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Re: [Xen-users] Xen 4.0.1 freezes with no output

To: Rudi Ahlers <Rudi@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Xen 4.0.1 freezes with no output
From: Andreas Kinzler <ml-xen-users@xxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2010 22:16:34 +0200
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Indeed. This strengthens my presumption that Xen has a severe problem on
this platform (that is Intel 3420 [Ibex Peak] and 1156 "Lynnfield" CPUs).
Please try my workaround patch at
Uptime is now 160 hours with this patch on my machine.
Is this confirmed, or just your experience so far? We also use
SuperMicro and I was about to get a new Lynnfield CPU system, but
don't want to sit with problematic hardware.

I am working on tests to confirm that and I contacted the developers.
Right now uptime is over 8 days.

If my presumption is correct, then you need to understand that it is not a problem of Supermicro. In a 2 month testing process I changed the mainboard and used one from ASUS and the problems were absolutely the same. The problem seems to be between Xen and the platform (not the mainboard maker).

I am starting tests with Supermicro X8DTi and E5620 very soon. Since this platform has ARAT (always running APIC timer) I expect a working platform.

As matter of interest, how do you check the Motherboard mak

Your text was cut off. What was the question?

Regards Andreas

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