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Re: [Xen-devel] Paravirtualised drivers for fully virtualised domains

To: Steven Smith <sos22-xen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Paravirtualised drivers for fully virtualised domains
From: Himanshu Raj <rhim@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 4 Aug 2006 02:13:12 -0400
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Yes it is the case (i.e. hvm guest w/o your patch is getting stuck the same 
This happens with the latest version. I have only tried the RHEL4 or Debian 
guest kernels before (both <= 2.6.9) and they work fine. Failure is also quite
intriguing - the guest just sort of goes into an infinite loop, no further
output on vnc console (or serial), nothing pops up in usual logs (qemu-dm.log,
xend.log, xend-debug.log ...). Kind of trumped by it.

Kindly let me know if anything comes to mind.


On Thu, Aug 03, 2006 at 10:35:51AM +0100, Steven Smith wrote:
> > Could any of you suggest a good recent linux kernel to work with?
> > The latest native version doesn't boot as an hvm guest (No
> > errors, just doesn't show anything on its boot console, xm list
> > reports it running thought). If you could hint on this problem, let
> > me know.
> should work.  Is the failure mode the same both with and
> without my patches?
> Steven.

Himanshu Raj
PhD Student, GaTech (www.cc.gatech.edu/~rhim)
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