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Re: [Xen-users] Odd behavior on Phenom II X6 - passing through of PCI-devices do domU (HVM)

On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 6:40 AM, Mark Schneider
<ms@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Am 26.08.2011 23:02, schrieb Scott Damron:
>> Thanks Grant,
>> I just tried loading Ubuntu 11.04 and got the following error twice
>> and then it stops:
>> modprobe: FATAL: Could not load
>> /lib/modules/2.6.35-22-generic/modules.dep: no such file or directory
>> Hmmm...I am off to pick up another MOBO and see if that fixes it.  If
>> not, I am pretty much at a loss.  I used to be quite the hardware guy,
>> but that was years ago, I build PCs on a fairly regular basis, but
>> normally when I see some really odd behavior it has been a bad power
>> supply.  Maybe I will pick up one of those while I am at Fry's as
>> well...actually, seeing as I am going to Fry's, I may need to pick up
>> three of each, usually I end up finding the one bad thing no matter
>> what I am buying!  :o)  I will update the list when I figure it out,
>> maybe it will help someone else.
>> Scott
>> On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 2:01 PM, Grant McWilliams
>> <grantmasterflash@xxxxxxxxx>  wrote:
>>> On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 11:19 AM, Scott Damron<sdamron@xxxxxxxxx>  wrote:
>>>> I built a new box for home use, it is an ASUS M5A99X EVO 990X, the CPU
>>>> is the 1075T 3.0Ghz AM3.  I have 16 gigs of 1333 RAM, it is Patriot
>>>> brand non - ECC.  The disk is a 1TB Western Digital SATA II 3.0 mbps.
>>>> I am using a USB DVD drive to do the install
>>> My cloud is built using three of these setups or similar. I'm using
>>> 1090s,
>>> 16 GB of ram, 1 TB Samsung drives. My motherboard is an MSI 890GX based
>>> board and everything works wonderfully.
>>> My suggestion would be to try to install *anything else on it. How about
>>> an
>>> Ubuntu install just to see if it works. If Ubuntu doesn't install you
>>> have a
>>> hardware problem (or at least it's more likely).
>>> Grant McWilliams
> Grant and Scott,
> Can you set the IOMMU option in BIOS of your motherboards and pass through
> PCI-devices (like network cards or RAID-controllers) to HVM domU domains?
> Thank you in advance for short info.
> Regards, Mark
> --
> ms@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Hello Mark,
I haven't tried that yet.  I will check it out this evening and let
you know.  This board is way more complicated than I had anticipated.
They make it sound like a monkey could set it up, but in truth, there
are so many options, it is overwhelming!


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