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Re: [Xen-devel] xenconsoled needs restart after long dom0 uptime otherwi

To: Teck Choon Giam <giamteckchoon@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] xenconsoled needs restart after long dom0 uptime otherwise domU console output hangs and domU doesn't come up
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 18:38:59 +0300
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On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 11:21:12PM +0800, Teck Choon Giam wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 7:22 PM, Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > I've seen this happening on dom0s running RHEL/CentOS 5.0 (Xen 3.0.3) and
> > RHEL/CentOS 5.1 (Xen 3.1.0).
> >
> > I just upgraded to 5.2 so can't tell (yet) if it happens with Xen 3.1.2.
> >
> > I'm running 32bit x86 PAE, and the domU kernels in question are Debian etch
> > 2.6.18-6-xen-686. I think it also happens RHEL/CentOS 5.x kernel-xen, but
> > not totally sure about that. I think I also saw it with Fedora 8/9
> > domU kernel-xen once.
> >
> > Looks like a bug in xenconsoled..
> FYI, I encountered similar issue about can't get new domainU/xenU to
> start or even existing running domainU/xenU to restart (meaning can
> shutdown xenU but can't start it back).  In the end, I noticed that
> this was due to udev package being upgraded/updated.  Have you try to
> execute /sbin/start_udev after your udev package being updated?  Maybe
> this will solve your issue like mine :)

I didn't upgrade any packages when this happened.. so it was not about udev. 

Killing+restarting xenconsoled fixed it for me.. 

-- Pasi

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