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[Xen-users] Device 0 (vif) could nto be connected: backend device not found


I have seen many posts regarding this but have not found the soultion. So 
please cna someone shed some light on this
- padma

I get this error when I do try to create a domU guest (xen 3.0.0,
The vif is set to 
vif = [ ' mac=aa:00:00:00:11, bridge=xenbr0' ]
 and a "brctl show" shows
xenbr0    8000,fefffffff  interfaces vif0.0 peth0

Xend.log shows:
 ERROR (SrvBase:87) Request wait_for_devices failed.  Traceback (most recent 
call last):
    File "/usr/lib/python/xen/web/SrvBase.py", line 85, in perform
      return op_method(op, req)
    File "/usr/lib/python/xen/xend/server/SrvDomain.py", line 72, in 
op_wait_for  _devices
      return self.dom.waitForDevices()
    File "/usr/lib/python/xen/xend/XendDomainInfo.py", line 1343, in 
waitForDevi  ces
    File "/usr/lib/python/xen/xend/XendDomainInfo.py", line 971, in 
waitForDevic  es_
      return self.getDeviceController(deviceClass).waitForDevices()
    File "/usr/lib/python/xen/xend/server/DevController.py", line 135, in 
waitFo  rDevices
      return map(self.waitForDevice, self.deviceIDs())
    File "/usr/lib/python/xen/xend/server/DevController.py", line 151, in 
waitFo  rDevice
      raise VmError("Device %s (%s) could not be connected. "
  VmError: Device 0 (vif) could not be connected. Backend device not found.

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