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RE: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] build in SATA drivers to the -xen kernelfor x86_64

  • To: "Sean Dague" <japh@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Chris Wright" <chrisw@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 22:06:50 +0100
  • Cc: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Delivery-date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 21:08:25 +0000
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] build in SATA drivers to the -xen kernelfor x86_64

> On Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 12:02:48PM -0800, Chris Wright wrote:
> > * Keir Fraser (Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> > > What is native kernel behaviour when it fails to find its rootfs? 
> > > Does it reboot?
> > 
> > Default, no, just panic.  If you add kernel cmdline param it will 
> > reboot, 'panic=<timeout>'
> Right, but Xen reboots on a dom0 kernel panic by default, 
> which ends up completely masking why the dom0 kernel paniced, 
> as your screen blips off immediately (or at least it does for me). :)
> Keeping the message on the CRT that dom0 paniced because it 
> couldn't find the root block device would dispense with a lot 
> of questions. 

We should add a delay before the reboot on dom0 crash.


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