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RE: [Xen-ia64-devel][Patch]Add two PAL callswhichfixSMPwindowsinstallation crashing bug
On Tue, 2007-04-03 at 09:22 +0800, Xu, Anthony wrote:
> Alex Williamson write on 2007å4æ3æ 5:52:
> > On Mon, 2007-04-02 at 15:08 -0600, Alex Williamson wrote:
> >> This suggests to me that maybe it's not the
> >> dual-core vs single-core that's really causing problems, but
> >> something windows does with "extra" CPUs that we aren't emulating.
> >> Thanks,
> One question, can windows be installed on SC Montecito with more than two
I don't know. The engineers I talked to didn't know of any problems
with Windows on single-core Montecitos, so I assume it works.
> > After further consideration, you observed the "extra" CPUs idling
> > in SAL.
> Sorry, I described this incorretly, the "extra" CPUs are deaplooping at the
> beginning of windows boot.
Ok, so no return to SAL then.
> I don't think this issue is related with vCPU hotplug.
> We can install windows on Montecito with 4 Logical processors, and these
> 4 logical processors are running inside windows, means they are up.
> And after applying this patch, we can install windows on XEN/VTI domain with
> 4 vcpu
What happens with more than 8 vCPUs on an "Enterprise Edition"
license? It seems more than coincidental that they fail so similarly.
Alex Williamson HP Open Source & Linux Org.
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