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RE: [Xen-users] crashes windows 2008 server in hvm

To: "Vladimir Elizarov" <xengelpublicx@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] crashes windows 2008 server in hvm
From: "James Harper" <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2008 20:23:14 +1100
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> >
> > What does 'xm dmesg' say? There was a bug in 3.2.? that caused a
> > due to incorrect emulation of certain instructions across a page
> > boundary (or something like that). I was mostly able to get through
> > install of Windows 2008, but it would crash very soon after login.
> >
> > If you can use dpkg-buildpackage I can dig up the fix for you. I
> > even have the hypervisor image around that you could just drop in.
> > me know if you want to try it.
> >
> > James
> >
> ok. I can try to compile a kernel using dpkg-buildpackage, more of me
> still needed?

I think it's the hypervisor that needs recompiling, but I can't be too
sure. It definitely wasn't the kernel though.

Try using this
http://www.meadowcourt.org/downloads/xen-3.2-1-svmfix-amd64.gz as your
hypervisor and see if the problem goes away. Otherwise it was a change
to qemu.


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