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Re: [Xen-devel] APIC handling on x86-64

  • To: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • From: Paul Larson <pl@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 09:26:37 -0600
  • Delivery-date: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 15:27:56 +0000
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>

On Tuesday 21 March 2006 08:34, Keir Fraser wrote:
> Testing is the scary thing for me. I have no access to Summit or ES7000
> boxes, and I don't know what external testing is being done on those
> systems and on what schedule. For all I know, bugs could be introduced
> and not fixed for an arbitrary time. If I know there is testing
> infrastructure I would like to move closer to x86/64's genapic code
> (which uses generic mechanisms to determine what APIC mode to use) and
> keep the minimal amount possible of default/bigsmp/summit/es7000
> specific subarchitecture code. Still, some incremental progress on that
> path is definitely achievable.
We have not seen this issue on our 2-node 460 or any of our other summit 
boxes.  However we do have a couple of summit boxes we could use for testing 
if you have some code to throw at us.

Paul Larson

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