABI/API 
> stable in RHEL5 releases).
>>> 2) Did you install SLES10 SP2 on the guest? 
>> Yes, the DomU guest is SLES10 SP2. This one comes with Xen 3.2.0 (I
>> guess the 'kernel part' of Xen has the same version).
> OK. You could maybe try SLES10 SP1 then? :)

Right now I managed to make it work with HVM... If that proves stable,
I'll leave it at that.

Maybe I'll try to update SLES 10 SP2 to latest patches later and try to
boot it paravirtualized.

> Or then you could try the latest Xen and dom0 kernel packages from RHEL 5.4 
> beta, 
> there have been many updates/fixes..

Maybe I'll try that - but as this is a production Xen host, I'd rather
not. :)

 Thanks, Danilo

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