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Re: [Xen-users] Unable to start xend

To: Forest Belton <fbelton@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Unable to start xend
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 11:25:55 +0300
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On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 04:55:07PM -0400, Forest Belton wrote:
> Hi,
>   I'm trying to install Xen on Ubuntu 11.04. I read somewhere (please  
> correct me if this is wrong) that Ubuntu hasn't had dom0 support since 
> 8.04 LTS, and the recommended action was to grab a dom0-enabled kernel 
> from Debian, so I did. I'm running 2.6.32-5-xen-amd64 and built Xen 4.1.1 
> from source. After installation and some troubleshooting, I tried to 
> start xend. Here is the result:

Note that xm/xend toolstack is deprecated in Xen 4.1 ! You should use xl/libxl 

> vmtest@morphy:~$ xend start
> xc: error: Could not obtain handle on privileged command interface (2 = 
> No such file or directory): Internal error


-- Pasi

> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/sbin/xend", line 36, in <module>
>     from xen.xend.server import SrvDaemon
>   File  
> "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/xen/xend/server/SrvDaemon.py", 
> line 26, in <module>
>     import relocate
>   File  
> "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/xen/xend/server/relocate.py", 
> line 28, in <module>
>     from xen.xend import XendDomain
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/xen/xend/XendDomain.py",  
> line 36, in <module>
>     from xen.xend import XendOptions, XendCheckpoint, XendDomainInfo
>   File 
> "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/xen/xend/XendCheckpoint.py",  
> line 20, in <module>
>     from xen.xend import balloon, sxp, image
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/xen/xend/image.py", line 
> 46, in <module>
>     xc = xen.lowlevel.xc.xc()
> xen.lowlevel.xc.Error: (1, 'Internal error', 'xc_interface_open failed: 
> No such file or directory')
> Some searching led me to believe that this error occurs when I haven't  
> booted into a Xen kernel, but this confuses me as I am fairly certain I  
> have. /sys/hypervisor exists as well as /dev/xen. What have I overlooked? 
> I apologize in advance if I have posted to the wrong mailing list.
> Sincerely,
>   Forest
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