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[Xen-bugs] [Bug 1757] Dom0 hangs after few hours when using pci passthro

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Subject: [Xen-bugs] [Bug 1757] Dom0 hangs after few hours when using pci passthrough
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Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 07:24:28 -0700
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------- Comment #8 from darkbasic4@xxxxxxxxx  2011-04-14 07:24 -------
> Oooh, that actually isn't that strange. If you have a serial console the
> interrupt delievery system gets update on a regular "hearbeat" - even if you
> are not typing anything. On my Xyplex it keeps on sending empty characters 
> even
> if I am not typing anything.

So is there no way to let it crash while still keep logging to debug it?

> Does it happen if you do 'poweroff -h -f' (that is a heavy handed way of
> shutting the machine where it does not even sync - so make sure you mount your
> drivers RO before you do this).

I will check.

> Does reboot work reliably?

Usually both reboot and shutdown do work flawlessly. I don't know why sometimes
pci passthrough does trigger such strange problems, if they were easily
reproducible I would have been happy :(

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