Cannot ping 32-bit Windows 2003 Xen guest with e1000 network driver from host

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When running Windows 2003 guest, with no paravirtualized drivers and an e1000 network card, the guest network is working and connection is possible with other guests on the virtual machine. However, there's no connection between host and guest.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 with xen hypervisor
  • Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition with SP2 HVM guest

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