[fedora-virt] still issues with virtio / macvtap and bridge (host lock-up)

Laine Stump laine at laine.org
Thu Dec 5 10:54:27 UTC 2013

On 12/05/2013 02:28 AM, Reartes Guillermo wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently tried with a guest (network: virtio: macvtap: bridge) and
> this caused the host
> to lock-up or panic as soon as the guest was powered on.
> I opened bug 1038343.

I just marked that BZ as a duplicate of


which has been tracking that problem for a bit over a month. Every
kernel since at least 3.11.6-200 on F19 has had that problem, and it
continues on F20 and rawhide.

I'm not sure what to do to get more visibility of the bug to the kernel
people, but it is rendering macvtap completely unusable on all releases
of Fedora.

Can you add a comment for Bug 1025770 noting that you're also
experiencing the problem on F20, and include the kernel version you're

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