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Re: [Xen-users] [Xen-devel] Xen 4.2 TODO / Release Plan

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On Tue, 2012-08-21 at 16:14 +0100, Ren, Yongjie wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Ian Campbell
> > Sent: Monday, August 20, 2012 5:17 PM
> > To: xen-devel; xen-users
> > Subject: [Xen-devel] Xen 4.2 TODO / Release Plan
> > 
> >     * [BUG] long stop during the guest boot process with qcow image,
> >       reported by Intel:
> > http://bugzilla.xen.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1821
> > 
> After reverting the "O_DIRECT for IDE" patch in qemu-xen tree, it works as 
> fine as that before the bug.
> But it still have some stop time (about 8~10s) after loading the Grub for a 
> RHEL6.x guest.
> I found even an old CS #23124 (about 1 year ago) also has the same phenomenon.

23124 here is e3d4c34b14a3112481b5e86ff2406cd1bb5e1548 which is some
sort of tools build fix. What is the long hash of the changeset you are
referring to?

> Currently, RHEL6.2 or RHEL6.3 guest can bootup in 30~40s (for either RAW or 
> QCOW2 image).
> And, RHEL5.5 guest (which has no stop time issue) can bootup in 50~60s.
> I also commented in the bugzilla. You can also have a look for more details.
> Will you want still track or fix this old issue ?  If not, I want to marked 
> it as "fixed and verified".

If you think the issue is fixed then I will mark it done on the todo


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