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Re: [Xen-devel] issues getting more than 16M ram to be used without oops

To: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] issues getting more than 16M ram to be used without oopsing. 1.2 and 1.3-unstable
From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2004 14:21:43 +0100
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> > Maybe Xen pokes around in different ways/areas than the linux kernel did
> > and has found some bad ram and/or APIC  flaw that I just never ran into
> > with Linux by sheer chance.
> Okay, I'll take a look at what changes there have been to IO-APIC and
> ACPI code up to Linux 2.4.25 -- certainly the most recent 2.4 kernel
> matches your IO-APIC version and doesn't print the 'unexpected
> IO-APIC' message.
> Perhaps there is some 'quirk' fix that we are missing -- VIA boards
> usually need a few of those (the general opinion of VIA boards among
> Linux kernel developers is pretty low, I think :-).

I've pushed updates from latest Linux 2.4 into Xen. If you don't want
to download the source repository and build it yourself, suitable Xen
and Xenolinux images are available here:

 -- Keir

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