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

Trapp, Norbert norbert.trapp at ts.fujitsu.com
Fri Aug 31 11:05:01 EDT 2012

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Petr Tesařík [mailto:petr at tesarici.cz]
> Sent: Friday, August 24, 2012 5:41 PM
> To: kexec at lists.infradead.org
> Cc: Trapp, Norbert
> Subject: [PATCHv3 0/9] Support Xen versions up to xen-4.1
> 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.
> 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.

Hello Petr et al.,

after testing Petr's patches PATCHv3 plus "support for x86_64 1GB pages",
"add missing return statement" and "keep dumpfile pages in a cache" on a
machine with Xen 4.0.3 and 1GB pages there is only one comment I have:
It all worked nicely!

With kind regards,


Norbert Trapp

Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH
Domagkstraße 28, D-80807 München, Germany
E-mail: Norbert.Trapp at ts.fujitsu.com
Web: ts.fujitsu.com
Company details: ts.fujitsu.com/imprint
> Atsushi-san, if the patch set passes Norbert's testing, what else do you
> need to accept the changes in upstream?
> Regards,
> Petr Tesarik
> SUSE Linux

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