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Re: port-xen/44743: Network doesn't work on DomU NetBSD 5.1 which is run on Debian Squeeze Dom0 (Xen 4)

On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 04:15:00PM +0000, wrote:
> >Description:
> Hi!
> I've upgraded a Xen dom0 server from debian lenny (linux 2.6.26-i386) to 
> squeeze (linux 2.6.32-5 with pvops, Xen 4) and can't netinstall a NetBSD 5.1 
> DomU. The network under netbsd domu just isn't working (other Linux DomUs 
> work just fine). The vif on dom0 is created correctly (through network-bridge 
> script from /etc/xen), the xennet0 is recognized in the 
> netbsd-INSTALL_XEN3PAE_DOMU.gz, I can add an IP address to it and ping it 
> (and but nothing more. I've read that there was some problems with 
> flip/copy mode on Xen 4 but it was fixed in 5.1 (according to CHANGELOG).

No, copy mode support was added to the backend (dom0) before 5.1, but
it was added to the frontend (domU) after 5.1 was released. So you need
something newer from the netbsd-5 branch.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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