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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: XenParavirtOps wiki page updates

On Mon, 2008-12-15 at 12:55 +0100, Ferenc Wagner wrote:
> "Todd Deshane" <deshantm@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > I've updated the wiki to reflect some more of the steps and
> > workarounds that are currently needed.
> >
> > Please add your comments/updates/corrections:
> >
> > http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenParavirtOps
> Thanks for collecting this very useful bunch of information!
> Here is what I still miss:
>  * Features in 2.6.26:
>      Balloon (contraction only)
>    It isn't clear whether this contraction is reversible or not.

I believe you can balloon back up to the amount you had at boot so yes
it is reversible.

>  * If the domain crashes very early, before any output appears on the
>    console, then booting with: should provide some useful information.
>    Booting with what?

Probably "earlyprintk=xen" ??

>  * I couldn't find it documented anywhere that SysRq is available via
>    Ctrl+O on the domU and more importantly on the dom0 serial console.

That's not new to the pvops kernel but it's probably worth mentioning

I can't answer the rest I'm afraid.


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