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Re: [Xen-users] Upgrading from GPLPV drivers from 0.9.11/0.9.12 to 0.10.

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Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2009 04:30:56 -0700 (PDT)
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Hi :-)
thanks, this was the trick.
I have windows 2003 and with your Info I upgraded my gplpv 0.9.1[13]


Matthieu Patou-4 wrote:
> Hello,
> I finally manage to upgrade windows 2008 server from 0.9.1[12] to 
> drivers.
> For all my tests I started by doing a snapshot of my windows 2008 system 
> disk and working with the snapshot instead of the live image ... it 
> allow to be sure to be able to restart with a sane situation ....
> I first tried the uninstall (with the .bat provided by james on his 
> website) and then installing new drivers while after rebooting without 
> At next reboots booting either with no flag or with  /NOGPLPV or /GPLPV 
> always lead to blue screen with 0x07 error.
> I noticed that when I rebooted with drivers 0.9.1x installed but without 
> the GPLPV flags all xen devices but the xen pci where with a yellow 
> question mark (which is logical).
> So I in the device manager I suppressed the all that xen devices 
> including the xen pci and always asked Windows to remove the driver as
> well.
> Once it's finished I restarted the computer, run this part of the script
> REM stop and remove shutdownmon service
> net stop shutdownmon
> "%ProgramFiles%\Xen PV Drivers\ShutdownMon.exe" -u
> REM remove XEN from Program Files
> rmdir /q /s "%ProgramFiles%\Xen PV Drivers"
> and this one:
> HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E96A-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
> /v UpperFilters /f
> HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E972-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002bE10318}
> /v UpperFilters /f
> HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E97B-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
> /v UpperFilters /f
> Then I installed the new drivers restarted 2 time in /NOGPLPV just in
> case.
> Now I am enjoying windows 2008 server with up to date GPLPV drivers.
> It seems that this version of drivers are quite good because I am able 
> to get most of the native speed from the hard drives (which I wasn't 
> able with 0.9.1x), the  only drawback is that cdrom isn't showing at all 
> (like I reported already in XP).
> Matthieu.
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