Bug 785173 - HVM guest created with xl does not connect to network bridge but same guest connects when created with xm
HVM guest created with xl does not connect to network bridge but same guest c...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xen (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity high
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Assigned To: Michael Young
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-01-27 09:18 EST by John McDermott
Modified: 2013-02-11 16:44 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-02-11 16:44:21 EST
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2012-01-27 09:18 EST, John McDermott
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Description John McDermott 2012-01-27 09:18:51 EST
Created attachment 557866 [details]
screen dump of reproducing the problem & config file

Description of problem:
An HVM guest created from the same config file does not attach to the network bridge when created with xl but does connect when created with xm, using the same configuration file.

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How reproducible:

I have this error on 2 different machines, using 3 different guests.

Steps to Reproduce:

1. Install fc16 HVM guest
2. Create xen config file, e.g. "alpha"
3. xm create /etc/xen/alpha
4. Xen guest alpha can reach network
5. Shutdown guest alpha
6. xl create /etc/xen/alpha
7. Xen guest cannot reach network
8. brctl show sez vif is not attached to xl created guest
Actual results:

xl created HVM guest cannot reach network using same config file that does work for xm

Expected results:

HVM guests created with xl should be able to reach network

Additional info:
Comment 1 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2012-05-15 15:38:09 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2013-01-16 10:09:09 EST
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Comment 3 Cole Robinson 2013-02-11 16:44:21 EST
Hi John, sorry this bug didn't get a response. F16 is becoming unsupported real soon now, so closing this bug as WONTFIX for F16. If you can still reproduce this issue on F18, please reopen.

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