Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 206155
kudzu needs to recognize and configure Xen virtual devices
Last modified: 2014-03-16 23:02:23 EDT
Description of problem:
When converting a RHEL4 fully virtualized guest to a paravirtualized guest,
Kudzu will happily offer you to throw away the configuration for all the (no
longer present) "physical" devices, but it will not set up configuration for the
virtual devices at all.
This leads to a virtual machine without a network.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. install RHEL4 fully virt guest
2. install paravirt kernel in that guest
3. twiddle /etc/xen/guest config file to boot it paravirt
4. kudzu offers to remove all device configuration on bootup
5. do as kudzu suggests
6. network device is gone
Kudzu should configure Xen virtual devices.
Needs done for 4.5, yes?
Yes. Can't set those flags from the initial bug creation though :)
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Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release. Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
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More importantly, this is needed so that anaconda can find the devices so we can
get the right install experience :-)
And committed bits for that, will be in 18.104.22.168
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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