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Re: [Xen-users] gplpv: re-enabling the nic adapter removes it

On May 14, 2013, at 10:36 AM, Micky <mickylmartin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Further, I just noticed that devmgmt shows this error for Xen Net Device 
> Driver
> "Device cannot start. (Code 10)"

Ah, yes!  I recall the same.

> On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 7:12 PM, Micky <mickylmartin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Perhaps James can shed some light on it. Gplpv drivers are working
>> fine for me other than the disappearance of adapters. I am gonna
>> continue some testing, just to make sure that things work as expected
>> before I push the drivers into production.
>> On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 6:13 PM, Andrew Bobulsky <rulerof@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On May 14, 2013, at 8:34 AM, Micky <mickylmartin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> I guess I have stumbled upon a bug in gplpv drivers.
>>>> If you try to re-enable an nic adapter after disabling it, it just
>>>> hides out of blue. And you have to reboot.
>>>> Latest version of gplpv drivers and Windows 2008 R2 here.
>>>> Anyone else noticed the same issue?
>>>> I wonder if this is related to hot-plugging something like
>>>> http://blogs.vmware.com/kb/2010/06/nic-is-missing-in-my-virtual-machine.html#.UZIop3G53Rg
>>>> ??
>>> I had the same problem, Xen 4.2.1 (or 4.2... Not sure of the top of my
>>> head), dom0 is Debian 6.0.7 x64, on a win7 x64 domU.
>>> Oddly, and in addition to your issue, every time I launch DotA 2, the
>>> Xen Net device would lose all network connectivity; it gives the
>>> yellow exclamation point on the connectivity indicator in the system
>>> tray.
>>> I worked around it by giving it a physical NIC, but just wanted to chime in.
>>> -Andrew

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