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Re: [Xen-devel] help with bugs

On Thu, 2005-08-04 at 16:29 -0500, David F Barrera wrote:
> Ian Pratt wrote:
> >>>I'd like to appeal for some help tracking down a couple of bugs that 
> >>>we're struggling to reproduce:
> >>>
> >>>BUG62  eth0 -> veth0 in network script can loose network
> >>> 
> >>>
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>I've been able to reproduce this problem frequently on SLES 9 
> >>SP2 based platforms, x86 and x86_64. It seems that when I 
> >>first reported the problem it happened very infrequently, and 
> >>I could not reliably reproduce it. Now, I seems to be 
> >>happening all the time on my SLES 9 boxes; curiously, it does 
> >>not seem to happen on my FC/RH boxes.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Is there anything unusal about the SLES9 setup, e.g. multiple phsical
> >interfaces, alias addresses on interfaces etc?
> >  
> >
> No, nothing unusual. In fact, in one case, I have a machine that has 
> both SLES 9 and FC3. When I build Xen on SLES 9 and boot Dom0, I can 
> recreate the problem. On the same machine, when I build Xen on FC3 and 
> boot Dom0, the problem does not occur. I built Xen the same way in both 
> instances; the setups are the same with regards to Xen, the only 
> variable (and a big one) is the distro.
David, is this one of the boxes that has to use eth1 instead of eth0?  I
have some like this and haven't seen the problem you describe, even with
SLES9, so I don't know if either of those is important to the problem.

Paul Larson

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