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Re: [Xen-devel] [BUG 2.6.32.y] Broken PV migration between hosts with different uptime, non-monotonic time?

Hello David,

On Friday 04 May 2012 12:39:03 David Vrabel wrote:
> On 04/05/12 09:54, Philipp Hahn wrote:
> > I encountered the following bug when migrating a Linux- PV
> > domain on Xen-3.4.3 between different hosts, whose uptime differs by
> > several minutes
> Xen 3.4 doesn't ensure that the TSC is stable across migrates (Xen 4.0
> does).  If the host CPU has the CONSTANT_TSC bit in the Advanced Power
> Management CPUID leaf it will pass this through to the guest which makes
> the guest think the TSC is stable.
> Can you try this libxc patch?
> 8<------------------------
> libxc: clear CONSTANT_TSC bit in Advanced Power Management CPUID leaf

Excellent, that fixes the problem for me and makes perfect sense for me, since 
AFAIK 2.6.37 also received a big TSC patch which is not part of 2.6.32.y 
Thank your for your help.

Philipp Hahn
Philipp Hahn           Open Source Software Engineer      hahn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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