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[Xen-bugs] [Bug 1612] Can't start VM when vif set and udev version is gr

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Subject: [Xen-bugs] [Bug 1612] Can't start VM when vif set and udev version is greater than 151
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Date: Tue, 1 Jun 2010 07:15:19 -0700
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------- Comment #23 from igor@xxxxxxxxx  2010-06-01 07:15 -------
(In reply to comment #20)

openSUSE 11.3 also work fine after installing udev v151. But simple downgrading
as in Debian doesn't help - need go to default way - make rpm package

> I've too this issue. And I confirm workaround. Tested platform - Debian Sid
> (2.6.32-5) and OpenSUSE 11.3rc7 (2.6.34). starting hvm domain with enabled lan
> adapter cause kernel Oops. After simple downgrading in Debian udev to version
> 151 from http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/kernel/hotplug/ (./configure
> --prefix=/usr && make && make install) all work. OpenSUSE not tested yet :(. 
> In
> Ubuntu 10.04 with Jeremy's kernel I don't look such issue - version
> of udev is 151!
> > 
> > I've had a similar issue on x86_64 using a subset of the openSUSE forward
> > ported dom0 kernel patches on 2.6.32, when portage upgraded udev to 154
> > starting a vm resulted in a very similar null pointer dereference and
> > eventually xm create timed out and a error was logged about vif device 
> > failure.
> > 
> > Downgrading udev fixed the problem.
> > 
> > Andy
> > 

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