ISCSI root file system accessibility is lost during installation of XEN
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
Steps to Reproduce1. Set up server and iSCSI storage hardware.
2. Install SLES onto the iSCSI root device and boot into non-Xen kernel.
3. Run Yast2 --> "Install Hypervisor and Tools."
4. Select "Yes" when prompted to configure a default network bridge for Xen.
5. After the network bridge is setup, the file system becomes inaccessible.
Steps to avoid creating a network bridge when installing the
XEN hypervisor and tools
1. Install SLES normally, setting up network devices as
2. Run Yast2 --> "Install Hypervisor and Tools."
3. Select "No" when prompted to configure a default network bridge for Xen.
4. Complete the installation of hypervisor and tools.
5. Run Yast2 --> "Network Settings."
6. Click "Add" to add a network bridge.
7. Change the Device Type to Bridge and click Next.
8. Select a device to bridge which is NOT supporting a network file system.
9. Setup the IP address as needed and click Next.
10. Click "Continue" on the warning about using an already configured device.
11. Repeat steps 6-10 for all network devices except for the one(s) supporting a network file system.
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- Document ID:7004810
- Creation Date: 05-Nov-2009
- Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
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