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Re: [Xen-devel] Kernel bug from 3.0 (was phy disks and vifs timing out in DomU)

On 26/08/2011 13:16, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Aug 2011, Anthony Wright wrote:
>> On 19/08/2011 13:56, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
>>> On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 11:22:15AM +0100, Anthony Wright wrote:
>>>> On 03/08/2011 16:28, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
>>>>> On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 08:53:02AM +0100, Anthony Wright wrote:
>>>>>> I've just upgraded to xen 4.1.1 with a stock 3.0 kernel on dom0 (with
>>>>>> the vga-support patch backported). I can't get my DomU's to work due to
>>>>>> the phy disks and vifs timing out in DomU and looking through my logs
>>>>>> this morning I'm getting a consistent kernel bug report with xen
>>>>>> mentioned at the top of the stack trace and vifdisconnect mentioned on
>>>>> Yikes! Ian any ideas what to try?
>>>>> Anthony, can you compile the kernel with debug=y and when this happens
>>>>> see what 'xl dmesg' gives? Also there is also the 'xl debug-keys g' which
>>>>> should dump the grants in use.. that might help a bit.
>>>> I've compiled a 3.0.1 kernel with CONFIG_DEBUG=Y (a number of other
>>>> config values appeared at this point, and I took defaults for them).
>>>> The output from /var/log/messages & 'xl dmesg' is attached. There was no
>>>> output from 'xl debug-keys g'.
>>> Ok, so I am hitting this too - I was hoping that the patch from Stefano
>>> would have fixed the issue, but sadly it did not.
>>> Let me (I am traveling right now) see if I can come up with an internim
>>> solution until Ian comes with the right fix.
>> On different hardware with the same software I'm also getting problems
>> starting DomUs, but this time the error is different. I've attached a
>> copy of the xl console output, but basically the server hang at
>> "Mount-cache hash table entries: 512". Again the VM is paravirtualised,
>> and again I get a qemu-dm process for it.
>> The references to this message are normally related to memory issues,
>> but the server has only 1000M of ram, so can't see it causing too much
>> of a problem.
>> Is this related to the other problems I'm seeing or completely separate?
> Could you please post your VM config file?
Attached are two VM config files. The file xen-config-A is the xen
server that fails at the Mount-cache line. The file xen-config-B is the
xen server that timeout attaching to some of the xvds and the vif.

Attachment: xen-config-A
Description: Text document

Attachment: xen-config-B
Description: Text document

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