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RE: [Xen-devel] unstable binaries

To: "Nils Toedtmann" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] unstable binaries
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 11:57:36 -0000
Cc: "Vincent Hanquez" <tab@xxxxxxxxx>, "Robin Green" <greenrd@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Xen devel list" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <ian.pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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> Not at all. I never tested unstable. Is it worth a try (i 
> already spent
> LOTs of time in this bug trying different versions)? Then i'll do so.

Unstable has different fpsave/restore code, so worth trying.
> > Have you changed your kernel config from the default, 
> > or otherwise installed other kernel modules?
> Yes, heavily. I compile all kernels myself. An example:
> <http://nils.toedtmann.net/stuff/virtualization/config-2.6.10-xen-2.0-
> testing-20050304-dom0-nils-ws.14>

It may well be being caused by some kernel module that we don't test in
our configs. Just because it work on x86 doesn't always mean it will get
away with it on Xen/x86.

> If it will help tracking the bug, i'll test the binary testing &
> unstable xen distribution, too.

Knowing whether you can repeat on unstable would be useful.


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