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Re: [Xen-devel] Unable to create VM with nic device on Arndale

Stefano Stabellini writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] Unable to create VM with nic device 
on Arndale"):
> On Wed, 18 Dec 2013, Eugene Fedotov wrote:
> > "xl create domU.conf" causes following output:
> > Parsing config from domU.conf
> > libxl: error: libxl_create.c:1180:domcreate_attach_vtpms: unable to add nic
> > devices
> > Libxl code assumes that domcreate_attach_vtpms handler called, that calls
> > domcreate_attach_pci.
> > Why vif is logically depend on PCI and vtpm on ARM platform? (it is
> > confusing).

This is just the asynchronous callback structure.  There's a function
which starts the addition of NICs and arranges when it's done for the
next function to be called, which is the one for adding vtpms.

> Is it possible that the error message is actually wrong?
> I guess the error is just related to the creation of the vif somehow but
> it is printed by domcreate_attach_vtpms because it is the first callback
> being called.


It's very unhelpful that this is the only message being printed.
There really ought to be a message about which NIC failed.

Can you try it again with "xl -vvvv" ?


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