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Re: [Xen-ia64-devel] [patch 00/16] Kexec v20080125 - xen

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Subject: Re: [Xen-ia64-devel] [patch 00/16] Kexec v20080125 - xen
From: Simon Horman <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 18:43:02 +0900
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On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 05:19:58PM +0900, Simon Horman wrote:


> Testing:
> This code has been tested on an HP rx2620 and a Tiger 4
> (n.b I usually use a Tiger 2).
> Problems:
> Kexecing from Xen -> Xen has been the major focus and that seems to work.
> In testing just before the release I noticed that both Kexec Xen -> Linux
> and Kdump (Xen -> Linux) seem to get stuck in purgatory - I hate it when
> that happens! I will investigate this problem.

I have looked a little further into this. Using 2.4.23 everything seems
fine. Usuing the latest git, everything is not fine. I'll do a bisection
to isolate the problem. But I'll be at Linux.Conf.Au next week,
so I don't expect to make any progress during that time.

> For now, unless you're feeling particularly giving with your time,
> please just test Xen -> Xen kexec.
> Other known problems are listed in the PROBLEMS file.
> http://www.vergenet.net/linux/kexec/ia64-xen//20080125/broken_out/PROBLEMS



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