XEN Fully Virtual Machine (FVM) will not boot after a change to the vm's memory assignment

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 2
 

Situation

Changes:
Applied latest updates to XEN (versions 3.2.0_16718_16-0.3)
Made a virtual memory change to a virtual machine ( vm )

After applying the latest updates to XEN for SLES 10 SP2, a fully virtualized (FV) will not boot after making a memory assignment change.

Resolution

Fix was posted to the channel in November of 2008.   Update to current xen rpm to resolve this issue.

Additional Information

This issue is only specific to a 64-bit SLES 10 SP2 environment.   The problem was introduced with the XEN updates to SLES 10 SP2;  Specifically, the xen hypervisor (xen-3.2.0_16718_16-0.3.x86_64.rpm).  A kernel back-rev is not required.  Back-reving only xen-3.2.0_16718_16-0.3.x86_64.rpm is not sufficient.

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  • Document ID:7001252
  • Creation Date: 29-Aug-2008
  • Modified Date:14-Mar-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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