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Re: [Xen-devel] unstable tip not booting on x86-64 with 'domain_crash_sy

On Sat, Sep 09, 2006 at 06:46:37PM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:

> I was told this independently yesterday, it is a problem with older (pre
> 2.16) binutils, I was able to reproduce it on Debian stable which has
> 2.15. It turns out that Jan Beulich posted a patch to xen-devel for the
> problem a while back and it got forgotten about. I'm on a crappy
> connection or I'd find a precise archive link for you -- It was on 28
> August with message-id 44F3088B.76E4.0078.0@xxxxxxxxxx and subject
> "update for
> x86_64-put-note-sections-into-a-pt_note-segment-in-vmlinux.patch". It
> basically moves the .bss declaration after all the .data ones.


> I haven't committed this to Xen unstable because of
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=115629369729911&w=2 (the
> patch in question in this thread was from someone else, but it is the
> same as Jan's). Andi Kleen has removed it from his queue for upstream
> because of this report (I think).

It's still in his tree but disabled.

> Right now I think we should apply Jan's patch anyway, the above problem
> looks a bit spurious and applying the patch would help us flush it out
> anyway. I'll apply when I find a decent net connection (probably Monday
> when I get to the office). If you could confirm the fix for me that
> would be a very useful data point.

Yes, it works for me. Thanks.


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