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Warning about Xen HVM and debian/ubuntu
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Warning about Xen HVM and debian/ubuntu

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Xen HVM, and oddly, the network refused to work. It took a few searches, but I eventually ended up with

Apparently, a end of line comment with my subnet had been added to my netmask (not sure if this is a ubuntu thing or a solusvm thing)

Removing the line allowed my VM to boot and configure its network properly.


  • Been using Debian/Ubuntu on Xen HVM with no issues before, never seen anyone use comments on something in network config (#).

    Was this in there with a provider's template?

  • Nope - install from iso

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