Bug 225230 - No network and no USB with xen kernel
Summary: No network and no USB with xen kernel
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel-xen
Version: 6
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Xen Maintainance List
QA Contact: Virtualization Bugs
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-01-29 20:53 UTC by Joep Jansen
Modified: 2009-12-14 20:40 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-02-26 23:52:02 UTC
Type: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
dmesg output for "bare metal" and xen kernel (28.54 KB, application/octet-stream)
2007-01-29 20:53 UTC, Joep Jansen
no flags Details

Description Joep Jansen 2007-01-29 20:53:50 UTC
Description of problem:
After booting the xen kernel, the network interface eth1 is not configured by
DHCP. After manual configuration, pinging the gateway or other attached devices
does not work. The interrupt count for eth1 remains 0. 
The ethernet controller is a Broadcom Corporation BCM4401 100Base-T (rev 01),
and uses the b44 driver.

Also, the attached USB printer and memory stick are not recognized. The
interrupt count for USB devices also stays 0.

At first glance the problem looked b44 related: see bugs #208242 and #219277.
So I used the patched kernel as advised in #208242
That solves the 'No usable DMA configuration, aborting' problem.
But the network is still not working.

Version-Release number of selected component (if

How reproducible:always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot xen kernel
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Joep Jansen 2007-01-29 20:53:51 UTC
Created attachment 146866 [details]
dmesg output for "bare metal" and xen kernel

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-07-25 01:37:30 UTC
change QA contact

Comment 3 Chris Lalancette 2008-02-26 23:52:02 UTC
This report targets FC6, which is now end-of-life.

Please re-test against Fedora 7 or later, and if the issue persists, open a new bug.


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