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[Xen-devel] [PATCH] Re: Shadow domains left zombie

At 09:19 -0700 on 13 Apr (1334308772), Andres Lagar-Cavilla wrote:
> After a hvm+shadow domain dies (either clean shutdown or merciless
> destroy), the domain is left in a zombie state with 1 (one) page left
> dangling with a single reference.

The reference is to the top-level pagetable that was pointed to by CR3
when the domain was killed.  This bug came in with:

 changeset:   23142:f5e8d152a565
 user:        Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>
 date:        Tue Apr 05 13:01:25 2011 +0100
 description: x86: split struct vcpu

where HVM domains no longer have vcpu_destroy_pagetables(v) called on
their VCPUs as they die.  Proposed fix attached.



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