This is an archived copy of the Xen.org mailing list, which we have preserved to ensure that existing links to archives are not broken. The live archive, which contains the latest emails, can be found at http://lists.xen.org/
Home Products Support Community News


Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 7/10] linux 2.6.18: time handling

To: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 7/10] linux 2.6.18: time handling
From: Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2007 15:20:51 +0000
Delivery-date: Mon, 05 Mar 2007 07:21:14 -0800
Envelope-to: www-data@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <45EC40C3.76E4.0078.0@xxxxxxxxxx>
List-help: <mailto:xen-devel-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=help>
List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
List-post: <mailto:xen-devel@lists.xensource.com>
List-subscribe: <http://lists.xensource.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/xen-devel>, <mailto:xen-devel-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=subscribe>
List-unsubscribe: <http://lists.xensource.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/xen-devel>, <mailto:xen-devel-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=unsubscribe>
Sender: xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Thread-index: AcdfOdvfGq0A0cstEdu3zwAX8io7RQ==
Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 7/10] linux 2.6.18: time handling
User-agent: Microsoft-Entourage/
On 5/3/07 15:09, "Jan Beulich" <jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> ... and independent_wallclock probably stops working.
> We didn't notice any malfunction in time handling so far (which included the
> released SuSE 10.2) - how would you expect such a problem to surface?

For example, settimeofday() will not be ignored for ordinary domUs. Also
settimeofday() calls in dom0 will not immediately propagate their effect to
other domains (but should happen during the once-per-minute wallclock
propagation to Xen). Small-ish but potentially annoying issues.

 -- Keir

Xen-devel mailing list