[ipxe-devel] Problem with ipxe on Xen 4.4

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Thu Dec 28 12:16:02 UTC 2017

On 26/12/17 12:47, Michael Brown wrote:
> On 25/12/17 11:20, Eytan Heidingsfeld wrote:
>> I retried with DEBUG=xenbus and saw that xenbus_probe_type failed for 
>> the device: device/suspend/event-channel (I think because it doesn't 
>> have a backend key - it is empty). As this device isn't critical for 
>> the usage of netfront I just commented out the error in 
>> xenbus_probe_type for one device and now it works fine.
>> Is there any reason failing to probe the type of one device should 
>> fail the whole probe of the xenbus?
>> I can formalize a patch the prints a warning with DBG and allows it to 
>> continue but I was wondering if there was any downside to that?
> Does the attached (untested) patch fix the problem?  This patch skips 
> probing any device type for which we don't have a driver anyway.

I checked that this patch did not cause a regression, and have pushed it as




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