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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: almost working

To: Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: almost working
From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 16:27:55 +0100
Cc: Niraj Tolia <ntolia@xxxxxxxxx>, Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, James Harper <jamesh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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> I know of two outstanding Xen bugs, both of which Keir
> understands and is about to vanquish:
>  * instability after shutting a domain down on a CPU other than CPU 0.
>  * dom0 oops when hitting local block devices hard from within
> dom0 while doing block io from other domains.
> Let's get these two fixed then see where we are.

Both of these are now fixed. Both of them were both nasty and fairly
difficult to hit --- but when you hit them they would take out the
machine by crashing either Xen or DOM0.

Hopefully occasional machine reboots will be rather more occasional
now. :-)

 -- Keir

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