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[Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] x86: fix the potential of encountering panic "IO-APIC + timer doesn't work! ..."

* Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> >From all I can tell, the below reproduced full description of the
> original Linux patch applies to Xen, too - at least in the watchdog 
> enabled case IRQs can be enabled when entering setup_IO_APIC(). My 
> attention to this change really got caught just by the fact that it got 
> added to our (2.6.16-based) SLE10 kernel pretty recently.

note that we had to revert that eventually. The real solution is an array 
of fixes from Maciej spread out over many months.


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