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RE: [Xen-users] Another GPLPV update

Hi James,


The version 0.9.11-pre11 looks good so far; I haven't seen any lockups.

Going to kick-up the load and test some more; I'll let you know.


> Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 22:56:39 +1000
> From: james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> To: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> CC:
> Subject: [Xen-users] Another GPLPV update
> I've just uploaded another update to the GPLPV drivers - 0.9.11-pre11.
> Download from http://www.meadowcourt.org/downloads
> There are some reported bugs that I'd really like to get fixed before I
> declare a 0.9.11 proper. These are:
> . xennet not working at all in some cases
> . one report of samba crashing when the PV drivers are active, but not
> when the qemu drivers are used.
> . lockups after heavy sustained network use (iSCSI)
> . live migration crashing either on resume or very shortly after
> I have not been able to reproduce any of those bugs so if you have seen
> any of the above with -pre10, please try this release. There are lots of
> little fixes which may or may not resolve the problems.
> Also, I have added some code to xenvbd which will fail to load if there
> are any other disks present in the system already. This could happen
> under the following circumstances:
> . Start with GPLPV drivers not installed.
> . Add /GPLPV in your boot.ini and boot from that entry
> . Install GPLPV drivers.
> I've given the above fix a small amount of testing but obviously still
> be careful - if it doesn't work you will very quickly corrupt your
> filesystem to the point of requiring a format and reinstall!
> It all works flawlessly on my test systems, with the one exception that
> network performance doesn't seem as good as it was previously.
> James
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