On 10/03/2011 10:16 PM, Negative wrote: > I built guest vm's one for Windows 7 and one for Windows XP using the > virtual machine manager on a just updated to centos 5.7, and they are both > crashing the host machine. They run only for a few minutes, but suddenly > freeze, crashing the host. There is no networking. No X. No way to drop out > of X. The only way out is a hard reboot. I don't see anything in the logs -- > messages or libvirt logs -- immediately before the crash. > > I haven't found anything like this on the web or on this list. The > workstation has two xeon E5410s. I noticed that both the kvm-amd and > kvm-intel modules are loaded, but don't know if that would cause a problem. > I had an ati firepro graphics card in the machine, but suspected that might > be the source of some conflict, and I put in an Nvidia card. > > The vm's were built with all the defaults. The configuration is just about > identical to vms I have running on a smaller machine with a dual core > Athalon. > > Thanks for any suggestions. What hypervisor/version? -- Digimer E-Mail: digimer at alteeve.com Freenode handle: digimer Papers and Projects: http://alteeve.com Node Assassin: http://nodeassassin.org "At what point did we forget that the Space Shuttle was, essentially, a program that strapped human beings to an explosion and tried to stab through the sky with fire and math?"