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Why do I get disk I/O errors booting the 3.2 kernel on a xen vps server?

I have a xen vps, which I just upgraded to the new LTS 12 Precise Pangolin. However, I see this error on booting: [ 12.848076] end_request: I/O error, dev xvda, sector 12841 [ 12.848093] ...
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KVM NVidia Passthrough

I've seen a guide or two that seems to be replicated around on the internet on setting up KVM to use passthrough for Nvidia. It seems to require 2 video cards. Is it possible to do it with 1 video ...
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virt-manager can't connect to xen

When I try to connect to my XEN domain with virtmanager on Ubuntu 14.04 I just get the following error: Unable to connect to libvirt. internal error: libxenlight state driver is not active Verify ...
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Xorg and Virtualbox break after installing Xen

I installed XEN using these instructions https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Xen Now when I rebooted virtualbox doesnt work, X doesnt work, lightdm doesnt work How can I set it back to how it was ...
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Selective package updates through apt-get

I'd like to install a newer package (xen-tools) from Quantal via apt-get. The package is called xen-tools. It doesn't contain any compiled sources. I need it on Precise because you cannot use ...
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kernel panic error in ubuntu 12.10

Before installing xen hypervisor my ubuntu 12.10 was working fine, but after installing xen I am unable to boot my ubuntu. The error is: /bin/sh:error while loading shared liberaries:libc.so.6 cannot ...
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“(XEN) Not enough memory to relocate the dom0 Kernel image” (not iSCSI/HBA issue)

I'm trying to isntall Xen on ubuntu 12.04 LTS for the first time (running on blade server, 8GB ram, without the naughty iscsi controller, running LSISAS1064E) I've followed the official ubuntu ...
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ubuntu 12.04LTS libvirt no conenction driver available

I am trying to setup a vm using xen under ubuntu 12.04LTS. I have installed the default libvirt version but I have some errors when trying to run: $ virsh -c <uri> list the errors are: ...
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Xen, XAPI, and Xen Orchestra, Ubuntu 14.04 Server

I'am quite new to this topic and wanted to setup an Xen Environment for testing things on a spare machine. For this I followed this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Xen But as I would also ...
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Copying modules to another system

I configured and made a custom kernel from vanilla kernel downloaded from kernel.org. Now I ported it to another machine with simple 'vmlinuz' and 'initrd.img' copying and some grub config done. ...
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Cant access ubuntu GUI from XEN

I have ubuntu server installed on my XEN server. Now due to some reasons i need to configure some GUI based application on Ubuntu so for that i installed ubuntu-desktop via apt-get. Now when i want ...
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Virtualizing Windows and Ubuntu with Xen

Alright, so I'm constantly switching between Windows and Linux, and I'd love to be able to just switch whenever I need without a full reboot, and after a bit of research I came up with xen. I found ...
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XEN VGA Passthrough reboot DomU error

I currently have the following XEN Setup: XEN 4.2.1 Kernel 3.8.0-25, self compiled with XEN PCI Backend include in the kernel AMD HD6450 AMD HD6850 ASRock87Z Extreme6 iCore 4770 (not K!) Goal ist to ...
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How to setup non-local bridged network for Xen?

I've had an absolute nightmare the past 5 days trying to set up the proper bridged networking for Xen. I've tried so many guides and all have failed to provide a solution for my specific question. ...
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How to install Xencenter on Ubuntu 12.10

I want to install Xencenter on Ubuntu 12.10. I've tried a lot of solutions, even Wine, but no luck this far. How do I install Xenceter on Ubuntu 12.10?
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Blinking Cursor when Booting into Xen 4.1 with 3.2.0-32-generic Kernel

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto a machine with an AMD Athlon II x4 620 cpu, Gigabyte GA-MA785GMT-UD2H motherboard, and 16 GB of RAM. 12.04 boots fine with the 3.2.0-29-generic and 3.2.0-32-generic ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS & Xen intermittent networking

I have been setting up a xen server with 10.04 LTS server installed. Every so often, the network seems to hang. For example 64 bytes from 192.168.1.109: icmp_req=1317 ttl=64 time=0.381 ms 64 ...
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isc-dhcp for Virtual Machines only

I installed Xen 4.3 on Ubuntu Server 14.04 and added the xenbr0 bridge. The host IP is 145.173.136.2. The network administrator reserved 15 IP's for the VMs: 145.173.136.112-126 So i installed the ...
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boot XEN under UEFI-only BIOS

Is there a way to get XEN 4.4 booting from UEFI mode BIOS? My AMD64bit laptop does not support direct CSM/legacy boots. A nasty workaround has been to boot from a specially made USB pendrive with ...
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Need commands to fetch Guest VM OS version from Xen and KVM

I m looking for the commands that can be executed to fetch the OS Version of the VMs running on the below Hypervisors. Xen (Not the citrix Xen server, but the Xen Sever hosted on a ubuntu Machine) ...
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How to expand the ext4 partition of virtualized Ubuntu running on top of CentOS/QEMU?

My company is running Xen--VMs run on top of CentOS/QEMU. Recently a customer using virtualized Ubuntu asked that his HDD space be increased. Now, with Windows, this is a joke. You type the new size ...
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Create PV Guest VM in Ubuntu 12.04 using Xen: “Network autoconfiguration failed”

I am using instructions from here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/XenProposed http://fosshelp.blogspot.com/2013/03/how-to-create-pv-guest-vm-on-ubuntu.html This is what I get when I type ifconfig: ...
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Libvirt-1.1.1 with xen-4.2.1

I installed xen-4.2.1 from the source and I am using XL toolstack. Now I installed libvirt-1.1.1 from the source. It's not working properly. And I got some error when running the virsh: error: ...
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Ubuntu 13.04, Xen, xcp-xapi - Operation not permitted?

I've installed Ubuntu 13.04 onto my machine, along with "xpc-xapi", which installs everything needed. By default, this installs Xen using the default toolstack "xm". I applied enough system tweaks to ...
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Can PXE be used to logon to VM

Can I use PXE to boot a thin/fat client directly into a running VM. My plan is to have my server running the VMs (Windows and ubuntu machines)in XEN or KVM I need for the Family to use and have some ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Black Screen during xen vm cloning

I am using Ubuntu server 11.10,with xen hypervisor 4.1. Beside this I have installed Libvirt-0.9.2. All things working perfectly. But some time while using virt-install or virt-clone during the ...
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Convert existing Ubuntu desktop 12.10 installation to have Xen Guest Support

It looks like previous versions of Ubuntu had a package called linux-ec2 that would install a kernel with Xen Guest support. I was unable to find any packages in specifically 12.10 that install a ...
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Debootstrap chroot Installation Error

During initial installation (using both Network installation and CD ISO) of Ubuntu Server 12.04.1 LTS (64-bit) as a guest VM on XenServer 6.1 I'm getting this error: Debootstrap warning Warning: ...
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Installing Xen Hypervisor on Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to try out the Xen Hypervisor and have been following this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Xen I'm stuck at the part about the partition. How do I go about setting up the ...
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Xen XL broken installation, cannot start Dom-U (trusty, 4.4)

I was switching Xen toolstack from XM to XAPI. Didn't work, so I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 with the hopes that it would work better. It didn't. Now I cannot start any Dom-U. XL is installed instead ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 as dom0 for xen 4.4 hangs on boot

I am trying to install Xen on a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. However, after I install xen-hypervisor-amd64, the system does not boot anymore, it hangs at this screen: If I boot it without Xen, ...
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How can i get an Ubuntu Laptop to talk to a Xen Server?

I have an Ubuntu Laptop running Xenmanager and I can not get it to talk to the server. I've gotten Error 111 Connection refused when typing in the Host/IP address and port number. Does anyone how I ...
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What is the best solution for virtualizing win32 applications on a linux host?

I currently have a linux server that handles operations for windows clients and I need a way to share a windows application (somehow installed on the linux server) through the server's VPN to a ...
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Ubuntu and Xen. Disable standard VGA for Windows guest

I've found a lot of help on this site, so I am ready to ask my own question now. After some new hardware purchase I've started up with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Xen 4.4. My current problem is: If I add ...
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Unable to connect to libvirt (Xen): libvirt-bin requires restart

I have the following packages installed on Ubuntu 14.04: xen-hypervisor-4.4-amd64 virt-manager libvirt-bin When I reboot (to Xen) and start the virt-manager I get the following error: Unable to ...
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Ubuntu + Xen + Wifi how?

Have been googling for hours and no closer to getting wlan0 with xenbr0 working or any other options. Any help greatly appreciated. release : 3.13.0-27-generic version ...
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Xen DomU not booting with required custom kernel

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32-bit) and installed Xen4.1 and Xen tools 4.4. I tried creating DomU with the following xen-tools command. >> xen-create-image --force --boot --hostname=DomU1 ...
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Xen PCI Passthru works with 2GB RAM but not with 4GB RAM

I set up Xen on Ubuntu 14.04 (Xen 4.4). With my config I can only use PCI passthru when giving DomU 2048MB RAM. When giving 4096MB the GPU doesn't work (windows says Code 12). Here is my win7.cfg: ...
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Creation of multiple VM's on XEN

I have created a VM running on XEN. How can I create multiple VM's on XEN ? The VM is running ubuntu and a hadoop application on it.
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Xen4.3 Hypervisor on Ubuntu 13.10 not booting properly - black screen

I know this seems to be an issue going as far back as Ubuntu 11 and Xen 4.0. I have seen the posts online and have attempted the suggested solutions I could find (disabling gdm and xserver at boot, ...
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Booting a real physical Win7 installation as Xen guest

So far I have achieved booting a physical installation of Win7 on internal hdd from Ubuntu USB HDD in both KVM and VB/VMware virtual machines using raw disk access. Windows runs without any amendments ...
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XEN VPS Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: how do I create a development copy of this server?

I have a working, extremely complex Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server installed as a VPS under a XEN supervisor. It includes database server, Varnish, memcached, VPN (both IPSEC and OpenVPN) and many, many ...
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virt-manager with XEN can't change configuration

If I try to add new hardware( it is just USB) - xm usb-list-assignable-devices 1-1.2 : ID 064e:a136 SuYin USB 2.0 UVC 0.3M Webcam 1-1.5 : ID 0b05:1788 Broadcom Corp BT-270 2-1.2 ...
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Partitions recover after Xenserver installation

I just tried to install XENserver. Have chosen my USB drive to install, but somehow installation has deleted all my partitions with Ubuntu and so on. My previous installation with Ubuntu was in the ...
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Unable to complete install: 'POST operation failed: xend_post: error from xen daemon: <Fault 3:

I am having a problem in installing virtual machine on xen in ubuntu using Virtual Machine Manager. Unable to complete install: 'POST operation failed: xend_post: error from xen daemon: I have ...
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Present a virtual HBA to an Ubuntu Xen Guest so that we can assign Fiber Channel Volumes directly to this guest

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Xen Kernel Xen Tools: Libvirt Created a virtual HBA on the physical hardware in Ubuntu running an Emulex HBA. Have done the required zoning on the switch side and assigned a test ...
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xen-hypervisor-amd64, Ubuntu 13, Asus Laptop Issues

Working to get Xen running on an Asus laptop. Model Q301L. Currently, Ubuntu 13 loads up just fine, and xen added itself to grub2 menu loader correctly. However, when I select the Ubuntu w/Xen ...
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Using Image base installation with XEN LVM installation problem

I have installed XEN according to guide that is pointed here. In that installation LVM is used. I want to know whether it is possible to create a image with: dd if=/dev/zero of=ubuntu.img bs=1 ...
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xen networking issue Ubuntu 12.04

While following the official directions, I edited /etc/network/interfaces, and made it look like this: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto xenbr0 iface xenbr0 inet dhcp bridge_ports eth0 auto ...
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Xen works, but I can't passthroug VGA

I did everything, i binded my graphic card (ATI Radeon HD 7850) with xen-pciback, and with pci-stub... i've set the iommu=1 to the xen kernel and intel_iommu=on to the linux kernel, and all the ...