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Re: [Xen-users] Bluescreen with Latest GPLPV on Windows Server 2008 R2on

To: James Harper <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Bluescreen with Latest GPLPV on Windows Server 2008 R2on XEN3.4.1
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 1 Jan 2010 03:02:16 +0200
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On Fri, Jan 01, 2010 at 11:56:21AM +1100, James Harper wrote:
> > 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > my system is a XEN3.4.1 Dom0 Host System with a HVM Windows 2008 R2
> machine.
> > After installation of the GPLPV driver
> > ("gplpv_fre_wnet_AMD64_0.10.0.130.msi"), and an Reboot
> > the Windows Server 2008 R2 comes up and ends in a bluescreen, and
> immediately
> > restarts.
> > Testsigning is ON.
> > 
> > What else can be done, or better what needs to be checked? Is there
> somebody
> > who is facing the same problem?
> > I would highly appreciate any help.
> Unfortunately I don't have 2008 R2 to play with at this time.
> Is testsigning on when you first do the install, or do you install and
> turn on testsigning in the same session? If that's the case then the
> drivers may not install because testsigning hasn't yet become active.
> Try turning on testsigning, then rebooting, then installing.
> My next release will have some registry keys added on install to put the
> drivers in the critical devices database on install which will smooth
> some of these problems over, assuming that's what the problem is.

James: Is it possible to detect (in the installer) if testsigning has
been already enabled? Stopping the installer if there's no testsigning enabled
would be better than a bluescreen..

-- Pasi

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