Ross S. W. Walker wrote: > > Joseph L. Casale wrote: > > > > >you should disable NetworkManager with Xen or > > >bad things will happen. > > > > NetworkMangler is only installed with Gnome right? I did a > > minimal install without Gnome. > > Check I think it's include in the 'core' group. > > > >I would just create an ifcfg with no IP address and that > > >should work. > > > > Ok, I will try that if I cant get the pass through to work. > > > > >There's no need for a custom kernel, all the CentOS Xen kernels > > >include pciback and pcifront support, and most other distros > > >pre-compiled Xen kernels do too. > > > > Well, I assumed it wasn't as dmesg says unknown kernel option > > passed when I stick the line into grub.conf? The syntax was > > righty out of xen doc's and similar to all I found when > > searching the net. I also tried unpacking the srpm and > > looking at it to see if I could spot anything which might > > lead me to believe it was turned on by default but I couldn't > > figure out where to look, you're sure the srpm has this option on? > > It's no longer statically compiled, but as a module, so you need > to define the options in /etc/modprobe.conf and if you need it > to seize the device early you need to make an initrd that grabs > it before all else otherwise you need a little modprobe trick. > > Here's an example using my sound card. > > /etc/modprobe.conf: > options pciback hide=(00:10.1) > # If you aren't preloading pciback in the initrd uncomment > the next line > #install snd-hda-intel /usr/sbin/modprobe pciback; /sbin/modprobe --first-time --ignore-install snd-hda-intel > > To preload pciback in initrd: > > # mkinitrd -f --preload=pciback /etc/initrd-$(uname -r).img $(uname -r) > > That should do it. Actually a better way to preload pciback that will work across kernel updates: Create a file in /etc/sysconfig/mkinitrd called pciback. The contents should be 1 line: PREMODS="$PREMODS pciback" Then it should preload pciback first on all mkinitrds. -Ross ______________________________________________________________________ This e-mail, and any attachments thereto, is intended only for use by the addressee(s) named herein and may contain legally privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient of this e-mail, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this e-mail, and any attachments thereto, is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please immediately notify the sender and permanently delete the original and any copy or printout thereof.