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Re: [opensuse] Network Problems after Xen Installation
  • From: meister@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2005 13:08:34 +0100
  • Message-id: <200511021308.34511.meister@xxxxxxxxxx>
Am Dienstag 01 November 2005 23:45 schrieb David Bottrill
> Update
> ...
> I've just noticed the following message during startup:
> Checking/updating CPU microcodeFATAL: Error inserting microcode
> (/lib/modules/2.6.13-15c-xen/kernel/arch/xen/i386/kernel/microcode.ko
>): Unknown symbol in module, or unknown parameter (see dmesg)

Hi David,

that means, that the "virtual" CPU cannot be patched. Its the same if
you use a P4. In the "real" machine (no xen) the module loads and
patches your cpu microcode, if you boot into xen you get the very same
error even on a intel cpu. So don't worry about it.

> ...
> Does this mean the kernel modules are built for a Intel not AMD chip
> ? it's funny it works on my Celleron server and not my AMD Athlon XP
> board.


-- mdc

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