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Re: [Xen-devel] IVTV and Xen

The swiotlb issue does cause a panic on my rev. I think I must be on that
same middle ground that you were on.

--- Andy Clayton <xen.nospam@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Jason wrote:
> > Has anyone had any luck getting IVTV .61 working in xen (Im on 3.0 
> > unstable changeset  Fri Mar 31
> > 00:26:07 2006 +0100 9494:8a8361994904 because of some unrelated driver 
> > issues with another device).
> > I keep getting a DMA issue. If this is fixed in a later rev, I will 
> > upgrade but that will be a
> > pretty major undertaking on this particular machine, so I thought I 
> > would ask for others experience
> > first.   This is what I get when the module inserts, this ia DomU 
> > kernel BTW.
> >
> It has been a while, but I think I had a similar error with ivtv that 
> could be fixed by passing "swiotlb=force" to the kernel (extra in the 
> configs).  This was with an unstable changeset in between 3.0.1 and 
> 3.0.2.  When I changed over to 3.0.2 I believe it then started to panic 
> with the setting, but booted fine without.  Since I've been busy trying 
> to get a FreeBSD domU to work and have it not panic every two seconds, I 
> have yet to look into it further.  Additionally when using that setting 
> I could capture video initially, but after some time it would lock up.  
> I don't know if that issue was related.   Anyways it would seem as if 
> something affecting the issue was changed in or around 3.0.2--assuming 
> my memory is even partially correct.  That setting may still be worth a 
> try, though, if you do not want to try upgrading.
> Sorry for the continuous stream of guessing and I thinks---Hopefully it 
> helps,
> Andy Clayton

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