[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Xen-users] Possible bug in tapdisk2 driver - need to compare source code

On 6 Oct 2015, at 11:31, George Dunlap <George.Dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 4:16 PM, Keith Roberts
> <keith.roberts@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Following on from my post about frozen VM’s I might have a bug in the 
>> tapdisk2 driver.
>> Where can I find the source code for the tapdisk2 driver please?
> Looking at your previous post, it seems your problem is with openSUSE;
> in which case you should ideally ask on one of their mailing lists
> where to get the blktap code.
> There are two parts that may have the bug:
> 1. The user-space blktap code
> 2. The kernel module
> The kernel module is likely to be something openSuSE specific, so
> you'd need to download their patches and submit fixes to them
> directly.
> If you want to submit fixes to the blktap tools to the upstream Xen
> project, they need to be against a reasonably recent version of Xen;
> and the blktap2 code in Xen is somewhat in transition.  Let me know if
> you're keen, and I can give you some pointers to getting a development
> version of Xen using a suitable version of blktap on your system.

Thanks for your reply George.

I’m downloading the openSUSE source for the affected kernel soon.

I need to check out and compare the 13.1 blktap code with the previous 12.3 

Kind Regards,

Xen-users mailing list



Lists.xenproject.org is hosted with RackSpace, monitoring our
servers 24x7x365 and backed by RackSpace's Fanatical Support®.