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[Xen-devel] Re: [pvops-dom0] Adding MCA logging support in pv_ops

To: "Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [pvops-dom0] Adding MCA logging support in pv_ops
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Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 17:19:06 +0200
Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Liping Ke <liping.ke@xxxxxxxxx>
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"Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Additionally, the new use of the space previously
> consumed by the res1 field seems to put under question whether that
> was actually forward compatible (namely, whether it might confuse
> newer user space tools).

It will, either by logging junk fields or if you're unlucky (and e.g. broke
the CPUID field) completely wrong output.


ak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx -- Speaking for myself only.

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