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RE: Reboot on *DOM0* while/after installing GPLPV drivers

It's not easy for me to setup a serial connection on this machine... I'm not 
sure how to do it to be honest... but I could look into it.

I can however try with windows xp or server 2003.

Btw I'm running 4.2 but had the same issue with 4.1.

John Hayward <john.hayward%wheaton.edu@localhost> wrote:
>I'm seeing similar behavior - quite a pain when dom0 halts - after
>reboot when trying to start the windows 7 image starts it blue screens
>and dies - so it appears that the crash has corupted the windows file
>I see there are notes that xen3.1 kernel has pci passthough - is that
>required for the GPLPV drivers or are people having success with xen
>4.1 or 4.2?  I'm using 4.1
>I believe I tried installing the pci (manditory) GPLPV driver
>successfully - the next one on the list was the vbd driver but I
>believe I tried skipping that one and tried another one with the same
>I am quite interested in having this issue resolved - When I have time
>I might see if I can figure out how to get a serial console connected
>to help in the debugging.
>From: port-xen-owner%NetBSD.org@localhost 
>[port-xen-owner%NetBSD.org@localhost] on behalf
>of Manuel Bouyer [bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost]
>Sent: Friday, October 04, 2013 2:56 AM
>To: Mike C.
>Cc: port-xen%NetBSD.org@localhost
>Subject: Re: Reboot on *DOM0* while/after installing GPLPV drivers
>On Fri, Oct 04, 2013 at 04:37:16AM +0000, Mike C. wrote:
>> I reinstalled the OS and installed the drivers on by one!
>> The problem occures while installing the vbd driver!
>> I'm using LVM, maybe its related, I'll try with a file based disk and
>> post back!
>I've been using the PV drivers on win2003 without problems.
>Do you have a serial console ? It's possible that xen itself is
>panicing but you won't see its meesage on a VGA console.
>Also, using xen-debug.gz may give more details (with serial console)
>Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
>     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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