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So after digging, digging and digging some more I found the culprit.

Apparently there is/was an instability with a NIC that was recently added to the HCL. After adding one line to /etc/modprobe.conf on the Xenserver host machine everything is now working fine.


All I can say is wow that was quirky as hell. Still giving Citrix another chance though - I like it so far and I can chalk up that issue to myself not doing enough research....more or less.
    
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So after digging, digging and digging some more I found the culprit.

Apparently there is/was an instability with a NIC that was recently added to the HCL. After adding one line to /etc/modprobe.conf on the Xenserver host machine everything is now working fine.


All I can say is wow that was quirky as hell. Still giving Citrix another chance though - I like it so far and I can chalk up that issue to myself not doing enough research....more or less.
Heh, well, this is probably where I remind you to set a reminder to renew the license in a year... if you're still running it in a year, that is

Good job on locating the NIC issue
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Re-install would most certainly fix your issue. The Xen Server database has already been setup with the previous value. There are too many places to check to make sure it's updated manually and done correctly.

Once that is fixed, there is also a way to assign a larger portion of the memory to dom0. Just search for the dom0 memory changes doc online and you should find it. I do this all of the time, but the doc is in the lab, not here where I am typing this. It was one of the KB docs on the Citrix Xen site.

We use Xen on around 4000 vms and love it. It's very easy to script. Esp the licensing. Don't be put off by naysayers. It has a fabulous CLI.

Good Luck!
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CD321 you appear to be new to the forum. So welcome. This thread is a year+ old however. In fact I started reading this thread not even remembering I had already read it and posted to it.

I worked in that data center with utilizing Xen for 11 months and still feel like I know nothing about it. I should go back learning it... Not "citrix xen" though just the regular "Xen" open source thing.
 
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