Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 388041
No pciback module in f8 xen kernel
Last modified: 2009-12-14 15:42:08 EST
Description of problem:
The pciback module is missing from the xen kernel. Without this it's not
possible to give pci devices to guests.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Try to load pciback module
Steps to Reproduce:
1. modprobe pciback
Module pciback not found
Because we are not able to assign PCI devices to guests the whole xen is not
usable in some configurations. I think that the pciback module is quite often
used, so I think that the severity of the bug should be changed to high.
Please note that pciback is also missing in the latest kernel-xen-2.6.21-2952.fc8.
This is also a problem for me, I was using pciback actively.
The pciback.o module *is* present in the i686 kernel, but its missing from
x86_64. The problem seeems to be that kernel-18.104.22.168-x86_64-xen.config is
missing the following settings.
kernel-xen-2.6-2.6.21-2953.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
kernel-xen-2.6-2.6.21-2954.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update kernel-xen-2.6'. You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2008-1328
Following command does not work:
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update kernel-xen-2.6'
The correct command is:
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update kernel-xen'
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