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Re: [Xen-users] emulated rtl8139 driver, openvswitch, and offload

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pasi Kärkkäinen [mailto:pasik@xxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2012 11:07 AM
> To: Michael A. Collins
> Cc: 'James Harper'; xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [Xen-users] emulated rtl8139 driver, openvswitch, and offload
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 08:10:39PM -0400, Michael A. Collins wrote:
> > James,
> >     I have not been able to reliably disable Large Send Offload,
> > Checksum Offload and Scatter/Gather through the device manager GUI on
> > Windows 2008 32bit/64bit with pv_drivers installed.  The Xen Net
> > Device Driver will fail to start and them the dom0 will panic and
> > reboot.  I am very scared to continue!  This happened to me twice
> > today while I was going through and disabling GSO/TSO/GRO on my
> > broadcom bnx2 interfaces to fix a serious issue we have with
> > inter-Host network traffic.  Is there a way to do this that doesn't
> crashing the dom0 and causing the whole box to reboot?
> > Also, is there a guide to updating the drivers?  I would like to
> > install the latest 357 drivers, but the one time I tried uninstalling
> > them I had a BSOD and had to reimage.
> >
> What dom0 kernel version are you using? Also what Xen version?
> dom0 crashing when changing settings in the domU is a very serious bug!
> -- Pasi
Linux version: 3.5.0-rc2
Xen version: Xen 4.2 unstable changeset: 25467

I can test with a more recent version or Xen or the kernel this weekend.  I
can capture serial console logs and whatever else is needed.

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