[Fedora-xen] problem with virtual interface in DomU

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Tue Sep 16 16:57:15 UTC 2008

On Mon, 15 Sep 2008, Guillaume wrote:

> I finally achieve a goal to start a para-VM with xen. But i still
> experience problem with networking inside the vm (domU).
> There are no network interface shown. Maybe kernel module is not loaded
> for the emulated NIC.
> In domU i'm only able to see loopback interface. But, in dom0 i can see
> all bridge interface and networking is OK.
> Can someone help me ?

You are probably re-using the initrd from the dom0 to use in a guest.

You need to create a new initrd for the domU guests using mkinitrd
--preload=xenblk --with=xennet. Or if your image boots, you might
get away with just 'modprobe xennet'.




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