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Fixing Xen Daemon on a Laptop With Nvidia Optimus Graphics

When I tried to install xen on my new Inspiron laptop (15R N5110) - I ran into a bit of trouble with the pci probing of the xend daemon. It has something to do with the capabilities of the pci devices going into a loop or not being able to handle 2 graphics adapters. I found a similar problem here and the same patch worked for me. I am posting this here again, so I don’t forget and other people can find it. The fix:

The error message:

Hope this helps.