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Re: vifs not working?

On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 03:34:02PM +0200, Christoph Egger wrote:
> >>>>(I've been using the 2008Q1 packages, 
> >>>>on the theory that that's the closest approximation to in sync with
> >>>>4.0; do newer xen packages (a) work with 4.0 and (b) fix things?)
> >>>There's an incompatibility between the latest xentools and the 4.0 
> >>>release kernels. So it's current or release but nothing in between :( 
> >>>... well reliably anyway.
> >>On a -current dom0 kernel:
> >>
> >>The main problem is that xenbackendd isn't invoked at all, therefore the 
> >>scripts never run.
> >>xenbackendd listens for XS_WATCH_EVENT, but those never come.
> >>
> >>In xen/xenbus/xenbus_xs.c:process_msg  I see two type of events:
> >>XS_READ and XS_ERROR for a block device (vbd).
> >
> >I'm not seeing this. xenbackendd is running fine for me
> >
> I re-started xenbackendd with -d and now I see, the scripts are invoked.
> I see $xstatus have the values 1


> and 5.


> The scripts handle 2 and 6.
> That makes the user look like the scripts not working.

The problem here is that the device doesn't switch to state
XenbusStateInitWait. Thsi could mean that xbdback_xenbus_create() is
never called, or that an error occurs. In the second case there
should be an error on dom0 console and dmesg.

Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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