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Re: [Xen-devel] sHype changeset causes error in domU creation

To: Steven Hand <Steven.Hand@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] sHype changeset causes error in domU creation
From: Stefan Berger <stefanb@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 23:01:29 -0400
Cc: George Washington Dunlap III <dunlapg@xxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Steven.Hand@xxxxxxxxxxxx, Reiner Sailer <sailer@xxxxxxxxxx>
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xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote on 06/22/2005 07:35:59 PM:

> >The changeset adding ssid variable to domain creation causes the 
> >error when I try to create a domain:
> >
> >   File "/usr/lib/python/xen/xend/image.py", line 122, in initDomain
> >     dom = xc.domain_create(dom = dom or 0, ssidref = ssidref)
> >OverflowError: long int too large to convert to int
> Bizarre - this seems to be a python 2.4 only property... and is also 
> odd in that python is trying to convert ssidref to an int (rather than
> an unsigned one). Possibly a side effect of the unified int/long stuff, 
> possibly a minor change in the native method interface, possibly a 
> change to u32.py... 

This is a problem that comes with an FC 4 install and the newer python 
that comes along with it.
Below a patch that solves the problem. ( default=~0 would also work )

Signed-off-by: Stefan Berger <stefanb@xxxxxxxxxx>

diff -uprN ./xeno-unstable.bk.orig/tools/python/xen/xm/create.py 
--- ./xeno-unstable.bk.orig/tools/python/xen/xm/create.py 2005-06-22 
22:38:51.000000000 -0400
+++ ./xeno-unstable.bk/tools/python/xen/xm/create.py 2005-06-22 
22:43:57.000000000 -0400
@@ -121,7 +121,7 @@ gopts.var('memory', val='MEMORY',
           use="Domain memory in MB.")
 gopts.var('ssidref', val='SSIDREF',
-          fn=set_u32, default=0xffffffff,
+          fn=set_u32, default=-1,
           use="Security Identifier.")
 gopts.var('maxmem', val='MEMORY',

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