On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 10:04 AM, Christian
> On Wednesday 05 August 2009, Andrew Lyon wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 2:34 PM, Christian
>> Fischer<Christian.Fischer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > On Tuesday 04 August 2009, Jody Belka wrote:
>> >> Hi,
>> >> I just tried upgrading my dom0 to 18.104.22.168, using the patches on
>> >> gentoo-xen-kernel.googlecode.com. It built ok, but trying to boot
>> >> results in a "FATAL PAGE FAULT" error from xen.
>> >> Xen specs = Xen 3.4.1-rc2, x84_64
>> >> Has anyone seen this before, and maybe has an idea what's going wrong,
>> >> and what I need to do to get a working dom0? I've attached screengrabs
>> >> of the panic stack/call trace.
>> >> Jody
>> > Tried 2.6.30-r2 on HP ProLiant DL380G5 with xen-3.3, panics, no output on
>> > vga after relinquishing VGA console, works on Dell Optiplex Core2Duo.
>> > Switched back to 2.6.29-r4, works out of the box.
>> > Christian
>> To be honest 2.6.29 is the best one to use at the moment, 2.6.30 has
>> issues with networking which I've not been able to fix, also opensuse
>> have selected 2.6.31 as their next distro kernel so I plan to rebase
>> that as soon as it is released and to put more effort into supporting
>> it, they have already moved to the 2.6.31-rcX tree so 2.6.30 is dead
>> as far as opensuse are concerned, that makes it much harder for me to
> dou you think 2.6.29-xen-r4 is stable enough for production use? Or is it
> somewhat experimental?
Its probably the most stable Xen dom0 kernel I've used so far, I have
it running on two production systems and I've had no problems.
The pv_ops tree is getting better all the time but I use pci passthru
and that works better with the "classic" Xen patched kernel.
Just be aware that opensuse are no longer developing the patches for
2.6.29, they have already switched to 2.6.31-rcX as they have selected
.31 for their next distro kernel, so if a critical bug is found and I
cannot fix it or port a existing fix to .29 then we will be out of
> I have "xfs issues" with 2.6.18 and Eric Sandeen recommends something more
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