[PATCHv3 0/9] Support Xen versions up to xen-4.1

Atsushi Kumagai kumagai-atsushi at mxc.nes.nec.co.jp
Mon Aug 27 03:20:23 EDT 2012

Hello Petr,

On Fri, 24 Aug 2012 17:41:27 +0200
Petr Tesařík <petr at tesarici.cz> wrote:

> Hello everybody,
> this is version 3 of my patch set. I'm very much indebted to Norbert
> Trapp for his extensive testing of my previous patch set, which
> revealed that Xen hypervisor static data was not kept with the previous
> version of the patch set.

Thank you for your hard work, Petr and Norbert.

> I could also add the performance improvements, but I'm afraid it would
> make for an incremental patch, so let's wait until the filtering is
> finally right.
> I have re-tested this patch set with the same result as v2:
>   - Xen-3.2.3 - WORKS
>   - Xen-4.0.1 - WORKS (only with --xen-syms)
>   - Xen-4.0.2 - WORKS
>   - Xen-4.1.2 - WORKS
> Filtering free pages (-d16 and above) doesn't work (even after I manually
> provided the missing "max_pfn" symbol), but that seems unrelated, so I'm
> going to address it in a subsequent patch set.
> Norbert, if you test these patches, please send your comments to the
> mailing list.
> Atsushi-san, if the patch set passes Norbert's testing, what else do you
> need to accept the changes in upstream?

I'll review your v3 patch set as best I can.
If I can't see any problem, then I'll merge them into v1.5.1.
Now, I plan to release v1.5.1 before the end of September.

Atsushi Kumagai

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