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Re: [Xen-users] Unable to get vifs to start in domUs

To: Rick Stevens <rstevens@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Unable to get vifs to start in domUs
From: Tim Post <tim.post@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2007 13:04:59 +0800
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Ensure the symlink /bin/sh indeed points to bash , this is a common
cause of that but not sure if other bourne shells have appeared default
enabled on fedora. 

The hotplug scripts rely on a posix compliant 'bash' (invoked as sh) to
function properly.

Worth a shot, anyway :)


On Fri, 2007-02-23 at 16:03 -0800, Rick Stevens wrote:
> I've posted this before and never received any help.  Can someone please
> assist or aim me in the right direction?
> Dom0 is FC6, fully updated, with Xen 3.0.4 built from source.  domU
> is ubuntu 6.1, but that's somewhat irrelevant.
> I can't get any vifs to start up in domUs.  I get the dread "Device 0
> (vif) could not be connected. Hotplug scripts not working" error.  I've
> run udevmonitor and I see the add events but I never see a configure
> event.  The startup stalls until it times out and I'm stuck.
> The vif configuration from the hvm file is:
>       vif = [ 'type=ioemu, bridge=xenbr0, mac=00:16:3e:00:00:11,
>           ip=A.B.C.D' ]
> ("A.B.C.D" is really a public IP).  I have netloop loaded with 128
> instances (from /etc/modprobe.conf):
>       options netloop nloopbacks=128
> I need to get this going and I don't seem to be the only person having
> issues.  This can't be that farking difficult, but I'm at sea here.
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