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Re: [Xen-users] Xen bridging issue


On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 08:46:48AM +0300, johnny Strom wrote:
> On 09/09/2015 09:38 PM, Viktor Dukhovni wrote:
> Hello
> Would it be possible to get this fix into Debian 8.1 as well?
> Since there will be users hitting this when they upgrade from Debian 7.x to
> Debian 8.x.

That depends on when those patches trickle down to stable kernel
releases and when Debian picks up that stable kernel releases.

Note that when that is going to happen is out of Xen community's control
(well, sort of).

> Or perhaps should I open an bug report at debian for this?

Yes, I think it should be reported to Debian. I'm not very familiar with
Debian's kernel backporting policy.  Maybe Ian (CC) can give you better

FWIW the bug fixes have been merged to Linus' mainline.

Commit id 


You can put them in the report you file.


> Best regards Johnny
> >Happened to run into the same I issue I think.  This affects domU
> >kernels >= 3.16.  Patch attached (for 3.16.7, but should work for
> >all later releases).
> >
> >Commit ce58725fec6e609eee162e6af848bd57107b97af introduced the
> >problem during before 3.16 was finalized.
> >
> >There may be further improvements possible if the queue allocations
> >are supposed to succeed.  On my system, I only get 31 out of 32
> >requested queues.  Should xennet_init_queue() always succeed, or
> >are the legitimate resource constraints that might require the
> >caller to accept failure under "normal" conditions?
> >
> >
> >
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