Bug 758646 - Xend fails to start with NVidia NV44 GeForce 6200 card
Xend fails to start with NVidia NV44 GeForce 6200 card
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xen (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Young
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2011-11-30 05:44 EST by Volnei
Modified: 2013-02-11 16:40 EST (History)
8 users (show)

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: 767742 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2013-02-11 16:40:00 EST
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Description Volnei 2011-11-30 05:44:33 EST
Description of problem:
I installed F16 x86_64 with Xen and I'm trying to boot via
Xen 4.1.2. Apparently the boot occurs normalmene but eventually
the system stops loading.

The only message that I have about the problem is the xend.log, shown below.

I really do not know what that means.

Note: I'm using qemu + kvm without any problems.

Thank you.

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Actual results:
[2011-11-29 17:10:03 1105] INFO (SrvDaemon:339) Xend Daemon started
[2011-11-29 17:10:03 1105] INFO (SrvDaemon:343) Xend changeset: unavailable.
[2011-11-29 17:10:03 1105] ERROR (SrvDaemon:356) Exception starting xend (no element found: line 1, column 0)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/xen/xend/server/SrvDaemon.py", line 348, in run
    servers = SrvServer.create()
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/xen/xend/server/SrvServer.py", line 258, in create
    root.putChild('xend', SrvRoot())
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/xen/xend/server/SrvRoot.py", line 40, in __init__
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/xen/web/SrvDir.py", line 84, in get
    val = val.getobj()
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/xen/web/SrvDir.py", line 52, in getobj
    self.obj = klassobj()
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/xen/xend/server/SrvNode.py", line 30, in __init__
    self.xn = XendNode.instance()
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/xen/xend/XendNode.py", line 1181, in instance
    inst = XendNode()
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/xen/xend/XendNode.py", line 71, in __init__
    saved_host = self.state_store.load_state('host')
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/xen/xend/XendStateStore.py", line 104, in load_state
    dom = minidom.parse(xml_path)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/_xmlplus/dom/minidom.py", line 1915, in parse
    return expatbuilder.parse(file)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/_xmlplus/dom/expatbuilder.py", line 926, in parse
    result = builder.parseFile(fp)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/_xmlplus/dom/expatbuilder.py", line 211, in parseFile
    parser.Parse("", True)
ExpatError: no element found: line 1, column 0

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Comment 1 Volnei 2011-12-15 05:52:52 EST
I found the origin of problem: The interface NVidia NV44 GeForce 6200 (NX6200TC).
Xen won't start if this interface is installed. 
Removing it of system the Xen is booting normally.

Xen packets installed


Kernel: kernel-3.1.5-1.fc16.x86_64

Comment 2 Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk 2011-12-15 14:46:46 EST
OK.. I thought it would be this one: http://bugzilla.xen.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1680

which I think MA Young has already put in the xen package?
Comment 3 Michael Young 2012-01-03 17:43:37 EST
This looks similar (though not identical) to Bug 767742 .
Comment 4 Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk 2012-03-23 17:13:16 EDT
Volnei, could you confirm whether the latest Xen has this issue?
Comment 5 Volnei 2012-03-26 07:05:59 EDT

Up to when I had the that interface installed on my machine the problem always did.

Then I removed the interface, and never more I used.
Comment 6 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2012-05-15 15:38:03 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
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Comment 8 Cole Robinson 2013-02-11 16:40:00 EST
Sounds like this should have been fixed, closing as CURRENTRELEASE

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