# Re: [Xen-users] Re: Xen 4.0 - Support for Citrix WHQL-certified Windows PV drivers

On Thu, Sep 02, 2010 at 05:21:02PM +0100, Mark Adams wrote:
> Xen 4.0.1 rc3, didn't change any registry settings. Can you confirm what
> needs to be changed or send a link?
>

It's mentioned in the xen-4.0 hg changelog:
http://xenbits.xen.org/xen-4.0-testing.hg?rev/be9b8be3c648

-- Pasi

> Cheers,
> Mark
>
> On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 03:15:49PM +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 11:26:57AM +0100, Mark Adams wrote:
> > > Hi, I have tried this for my 2008 R2 machine, but it won't boot
> > > correctly after installing windows-pvdrivers-xensetup.exe.
> > >
> > > Did anyone else have better luck?
> > >
> >
> > So did you use Xen 4.0.0 for your test?
> >
> > Did you do the registry tweak in windows before booting the guest VM?
> >
> > -- Pasi
> >
> > > Regards,
> > > Mark
> > >
> > > On Wed, Jul 07, 2010 at 10:36:35PM +0200, benco wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, Jul 07, 2010 at 08:49:01PM +0100, Dave Scott wrote:
> > > > > Hi,
> > > > >
> > > > > The XCP 0.1.1 drivers weren't properly signed but the XCP 0.5 ones
> > > > > should be. If you have a spare host then it might be worth trying:
> > > > >  XCP-0.5 host + XCP-0.5 drivers + Win2k8
> > > >
> > > > OK, thanks, will try it tomorrow.
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > If that works then it suggests some important difference between the
> > > > > xen 3.4.2 in XCP and xen 4.0 -- which would be worth knowing about.
> > > >
> > > > this is what I really would like to know:)
> > > >
> > > > Roman
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Cheers,
> > > > > Dave
> > > > >
> > > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > > From: xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:xen-users-
> > > > > > bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of benco
> > > > > > Sent: 07 July 2010 18:18
> > > > > > To: Dustin Marquess
> > > > > > Cc: Xen List
> > > > > > Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Re: Xen 4.0 - Support for Citrix WHQL-
> > > > > > certified Windows PV drivers
> > > > > >
> > > > > > No, I don't like testsigning - this is the main reason why I want to
> > > > > > use
> > > > > > Citrix driver. GPLPV driver works fine for me and if there would be
> > > > > > a
> > > > > > way
> > > > > > to use it without testsigning on, I would be happy with it.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Regards,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Roman
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Wed, Jul 07, 2010 at 12:40:38PM -0500, Dustin Marquess wrote:
> > > > > > > I believe the 0.1.1 drivers aren't fully signed, which is probably
> > > > > > > while you're having problems with them on 2008R2/7 x64.  Have you
> > > > > > > tried enabling testsigning mode in the OS?
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > bcdedit.exe /set TESTSIGNING ON
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > -Dustin
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 9:19 AM, benco <benco@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > > > > > Hello,
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > I'm also trying to use Citrix PV drivers for Windows (from XCP
> > > > > > 0.1.1 and
> > > > > > > > 0.5 RC3) instead of GPLPV drivers. I have both Xen 4.0.0/kernel
> > > > > > 2.6.32.11
> > > > > > > > and Xen 4.0.1 (latest RC) with kernel 2.6.32.15. VM's are
> > > > > > > > Win2003,
> > > > > > > > Win2008R2_x64  and Win7x64.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > The only semi-working setup is Win2003Server on Xen 4.0.1 with
> > > > > > Citrix PV
> > > > > > > > driver from XCP 0.1.1. After driver installation I see working
> > > > > > > > PV
> > > > > > DISK and
> > > > > > > > PV Ethernet devices, two other devices (XEN\console and XEN\vfb)
> > > > > > are
> > > > > > > > unrecognized.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Other combinations:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > * Xen 4.0.[0-1]/PV driver 0.5/Win2008 - unable to boot, stop on
> > > > > > progress bar
> > > > > > > > * Xen 4.0.[0-1]/PV driver 0.1.1/Win2008 - boot only into safe
> > > > > > > > mode
> > > > > > > > * Xen 4.0.[0-1]/PV driver 0.5/Win2003 - unable to boot, stop on
> > > > > > boot screen
> > > > > > > > * Xen 4.0.[0-1]/PV driver 0.5/Win7 - unable to boot, stop on
> > > > > > > > boot
> > > > > > screen
> > > > > > > > * Xen 4.0.[0-1]/PV driver 0.1.1/Win7 -
> > > > > > \Windows\System32\DRIVERS\xevtchn.sys
> > > > > > > >  error at the beginning of boot process
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Win2008 + PV driver 0.5 install and boot log is attached.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Regards,
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Roman
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 12:43:11AM +0200, Peter Braun wrote:
> > > > > > > >> Hi,
> > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > >> little progress in XCP windows drivers.
> > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > >> XCP Win PV drivers installed in despite of unknown driver
> > > > > > publisher
> > > > > > > >> sucessfully to Windows 2008 SP1 x86 HVM domU.
> > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > >> Disk and network i/o raised dramaticaly.
> > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > >> Still remains 2 unrecognised PV devices:
> > > > > > > >> - XEN\console
> > > > > > > >> - XEN\vfg
> > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > >> Does it means that XCP Win PV drivers are x86 only not usable
> > > > > > > >> for
> > > > > > x64 domU?
> > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > >> Peter
> > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > >> 2010/5/27 Peter Braun <xenware@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > > > > > > >> > Hi,
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> > recently Ive installed Windows 2008 x64 HVM domain on Xen
> > > > > > > >> > 4.0.
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> > On xen wiki is info:
> > > > > > > >> > Support for Citrix WHQL-certified Windows PV drivers,
> > > > > > > >> > included
> > > > > > in XCP
> > > > > > > >> > (Xen Cloud Platform). Xen Cloud Platform:
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> > So I installed them on Windows 2008 x64 domain and its not
> > > > > > > >> > able
> > > > > > to boot anymore:
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> > File: \windows\system32\Drivers\xevtchn.sys
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> > Status: 0xc0000428
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> > Info: Windows cannot verify the digital signature for this
> > > > > > > >> > file
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> > Can anybody explain me whats the status of Citrix drivers
> > > > > > > >> > usage
> > > > > > on Xen 4.0?
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> > Thanks
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> > Peter
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >>
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