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RE: [Xen-users] 'xm list' states

Anthony added:
> Petersson, Mats wrote:
> >> 'c' (crashed) - The domain has crashed.
> >> - If i do 'echo 1 > /proc/balloon' inside a unprivileged domain, i
> >>   will get a kernel panic. But the state says nothing 
> about that? The
> >>   domain is definitively crashed, but the xm list command 
> says nothing
> >>   about that. Why?
> >>     
> >
> > It may be that the crash isn't detected properly by hypervisor - I 
> > think this may only work under some circumstances. I don't know for 
> > sure, I'm just guessing here.
> >   
> A crash is when the domain does something that it shouldn't 
> supposed to do and the hypervisor has to kill it.  I imagine 
> that an OOM condition in the guest will invoke the normal 
> shutdown routines which would explain why the state isn't crashed.

Thanks for the further explanations. 

So the 'c' state is entereed when we call domain_crash_synchrnous() in
the hypervisor, right?


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