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[Xen-devel] Re: unregister_netdevice: Waiting for vif7.0 to become free

On Mon, May 23, 2005 at 07:39:48PM +0200, Paul Wagland wrote:
> Hi all,
> Anyway, whenever I shutdown my 7th domU (the one with id=7) then I get 
> the following error:
> Message from syslogd@kruimel at Mon May 23 19:20:35 2005 ...
> kruimel kernel: unregister_netdevice: waiting for vif7.0 to become free. 
> Usage count = 1

Just so that everyone knows, and that this answer might be searchable in the 

I have (I think) found a solution. Do not bind xen-br0 to tap1.

I have now just created a "naked" xen-br0, that is, one that is not attached to 
any other interface, and it now appears to be OK. Whereas before it would die 
whenever I shut down the last domU, now it appears to be running smoothly.

Thanks to knewt for the help!


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