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In your first network config em2 is configured to use the static method. In your second one it's set to manual. Using manual, the options you set afterwards don't get applied, hence you lost access. Your machine is connected physically to the network via em2. You want to create a bridge called xenbr0, so you need to set em2 to manual (what you did), set ...
When you start tcpdump it places the interface in promiscuous mode. That might be what is allowing the data to reach domU while tcpdump is active. You could test that theory by adding --no-promiscuous-mode to the tcpdump command. Or by manually setting the interface to promiscuous mode. Not sure how that helps to resolve the actual issue though.
To me, backing up disk images makes more sense here. From the backup script perspective, it shouldn't really matter if the VDIs are file- or LVM-based, you should be able to backup them the same way, by only changing paths. Moving to LVM, though, may give you a serious performance gain, especially if you employ raw (not VHD based) VDIs. To avoid entire ...
Heres my solution, You are right about xen needing to running before libvirt-bin. The problem for me is the fact that xen is using systemV and libvirt-bin using upstart. After much debate i decided i had to go with one or the other. I wanted to ensure i didn't touch the actual supplied scripts as they may get updated from time to time AND I wanted to ...
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