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

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 2


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.


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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