Bug 199414 - Xen network-bridge: fails to start bridge because module not loaded
Xen network-bridge: fails to start bridge because module not loaded
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xen (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Xen Maintainance List
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2006-07-19 09:44 EDT by Mark McLoughlin
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-07-19 11:36:54 EDT
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xen-network-iptables-bridge.patch (553 bytes, patch)
2006-07-19 09:44 EDT, Mark McLoughlin
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Description Mark McLoughlin 2006-07-19 09:44:36 EDT
Trying to start domU with latest xen, I'm seeing this in /var/log/xend.log:

  VmError: Device 0 (vif) could not be connected. Hotplug scripts not working.

With such a helpful error message, the problem was obvious of course :-)

Issue is that the network-bridge script has been changed around a bit, and it
was failing with:

  error: "net.bridge.bridge-nf-call-arptables" is an unknown key

The bridge module wasn't being loaded.

Seems that brctl was previously being run before this point, and the ioctl is
uses would cause the bridge module to be loaded.

Attaching a fixed version of xen-network-iptables-bridge.patch which tweaks the
kernel params after starting the bridge.
Comment 1 Mark McLoughlin 2006-07-19 09:44:37 EDT
Created attachment 132682 [details]
Comment 2 Mark McLoughlin 2006-07-19 11:36:54 EDT
* Wed Jul 19 2006 Mark McLoughlin <markmc@redhat.com> 3.0.2-16
- Fix network-bridge error (#199414)

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