[PATCH 0/5] crash: Small bundle of fixes for Xen
anderson at redhat.com
Thu Jul 5 11:39:52 EDT 2012
----- Original Message -----
> On Thu, Jul 05, 2012 at 11:15:29AM -0400, Dave Anderson wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > It looks that Xen support for crash have not been maintained
> > > since 2009. I am trying to fix this. Here it is small
> > > bundle of fixes:
> > > - xen: Always calculate max_cpus value,
> > > - xen: Read only crash notes for onlined CPUs,
> > > - x86/xen: Read variables from dynamically allocated per_cpu
> > > data,
> > > - xen: Get idle data from alternative source,
> > > - xen: Read data correctly from dynamically allocated console
> > > ring
> > > too.
> > >
> > > Daniel
> > Daniel,
> > Can you absolutely confirm that these changes are all
> > backwards-compatible?
> I have not done tests with older versions of Xen. However,
> I made all patches with backward compatibility in mind. Anyway,
> If you wish I could do tests with let's say Xen Ver. 3.4
> and Xen Linux Kernel Ver. 2.6.18 at least.
That would be helpful -- I have very few Xen hypervisor sample dumpfiles,
and if I'm not mistaken, RHEL5 only went as far as Xen 3.1-something?
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