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Re: [Xen-devel] X11 problem with dom0 pvops kernel on Xen 4.0.1

To: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>, "John McDermott \(U.S. Navy Employee\)" <john.mcdermott@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] X11 problem with dom0 pvops kernel on Xen 4.0.1
From: Boris Derzhavets <bderzhavets@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 05:29:45 -0700 (PDT)
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> When I install an F13 image as a pvops domU, the domU cannot start X.

Are you saying that virt-install F13 via local Apache Mirror or NFS share fails to run
in Gnome env ?

What you mean saying "F13 image"  ? How it was created ?


--- On Tue, 9/21/10, John McDermott (U.S. Navy Employee) <john.mcdermott@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

From: John McDermott (U.S. Navy Employee) <john.mcdermott@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] X11 problem with dom0 pvops kernel on Xen 4.0.1
To: "Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk" <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 8:22 AM

On Sep 20, 2010, at 5:24 PM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:

>> The kernels boot fine, including video, as dom0. In fact, running as dom0, they forward X11 no problem. When I install an F13 image as a pvops domU, the domU cannot start X. I agree that sounds like an attempt to pass-through is somehow screwing things up, but I have not configured the guest for pass through.
> Ok, so your problems have nothing to do with DRM/KMS nor X if you see X working
> as Dom0 on your machine. You don't need those nopat, nomodeset options - those are only
> needed if you can't get X working under Dom0 and we need to troubleshoot what is happening.

@Konrad, thanks, I will remove those options.

>> Is there a known-good F13 image I could try to install, in case the one I am trying is somehow wrong for this?
> Well, the normal F13 works for me.. but maybe I am installing it differently than you.
> What does 'lspci -vvv' and 'dmesg' show you under you DomU? And also can you attach
> the 'Xorg.0.log' from DomU?

@Konrad, I posted a tarball earlier that has that stuff in it. Perhaps our uber-paranoid firewall stripped it. I resend here:

What is the formal meaning of the one-line program
#include "/dev/tty"

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