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RE: [Xen-users] New version of GPL PV drivers for Windows

To: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] New version of GPL PV drivers for Windows
From: "James Harper" <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 4 Apr 2009 12:01:32 +1100
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> On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 7:03 PM, James Harper
> <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > New version with lots of changes and (probably) new bugs. Please
> > this email before installing.
> Hi James,
> Are these drivers signed? I see weird results in that :
> - windows 2008 x64 refuses to start  without "disable driver signing
> enforcement" because xenpci.sys is not signed
> - device manager -> Xen PCI device driver says "Digital Signer:
> www.meadowcourt.org", but driver details shows three files
> (xenhide.sys, xenpci.sys, WdfCoInstaller01007.dll) and none of them
> are signed. Similar thing goes for Xen Net and Xen Block Device.
> Perhaps you need to sign those files as well? Comparing to drivers for
> Qemu disk drive, all of its files are signed.
> Installation-wise, I had to do the same workaround as with
> 0.9.12-pre13 in terms of several reboots and selecting "NOGPLV" first
> (probably because Windows still consider the drivers as not digitally
> signed).
> Functionality-wise, networking does NOT work, even after disabling LSO
> (which is enough to make 0.9.12-pre13 work).
> This is on opensolaris snv_110. I'll try Linux dom0 later.

Please let me know how you go with Linux.

All the drivers _should_ be signed, but it's possible my signing script
has bugs in it...


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