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[Xen-users] Cannot have eth0 in domU


I am trying to run Xen 3 on FC5, but I cannot have the eth0 interface appear 
in domU. I read nearly everything in this list that could look similar to my 
problem but to no avail.

I have 3 servers running FC3 and Xen 2 with various domUs since a year. 
Everything is fine on that front.

I took one of the server, upgraded it to FC5 and did the following:

- yum install xen kernel-xen0 kernel-xenU
- grub.conf contains
  title Fedora Core (2.6.15-1.2054_FC5xen0
  root (hd0,0)
  kernel /boot/xen.gz-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5
  module /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5xen0 root=LABEL=/ ro console=tty0 
  module /boot/initrd-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5xen0.img
- rebooted with the xen0 kernel
- kept the default xend-config.sxp to use bridging
- started xend
- copied a domU FC3 image from another server (tried also with a trustix 
- mounted the FC3 image in loop fs and copied (cp 
-a) /lib/modules/2.6.15-1.2054_FC5xenU to it
- created a domU configuration file:
  kernel = "/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5xenU.img"
  memory = 128
  name = "test"
  vif = [ '' ]
  disk = [ 'file:/images/fc3,sda1,w' ]
  root = "/dev/sda1 ro"
  extra = "4"
- xm create -c test.conf
- everything in domU is fine except that eth0 is not seen:
  ifconfig eth0
  eth0: error fetching interface information: Device not found
- "ifconfig -a" shows lo and sit0 only
- on dom0:
   brctl show
   bridge name        bridge id                STP enabled        interfaces
   xenbr0                    8000.feffffffffff        no                       
- domU image contains valid ifcfg-eth0 configuration file
  I tried to add network configuration into the domU configuration file:
  and got the same results.
- I tried with and without a ramdisk image in the domU conf file (getting 
desperate here)
- no errors in domU dmesg or with "xen dmesg" on dom0

I really don't know where to go from here. I made several attempts with 
variations in config files but always got the same problem. Am I missing 
something obvious? Any suggestion as to what tools I can use to troubleshoot?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks a lot


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