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Re: [Xen-devel] pvops dom0 work roadmap

To: "Jeremy Fitzhardinge" <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] pvops dom0 work roadmap
From: "Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2009 11:10:17 +0100
Cc: Xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
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>>> Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx> 19.08.09 18:19 >>>
>On 08/19/09 06:26, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
>>  - poweroff doesn't turn the machine off (but I haven't verified whether the 
>> machine normally powers off with a non-Xen
>2.6.30-rc3-tip kernel
>>    so this might be an operator errro).
>I've found that's fairly erratic even on native.  But I guess its likely
>to be something to do with ACPI.  Though I would have thought that Xen
>would have the responsibility for poweroff when the dom0 kernel
>terminates itself.

Yes, but Dom0 has to tell Xen when this is to happen (see
acpi_enter_sleep_state() in the 2.6.18 tree). I think you had discussed
this with the ACPI folks already, and your initial approach was disliked
for whatever reason...


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