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[Xen-devel] RE: One question to IST stack for PV guest

To: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] RE: One question to IST stack for PV guest
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Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2009 22:57:06 +0000
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Thread-topic: One question to IST stack for PV guest
>Are they things a guest domain can do anything useful with? 

Yes they are.

>Or should 
>Xen just handle them internally (and then perhaps tell dom0 about it 
>later if it makes sense)?

When it's corrupted memory and the memory is owned by a particular domain
it has to know about it -- unless you want to kill it outright. But if
you let it know about it can do better than just comitting suicide.
The current mainline kernels don't handle all situations yet, but will
soonish (.34ish hopefully)


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