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RE: [Xen-devel] XCP: update dom0 kernel?

To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <yamamoto@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] XCP: update dom0 kernel?
From: Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 09:09:04 +0100
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] XCP: update dom0 kernel?
> >> i want to use linux md driver in xcp's dom0.
> >> however, unfortunately the kernel shipped with xcp build20719 seems to
> >> have a known deadlock bug and unusable for my purpose.
> >>
> >> in git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-
> 2.6.git,
> >> the bug was introduced by:
> >>    449aad3e25358812c43afc60918c5ad3819488e7
> >> and fixed by:
> >>    c8c00a6915a2e3d10416e8bdd3138429beb96210
> >>
> >> any chance for it to be fixed for xcp soon?
> >
> > Thanks for the pointer -- it can definitely be fixed in the next update.
> i heard that the next release will use the same kernel and thus will
> have the bug intact.  it's a bit disappointing.  is it true?

XCP 0.5 will use the same 2.6.27 kernel as earlier versions, but bug fixes such 
as this will certainly be backported to it.


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