[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Xen-devel] Booting dom0, various issues since v3.16 kernels

Monday, February 9, 2015, 10:31:15 AM, you wrote:

> On 05.02.2015 15:47, Sander Eikelenboom wrote:
>> Thursday, February 5, 2015, 3:22:49 PM, you wrote:
>>> Hey David,
>>> after just being in that pain, I thought I might as well give a summary to
>>> you/the list. Maybe helpful to not forget which piece should go to which 
>>> stable...
>>> So:
>>> v3.16...v3.17.8: Somewhen in between those, the acpi irq seems to have 
>>> broken.
>>>                  I have not yet verified that, but at least three changes in
>>>                  3.19-rc6 seem to look related:
>>>  * "x86/xen: Treat SCI interrupt as normal GSI interrupt",
>>>  * "ACPI: pci: Do not clear pci_dev->irq in acpi_pci_irq_disable()", and
>>>  * "x86/xen: Override ACPI IRQ management callback __acpi_unregister_gsi"
>> Yes Jiang Liu fixed those and said he would backport the required fixes once
>> they where accepted in mainline, put perhaps a polite ping is necessary 
>> there.
>>> v3.17.8...v3.18.4: Beside the acpi interrupt, no USB devices (beyond the
>>>                    hubs) get initialized. Not sure what fixed it, but it
>>>                    looks ok in v3.19-rc7.
>>>                    Beside that, there also was a regression in swiotlb
>>>                    that I think was passed on to some stable maintainers:
>> Probably the same issue as above (for me it fixed a powerbutton issue and 
>> some
>> pci-passthrough problems).
>> And there seems to be more refactoring coming for 3.20 .. so fingerscrossed.
>> --
>> Sander

> Hi Sander,

> sorry, I know you did the ping somewhere in another thread. The one which I
> cannot find again right now. :/ Maybe you can forward the following two 
> patches
> which would be my backport to 3.18. I hope things are correct. I dropped the
> middle patch as it did not seem to be needed and mushed around the other two.
> At least things seemed to be fixed up on a quick test-boot.

> -Stefan

Hi Stefan,

I will also do a short test to see if it also fixes the problems i was seeing,
and report back to you and/or forward your patches.

Thanks for the effort !


>>>  * "Revert "swiotlb-xen: pass dev_addr to swiotlb_tbl_unmap_single""
>>> v3.18.4..v3.19-rc7: The issues above look to be fixed. Only some Haswell
>>>                     based box now crashed on boot as dom0 while parsing
>>>                     some ACPI tables (will send more detail seperately).
>>>                     This happens only on that host and only when running
>>>                     as dom0. Bare-metal is ok and an Opteron based different
>>>                     host is also fine.
>>> -Stefan
>> _______________________________________________
>> Xen-devel mailing list
>> Xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> http://lists.xen.org/xen-devel

Xen-devel mailing list



Lists.xenproject.org is hosted with RackSpace, monitoring our
servers 24x7x365 and backed by RackSpace's Fanatical Support®.