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Re: [Xen-devel] RE: Windows7 Home, PV drivers (x32_0.11.0.238) stuck dur

To: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] RE: Windows7 Home, PV drivers (x32_0.11.0.238) stuck during install (image attached)
From: chris <tknchris@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 20:47:36 -0500
Cc: James Harper <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Is that a safe way to temporarily disable gplpv? If we hide the
platform device then gplpv shouldn't start, correct?


On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 8:27 PM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
<konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > When it is hung like that, can you go into device manager and tell me
>> > what xen devices are loaded?
>> Nothing shows up as Xen. I ran Lavasys Everest to do a report and scanned
>> for anything that said 'Xen'. The only things I found were the DMI fields.
>> Interestingly enough, if I click "Cancel" it is still hung. Are there
>> any installation logs of what it tried to load/install?
> It does Cancel, just takes a bit of time. Found out that running
> the installer with /l* Logfile.txt did the trick and saw this:
> .. snip..
> DIFXAPP: INFO:   No matching devices found in INF 
> "C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\xenpci.inf_x86_neutral_232bc49777803725\xenpci.inf"
>  on the Machine.
> DIFXAPP: INFO:   No drivers installed. No devices found that match driver(s) 
> contained in 
> 'C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\xenpci.inf_x86_neutral_232bc49777803725\xenpci.inf'.
> DIFXAPP: INFO:   RETURN: DriverPackageInstallW  (0xE000020B)
> DIFXAPP: INFO: The device(s) for which the driver is being installed has not 
> been plugged into the computer.
> DIFXAPP: INFO:   ENTER:  DriverPackageGetPathW
> DIFXAPP: INFO:   RETURN: DriverPackageGetPathW  (0x7A)
> DIFXAPP: INFO:   ENTER:  DriverPackageGetPathW
> DIFXAPP: INFO:   RETURN: DriverPackageGetPathW  (0x0)
> DIFXAPP: INFO: driver store entry for 'C:\Program Files\Xen PV 
> Drivers\drivers\xenpci\xenpci.inf' is 
> 'C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\xenpci.inf_x86_neutral_232bc49777803725\xenpci.inf'.
> DIFXAPP: INFO: The component Id '{D6BB9B5F-61F9-4B6E-8FAD-289706F5EBEB}' is 
> now set to point to driver store: 
> 'C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\xenpci.inf_x86_neutral_232bc49777803725\xenpci.inf'
> DIFXAPP: INFO: A reboot is not needed to install the component 
> '{D6BB9B5F-61F9-4B6E-8FAD-289706F5EBEB}'.
> DIFXAPP: RETURN: InstallDriverPackages() 0 (0x0)
> Action 1:11:12: WaitForDevices.
> And sure enough I did not have a Xen PCI platform device.
> The reason being that I had this in my guest configuration file:
> #-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> #   Enable/disable xen platform PCI device, default=1 (enabled)
> xen_platform_pci=0
> Changing it to 1 made the installer work. After two reboots
> my Windows 7 guest is running with the PV drivers.
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