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Old 01-21-2013, 07:13 AM   #1
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xen Device creation failed for domain mail1

i have 4 xen VM in my server , three of them are working without problem but one of them does not start with this error:
hotplugStatusCallback /local/domain/0/backend/vbd/20/2051/hotplug-status.
Device 51712 (vbd) could not be connected. Hotplug scripts not working.
Old 01-22-2013, 09:16 AM   #2
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vbd stands for your hard drive. Here are a few suggestions I see :
- the virtio driver isn't supported by the guest operating system ?
- the host hard drive is full ?
- the vbd file is locked by something (maybe another vm, did you use a copy to create that vm ?)


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