On Friday 20 March 2009 10:23:58 Jiang, Yunhong wrote:
> xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <> wrote:
> > Seconded.
> > With Wei Huangs 1GB patch support, one question comes to my mind
> > regarding the page offline support / recovery action:
> > How does the interface deal with different page sizes ?
> > IMO we should only offline the smallest possible unit of the
> > page in error,
> > which is 4KB. So larger pages (2MB, 1GB) must be splitted in that case.
> > Christoph
> Christoph, I think this is two story. How to offline a page is a specific
> recover action method, instead of the MCA itself. Or I missed anything?
You're right here.
> For guest owned page offline caused by #MC, Xen can't do anything but mark
> it (the page frame, 4k) pending, so that when it is freed, it will not be
> accessed anymore.
Once Xen supports page-relocation, it can re-map the guest page in error
with a new one on the fly. For HVM guests w/o PV drivers, this should work.
Need some thinking how that should work for PV guests and HVM guests with
> It will depends on the real recover action to make sure
> it will not be accessed by guest anymore. For example, inject a vMC to
> guest, so that guest can do offline itself, or kill the domain directly in
> some situation.
> Or do I missed anything?
> Yunhong Jiang
> > On Friday 20 March 2009 09:51:24 Keir Fraser wrote:
> >> These changes need an ack from Sun.
> >> -- Keir
> >> On 20/03/2009 05:03, "Ke, Liping" <liping.ke@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>> Hi, Keir
> >>> This patch is the basic MCA enabling support for Intel.
> >>> For implementation details, please refer to the discussion thread:
> > http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-devel/2009-02/msg0
> > 0509.html
> >>> Thanks& Regards,
> >>> Criping
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