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Re: [Xen-devel] help with bugs

Paul Larson wrote:

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.
No, this box only has one nic, eth0. I should point out that my machines have SLES 9 *SP2*, the latest GA version of SLES 9. Come to think of it, the problem did not happen on it when it was just SLES 9. Can you update your system to SLES 9 SP2?


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