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Re: [Xen-users] Jeremy's GIT-tree and network problems

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Jeremy's GIT-tree and network problems
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 20 Dec 2009 21:56:58 +0200
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On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 07:56:57PM +0100, Stephan Seitz wrote:
> Hi!
> My setup with two NICs: Dom0 is my working platform. DomU is my firewall 
> system which establishes the PPP connection to my internet provider.
> One NIC is used for the internal network (Dom0 and DomU have IP addresses 
> in this network), the other NIC is only bridged to DomU and is used for 
> the PPP connection.
> Both systems are 64bit versions of Debian/Testing with XEN version 3.4.2.
> Until now my Dom0 kernel was a with 
> xen-patches-2.6.29-6.tar.bz2. This works very well. Now I was trying 
> Jeremy???s GIT tree. I tried the following versions:
> I don???t have any problems using these versions as DomU kernel, but if 
> I try to use them as Dom0 kernel, I don???t have internet connection from 
> the Dom0. I can connect to the DomU, which has a working internet 
> connection. If I try to connect to the internet from Dom0, I see the 
> packages leaving the PPP interface (masqueraded as it should be), but 
> I don???t receive respons packages.
> Going back to for the Dom0 solves the problem.
> Any idea what this could be? Thanks for your answers!
> Shade and sweet water!

Well what does "dmesg" say in dom0? Does the NIC driver load? Does it
give errors? 

what does "ethtool -i eth0" say? Or "ethtool -i peth0", depending your
network setup.

-- Pasi

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