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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] hvmloader: add "wakeup from S4 on RTC alarm"bit to ACPI FADT

  • To: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@xxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2011 16:04:43 +0100
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On 04/02/2011 14:52, "Paolo Bonzini" <pbonzini@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> hvmloader: add "wakeup from S4 on RTC alarm" bit to ACPI FADT
> Testing Xen with Microsoft's Windows logo tests reveals a non-fatal
> failure in the "CHAOS" test (more precisely in the PwrTest subjob).
> The test expects to be able to hibernate the machine and have it
> power up again via the RTC.  We do not really care about implementing
> the exact timing in the management (and neither does MS) so their
> request can be easily by manually restarting the VM or even via
> on_poweroff="restart" (granted, that's not something you'd usually do).
> Ok?

Does a non-fatal error actually matter to passing a Windows logo test? After
all it seems more correct to not advertise a feature we don't actually
support, regardless of what Microsoft would prefer.

 -- Keir

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