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RE: [Xen-devel] What happened?

To: <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] What happened?
From: <David_Wolinsky@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 09:45:11 -0500
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-----Original Message-----
From: Keir Fraser [mailto:Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Monday, July 18, 2005 2:44 AM
To: Wolinsky, David
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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] What happened?

On 17 Jul 2005, at 21:58, <David_Wolinsky@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> What's the possibility a merge would break something?  I had some 
> severe instability a few weeks back, middle of last week it was fine, 
> then I did an update after IA64 tree was merged and it started 
> crashing.  I have just started trying to figure out the problem, but 
> I'm trying to rule out the noticeable things first.

We are pretty sure there's a nasty memory-trashing bug in the unstable
tree, that hasn't been fixed yet. It may come and go for you according
to phase of the moon etc. I don't have 100% trust in mercurial yet, but
I'm pretty sure its merging is not to blame here.

  -- Keir

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