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Re: [Xen-devel] PV HVM Linux drivers fail

Leo wrote:
> The code from 2.6.35-rc5-pvhvm-v6 works well!  Thanks!  I can access
> /dev/hda created by blkfront.  However, the netfront driver still can't
> detect the MAC address of the nic if I unplug it.  (If I don't unplug
> it, 8139cp works with the device just fine)  And this code there seems
> to be no dependency on the loading order of platform-pci and
> netfront/blkfront.
> Leo
What does your xen guest config file look like?
a dump of it on this thread may be interesting...

> On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 10:24 AM, Leo <fencingleo@xxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:fencingleo@xxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>     Hi Stefano,
>     Great.  I will test the new code this weekend.  I will also try to
>     figure how exactly the module initialization fails when all three
>     are compiled in.
>     As for the network MAC address problem, the card is working just
>     fine if I don't unplug it and let 8139cp take over the device.  So
>     the bridge is set up correctly, isn't it?
>     Thanks!
>     Leo
>     On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 7:34 AM, Stefano Stabellini
>     <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>     <mailto:stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>         On Thu, 29 Jul 2010, Leo wrote:
>         > Thanks for the info Stefano.
>         >
>         > When I compile-in the three devices, it always get into the
>         XENBUS wait loop.  Drivers loading order has always been a
>         > mystery to me (though I haven't spent much time on that.)
>         >
>         I took some time to read the code again and do few tests: it
>         seems to me
>         that everything is working just fine in all cases. I am not sure
>         what's
>         wrong with your setup but I can boot my guest with all three
>         components
>         built-in or modules.
>         > I am waiting for the new branch for the fix then. 
>         the new branch is ready, please give it a try and let me know.
>         > Does the bug also affect netfront to not able to get the MAC
>         address? 
>         > It's also what I'm seeing as well, described near the end of
>         my message.
>         >
>         do you have a bridge correctly configured in your testbox?
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