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Re: [Xen-API] Linux guests freezing after update to 2.6.32-358.2.1.el6 kernel

i have the same on ORACLE LINUX 6.4 "based on RHEL" 6.3 after updated from 6.3

i just download ORACLE LINUX 6.4 for oracle website it works fine, but the problem if you update from 6.3 to 6.4

best regards

On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 10:34 AM, Daniel Portwood <daniel@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hi guys,

here is a problem:

XCP host: Xen Cloud Platform 1.0
XCP guest: Scientific Linux 6.3 (RHEL based distro, pretty much the same
as CentOS)


1.) Linux guest with 2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.i686 kernel - VM boots,
reboots, no freezing, everything works as expected.

2.) After doing the recent 'yum update' inside the VM, kernel gets
updated to 2.6.32-358.2.1.el6.i686 version.

3.) Then after reboot, the guest is unable to start. VNC console shows
only blank blinking cursor and xentop says the VM is constantly in the
"r" state: vm_test - - - - - r

GRUB itself loads just fine, when selecting options to boot with older
kernels I actually can get inside the virtual machine. It somehow has a
problem with this new one only.

Any ideas? Or has anyone stumbled upon something similar?

Thanks in advance.

Best regards,


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