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Re: [Xen-users] Network on DomU not working

> I am on SLES9 based system running Xen-unstable. I created a DomU based
> off of my SLES9 base system. I made the appropriate changes to the
> network configuration but I am unable to get eth0 working. I have tried
> both DHCP and static IPs. I have listed the output of "ifconfig -a" and
> "cat /proc/interrupts" on Dom0 below. I have left out eth1,2,3 because
> they are not wired.
> When I try to bring up the eth0 interface using DHCP on DomU I get a
> message saying "Unable to obtain IP address...backgrounding". When I try
> to do a static config, the interface comes up but I am not able to ping
> out.
> The network connectivity in Dom0 works fine. Could you please tell me
> what I am doing wrong?
> Thanks
> Aravindh Puthiyaparambil

Dear Aravindh

1) Do you have a DHCP server running in your network?

2) Sometimes, DHCP servers do not serve an ip address
   range, instead they just respond if the mac address
   is in its list of fixed addresses. May be your DHCP
   server (if there is one) is configured that way...

3) From inside domU, if you issue a "ifconfig eth0",
   what comes up?

Fernando Maciel Souto Maior
+55+31 3270-5886
LPIC/1 # 31908

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