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Re: [Xen-devel] Test results on Unisys ES7000 64x 256gb using unstablec/s 16693 on 3.2.0 Release Candidate

On 31/1/08 18:12, "Bill Burns" <bburns@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I instrumented read_pmtimer_count and it does get called a couple
> of times during startup and it returns an increasing value. I made
> no attempt to determine if the rate was correct.
> I also tried the 3.1.3 and 3.2.0 Hypervisors and they exhibit
> the same problem on the es7000.
> It's not clear if is this a platform specific problem
> or not. So far the only reports of the problem are on the
> es7000. So for now I am running the attached patch to
> avoid the pmtimer on es7000 only.

Fair enough, but obviously this does need to be fixed: while not understood
it could point to any amount of other badness or corruption happening in the
background that we simply have not yet discovered.

 -- Keir

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