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RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/6] xen, xend, tools: Add NUMA support to Xen Is

To: "Ryan Harper" <ryanh@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/6] xen, xend, tools: Add NUMA support to Xen Issues on the ES7000
From: "Subrahmanian, Raj" <raj.subrahmanian@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2006 15:29:29 -0400
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/6] xen, xend, tools: Add NUMA support to Xen Issues on the ES7000
> > Ryan,
> > I tried out these patches on an ES7000. 
> > It's an x86-64 two-node machine with 16 procesors and 32 GB 
> of memory 
> > total.
> Thanks for trying the patches out.
We have a vested interest in making sure this works too :-)

> > I found out by accident booting into Dom0 and starting xm top hangs 
> > the system in a similar fashion.
> That doesn't look good.  And if you roll back the patches, 
> doing the above works without issue?  I'll see if I can lock 
> up my box using xm top.
Yes. We run LTP and Kernbench on DomUs of different sizes and these
tests complete on the main-line tree. 

> > 
> > Nothing appears on the serial port.
> > 
> > I have attached the serial output.
> > I am trying to figure out why it is happening.
> In any case, I'd be interested in seeing the 'H' and 'u' 
> (heapinfo and numa topology) keyhandlers.  Also, from dom0, 
> running a xen_numastat -H -d -1 (dump the heap and the memory 
> to node mapping of all running domains).
I will do this and get back to you.


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