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Re: [Xen-devel] 2.6.7-xen0 hang on boot

To: Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] 2.6.7-xen0 hang on boot
From: Rik van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 22:35:53 -0400 (EDT)
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On Wed, 11 Aug 2004, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Aug 2004, Ian Pratt wrote:
> > Please can you try booting with 'nosegfixup' on the Linux command
> > line, or just move /lib/tls out of the way.
> OK, moving /lib/tls out of the way seems to fix the issue, too.
> It appears there is some interaction between TLS and the segment
> fixup code in Xen...

But oddly enough bash and ls don't seem to suffer, while
init and initlog do.

Putting /lib/tls back after booting xen doesn't seem to
impair my ability to use the system.  Stuff still works.

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Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
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