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Re: [Xen-devel] 3.1.x and 3.2.x releases

On 29/12/07 09:18, "Keir Fraser" <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> I tried something a bit more dramatic.  In arch/x86/hvm/hvm.c, in the
>> case HVM_PARAM_TIMER_MODE, I changed the "goto param_fail;" to
>> "panic("BAD HVMPTM");" and added "timer_mode=6" in the config file, but
>> the panic was not triggered.  But the same code/config change in
>> xen-unstable DOES panic.
>> Am I missing something in configuring this for xen-3.1-testing?  Or
>> perhaps the 3.1 patch just isn't passing timer_mode down properly?
> Line 1542 of XendDomainInfo.py should be passing the mode down to Xen.
> Presumably that is not working.

Also, I have a suspicion that timer_mode won't survive a save/restore of an
HVM guest, either in unstable or in 3.1-testing. I haven't confirmed this
though. But there's no code to do it, so unless it happens automagically...

 -- Keir

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