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[Xen-users] kernel error when I setup the network

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Subject: [Xen-users] kernel error when I setup the network
From: "Shu Hung (Koala)" <koalay.dg21@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2005 18:01:14 +0800
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Dear all,

I have installed a minimal Fedora according to Fedora Xen Quickstart.
Everything was fine:
  • I installed Xen supported kernel with rpm
  • I started xend as the guide described: "service xend start"
  • I confirmed my installation by " xm list"
  • I configured a unprivileged Domain named "Domain-1.fc4"
  • I started that "Domain-1.fc4" with "xm create -c Domain-1.fc4 "
  • The Domain loaded successfully and I was in the unprivleged domain
  • I logged in as root.
  • I worked arround the domain
    • changed some text file
    • list directories to see
  • I then tried to bring up the network with commands:
    • ifconfig eht0 up
Just after I brought the eth0 interface up, console starts to pop up messages repeatly:

 printk: 4 messages suppressed.
 Memory squeeze in netback driver.

I go to domain 0 with another window and tried to stop the Domain-1.fc4

 xm shutdown Domain-1.fc4

Things remains unchanged. I still see Domain-1.fc4 on the list "xm list ".
I then tried to stop the whole Xen by "service xend stop" same message
still pop up in the old window.

I checked /var/log/messages of Domain-0 and I found this message is repeating there too:

 Nov  8 16:57:15 sandbox kernel: printk: 4 messages suppressed.
 Nov  8 16:57:15 sandbox kernel: xen_net: Memory squeeze in netback driver.

What is the problem?

Koala Yeung
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