Solaris Nevada (b106) PV DomU at Xen-Unstable Dom0 with 2.6.29-rc3 pv_ops enabled kernel on Intel SATA(AHCI)

Actually, procedure bellow remind me a bit issue with checksum offloading failure at Nevada Dom0, what never happened at Xen Dom0 on Linuxes. I didn’t get a tcpdump on some other box on the LAN, to make sure that UDP checksums were valid. But initial DHCP
request during install for SNV_106 DomU at Xen Unstable Dom0 took about 5 min ( no matter of xen-ified or pv_ops enabled kernel) . Moreover it never timed out, even been pending for a while it every time finally succeeded. Been already installed SNV DomU obtaines IP address at boot up pretty soon
just in 1-2 min. Attempt to install via pygrub profile as usual:-

[root@ServerXen vm]# losetup -f /etc/xen/isos/snv106.iso
[root@ServerXen vm]# cat snv106.py
name = 'SolarisPVM'
memory = '1024'
disk = [ 'phy:/dev/loop0,6:cdrom,r', 'phy:/dev/sdb7,0,w' ]
vif = [ 'bridge=eth0' ]
bootloader = '/usr/bin/pygrub'
kernel = '/boot/platform/i86xpv/kernel/amd64/unix'
ramdisk = '/boot/amd64/x86.miniroot'
extra = '/platform/i86xpv/kernel/amd64/unix - nowin -B install_media=cdrom'
[root@ServerXen vm]# xm create -c snv106.py




Install DomU in DHCP mode. Request takes 5-7 min vs 1-2 min at Xen 3.3.1(2) Dom0.
However , been initiated via remote VNC connection succeeded every time ( 3 installs
performed).



IP obtained



Proceed with install:-





Switch to runtime profile:-

[root@ServerXen vm]# cat snv106.pyrun
name = 'SolarisPVM'
memory = '1024'
disk = [ 'phy:/dev/sdb7,0,w' ]
vif = [ 'bridge=eth0' ]
[root@ServerXen vm]# xm create -c snv106.pyrun






Getting connected to SNV DomU (Sun Xvnc activated) from remote desktop:-






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