[PVE-User] 2.6.32 kernel - network adapters other than virtio don't work

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Wed Dec 23 10:46:39 CET 2009

On 23.12.2009 10:43, Dietmar Maurer wrote:
>> It is because when virtio is in use, OpenVZ's "fairsched" is disabled
>> (which causes trouble for virtio network cards).
>> 2.6.32 does not support OpenVZ, and therefore, kvm binary wants to use
>> "fairsched", but doesn't find it and fails.
>> The solution is to add a dummy virtio card along the other network card
>> (e1000) etc. Then, kvm would not use "fairsched" and everything would
>> start properly.
>> Unless there are other workarounds I'm not aware of.
> The new packages in the 'pvetest' repository do not need that hack.
> They work with the 2.6.32 kernel out of the box.

So this means people with this problem probably didn't update everything 

Tomasz Chmielewski

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