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RE: [Xen-ia64-devel] xen-ia64-unstable.hg now up to date. Pleasepull/tes

To: "Magenheimer, Dan \(HP Labs Fort Collins\)" <dan.magenheimer@xxxxxx>, <xen-ia64-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-ia64-devel] xen-ia64-unstable.hg now up to date. Pleasepull/test
From: "Tian, Kevin" <kevin.tian@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 09:55:32 +0800
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Thread-topic: [Xen-ia64-devel] xen-ia64-unstable.hg now up to date. Pleasepull/test
Great, and thanks Dan for pulling extra time to bring it up. We've
verified all CONFIG_VTI patches already in. Due to some common interface
change, CONFIG_VTI can't pass compilation now. We'll work out a patch


>-----Original Message-----
>From: xen-ia64-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>[mailto:xen-ia64-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
>Magenheimer, Dan (HP Labs Fort Collins)
>Sent: Saturday, July 09, 2005 11:25 PM
>To: xen-ia64-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [Xen-ia64-devel] xen-ia64-unstable.hg now up to date.
>Well, it turned out to be painful and time-consuming
>(eliminating plans I had to take some vacation time,
>not to mention working all Friday evening and Saturday
>morning :-( but I think I finally got xen-ia64-unstable.hg
>caught up with xen-unstable.hg and all the pending patches.
>Please pull and verify (especially with CONFIG_VTI):
>After verification, we will try the first hg push
>into the public xen-unstable.hg tree.
>A couple of caveats:
>1) The core team has not pushed a fix for the new
>   sedf scheduler "idle" problem, nor have they rolled
>   back to bvt.  If you see an apparent "freeze" early
>   in the boot of domain0, you are seeing the sedf
>   problem.  The best workaround for now is to put
>   "sched=bvt" in the xen command line in your elilo.conf file.
>2) Recent core changes changed the xenlinux API.
>   If you are running xenlinux-ia64-2.6.12, make sure
>   you pull the latest and rebuild**
>   The older 2.6.11 bk tree will fail with a BUG about
>   ctrl_if.h (I think).  If you absolutely need 2.6.11,
>   let me know and I will look into a patch for it.
>** Note on rebuilding xenlinux-2.6.12: I haven't figured
>out how to get a symbolic link to "stick" in hg yet.
>Until I do (or fix the Makefile), if you pull a
>fresh copy, you will need to:
>cd xenlinux-ia64-2.6.12.hg # or whatever you name it
>cd include/asm-xen
>ln -s asm-ia64 asm
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