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Re: [Xen-devel] xen/arm Problem with virtual disks

On Wed, 2013-09-18 at 18:42 +0300, Andrii Anisov wrote:
>         Did 3.4 really have Xen on ARM support? I thought we started
>         later than
>         that.
> Yep, I forgot, we did backport for our 3.4 at the very beginning...
> Virtual console and network worked fine, but we decided to move to
> virtual disks few days ago.
>         We did iterate a few times on the ABI before getting to a
>         stable point.
>         I don't recall precisely when or whether that made any
>         difference to the
>         block protocol though.
> I see, so we should reinvent the wheel... Or double check what have
> been backported:)
>         I'd definitely recommend starting by pulling your domU kernel
>         up to
>         something more recent, e.g. 3.8 like dom0.
> I wish I could... But we are running Android as DomU, and the latest
> stable release for panda5 based on K3.4.

It might still be worth running a newer kernel in a regular environment
just to validate that the platform is ok.

Then for 3.4 probably the first thing to do would be to diff the
include/xen directory in Linux against something newer and make sure
you've got all the ABI fixes -- from the include/xen/interface
subdirectory in particular.

> Sincerely,
> Andrii Anisov.

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