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Re: [Xen-devel] Bug: Windows 2003 fails to install on xen-unstable tip

>>> On 17.04.13 at 20:13, George Dunlap <george.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 17/04/13 09:27, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>>> On 16.04.13 at 16:35, George Dunlap <george.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On 16/04/13 15:34, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>>>>> On 16.04.13 at 16:22, George Dunlap <George.Dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> The other day I just happened to try to install Windows 2003 on
>>>>> xen-unstable tip.  After booting the CD and copying the files, the
>>>>> whole thing stops at "Setup is starting Windows".
>>>>> The VM is in the "blocked" state; which means it has called HLT and is
>>>>> waiting for interrupts; but no interrupts are delivered, so everything
>>>>> just stops.
>>>>> Windows XP, strangely enough, installs just fine.
>>>>> I have duplicated this with both qemu-upstream and qemu-traditional;
>>>>> and also on both AMD and Intel.
>>>>> I was wondering:
>>>>> 1. if any of you had an idea what changeset might be involved
>>>> Any of the RTC emulation changes since 4.2 would be possible
>>>> candidates, with mine much more likely than Tim's (since his mainly
>>>> fix issues mine introduced).
>>> If you've got a git hash tag for your first change, I can do a quick
>>> test to see if that's it.
>> The first of these commits is 2fe82ac11fd078485388fe7c5e8bc3b6ac9185b0.
> Here are the results of my bisect:
> 620d5dad54008e40798c4a0c4322aef274c36fa3 is the first bad commit
> commit 620d5dad54008e40798c4a0c4322aef274c36fa3
> Author: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>
> Date:   Tue Feb 5 09:44:00 2013 +0100
>      x86/HVM: assorted RTC emulation adjustments

So time to really consider a (partial) revert then, as obviously Tim's
attempt to fix this without reverting weren't successful (I take it
that you were at the tip of -unstable before starting the bisection).

I'll see to get you something to try out soon.


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