Introduction: You might encounter BSOD while streaming PVS targets when using some combination of hardware and software under certain circumstances. This usually occurs when the BNIstack driver fails to work correctly with the Ethernet driver causing Windows kernel to crash resulting BSOD. The infrastructure used for this exercise: PVS version: Provisioning Services 6.1, Hypervisor: XenServer… Continue reading Suggestions to avoid Blue Screen of Death while configuring Provisioning Services
A technical post on LabManager
Re-posting this from my Citrix blog - http://blogs.citrix.com/2011/06/10/labmanager-3-9-troubleshooting-%E2%80%93-what-to-do-when-there-is-a-python-traceback/ Folks who have been using LabManager for a long time might have come across Python traceback on the LabManager Web UI which looks like this. Then you wonder what it is and what details to collect before contacting support. So here are the three things that you… Continue reading A technical post on LabManager
XenServer VM fails to start with the error – “This operation cannot be performed because the specified VDI could not be found on the storage substrate”
I powered On my XenServer VM and was shocked to find that the VMs couldn't be powered On. This was the error message that I received. This could be because of numerous reasons but in my case it was because an ISO file was attached to the VM. Removing it had my XenServer VM powered… Continue reading XenServer VM fails to start with the error – “This operation cannot be performed because the specified VDI could not be found on the storage substrate”
VMware Server on Linux – Console appears blank/black
Problem ------------ You have VMware Server intalled on Linux and you are not able to view console of the VM. You know that your VM is running as you can ping it, ssh it and you know that your resources are consumed. Sometimes, it could be that you can view the console with your account… Continue reading VMware Server on Linux – Console appears blank/black
Ubuntu: There was an error starting the GNOME Settings Daemon.
"Some things, such as themes, sounds, or background settings may not work correctly." blah blah blah There were several posts on the web but none of it could get me my Ubuntu working. What i suspect is that this is a very generic error message and this could come so many ways. My scenario ----------------… Continue reading Ubuntu: There was an error starting the GNOME Settings Daemon.
Cannot SSH into a VMWare Guest.
Note:- This article is technical.May not be useful for people NOT working with virtual machines Scenario The Host machine runs Vmware Server on Linux and the guest also runs Linux virtual machine. Problem Summary When trying to ssh from the Host Linux box into the guest Linux box, it just stays with the command and… Continue reading Cannot SSH into a VMWare Guest.