[kernel-xen] Fwd: some recent xen kernel bugs in Fedora

Steven Haigh netwiz at crc.id.au
Tue Oct 2 09:24:36 EST 2012

 From the Xen development list. Some of this might be relevant to people 
on this list...

Steven Haigh

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-------- Original Message --------
Subject: some recent xen kernel bugs in Fedora
Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2012 22:35:57 +0100 (BST)
From: M A Young <m.a.young at durham.ac.uk>
To: xen-devel at lists.xen.org
CC: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini at eu.citrix.com>, Konrad 
Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk at oracle.com>

There have been a few xen kernel bug reported recently in Fedora.

In https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=861977 someone is getting
the error  WARNING: at arch/x86/xen/setup.c:88 xen_memory_setup with the
kernel 3.5.4-2.fc17.x86_64 (which is roughly 3.5.4 plus patches from the
3.5.5 patch queue including the backports of
xen/boot: Disable NUMA for PV guests 
xen/boot: Disable BIOS SMP MP table search 
xen/m2p: do not reuse kmap_op->dev_bus_addr 
plus xen-pciback-restore-pci-config-space-after-FLR.patch

In https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=858893 there is a NULL
pointer dereference at xennet_poll+0x94e/0xf10 in

There is also https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=859466 where
xen 4.2 does not boot on MacBook with a 3.5 kernel unless xsave=off which
seems to relate to

	Michael Young

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