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Re: [Xen-devel] Question about "xen: Revert commits da72ff5bfcb0 and 72a9b186292d"

On 04/07/17 13:54, Jean-Louis Dupond wrote:
> Hi All,
> We had some issues with BSOD's on Windows at startup when using some old
> Xen drivers inside Windows.
> Now when we upgrade to the most recent 4.9.x kernel. The issue seems to
> be resolved.
> Could it be that the following commit fixes the issue:
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=84d582d236dc1f9085e741affc72e9ba061a67c2
> ?
> As far as I can see it only breaks Xen < 4.0. But could it be it also
> breaks Windows VM's with old Xen drivers?

Umm, I don't get it.

Are you using Windows or Linux? Above commit is for the Linux kernel
running as HVM domain. It shouldn't be able to modify behavior of a
Windows guest at all.


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