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Re: [Xen-devel] [OSSTEST PATCH 4/4] ts-logs-capture: Run xenctx earlier

On Thu, 2015-07-02 at 18:11 +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Break fetch_xenctx_guest out into its own function, and run it before
> serial_fetch_logs.
> This is relevant because serial_fetch_logs sends the Xen debug keys,
> which might dislodge a stuck guest - and, if it does, we would like to
> have captured the stuck state with xenctx, rather than the unstuck
> one.
> Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>

At first I wondered if before and after might be useful, but I don't
think the unstuck state would be useful. However two (or more)
back-to-back ctxt's can often be useful, by giving a snapshot of the
loop the guest is stuck.


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