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Re: [Xen-devel] No network device problem in -testing

On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 10:51:32PM +0900, NAHieu wrote:

> On 2/3/06, Christopher Clark <christopher.clark@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > try adding this to your config:
> >
> > vif = [ '' ]
> >
> Thanks, Christopher. That works, but it surprises me: it seems that
> previously I didnt need to specify this parameter. Something changes
> recently in xend?
> Probably it is better to leave this parameter "on" by default, so the
> virtual domain always has NIC, by default.

This change was made on Dec 13.  Previously, the nics= option and the
vif option interacted in unexpected ways (nics=0 did not necessarily
mean 0 vifs, for example).  This way vif and vbd configuration behaves
the same, and there are no concealed defaults to confuse people.


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