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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [patch 1/1] ext4-fix-dirty-extent-when-origin-leaf-extent-reac.patch

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 01:41:30AM +0200, Olivier B. wrote:
> On 27/09/2011 21:35, Ted Ts'o wrote:
> >On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 10:28:08AM -0400, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> >>>
> >>>    Attached is the fix, verified in our env.
> >>
> >>So.. you are asking for this upstream git commit to be back-ported
> >>to 2.6.32, right?
> >
> >I'm curious --- is there a good reason why Xen users are using an
> >upstream 2.6.32 kernel?  If they are using a distro kernel, fine, but
> >then the distro kernel should be providing the support.  But at this
> >point, 2.6.32 is so positively *ancient* that, I'm personally not
> >interesting in providing free, unpaid distro support for users who
> >aren't willing to either (a) pay $$$ and get a supported distro
> >kernel, or (b) use a much more modern kernel.  At this point, Guest
> >and Host Xen support is available in 3.0 kernels, so there's really no
> >excuse, right?
> >
> >                                             - Ted
> >
> In my case, for Dom0 I use the 2.6.32 kernel from my distrib, because it's 
> stable.
> I have stability problems with the kernel 3.0 on Dom0, and as I haven't 
> physical access neither kvm or serial port, I don't know what to report... It 
> just hang randomly, without any line in logs.

No physical access? No IPMI? No SOL?
> Does the Xen support on 3.0 kernels should be considered stable ?

Yes - it should be considered stable (3.0.4 at least, with one particular
patch that is going in 3.0.5: https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/9/2/114).

Please help me find whatever is causing your crash.

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