[PATCHv2 0/4] kexec-tools: add support for Xen 4.3
daniel.kiper at oracle.com
Tue Apr 9 17:16:16 EDT 2013
On Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 08:06:49PM +0100, David Vrabel wrote:
> The series adds support for the new hypercall ABI which should be
> provided by Xen 4.3. Images are loaded into Xen directly with no
> kernel involvement.
> Do not apply until the hypervisor side patches are applied to Xen.
> Patch 1 is unrelated but kexec wouldn't work for me without it. Not
> sure why I had problems, perhaps a toolstack specific issue?
> Patch 2 makes libxc 4.3 mandatory for Xen support.
> Patch 3-4 removes a use of /proc/iomem in favour of libxc.
> Patch 5 adds the support for loading, unloading, and exec'ing an image
> in Xen.
> This series explicitly drops support for older version of libxc/Xen as
> supporting kexec on these hypervisors requires kernel support that
> will never be available upstream.
> Changes since v1:
> - Patch from Don Sultz: use libxc for vmcoreinfo.
> - Use xc_get_max_cpus() to get number of PCPUs.
> - Enable unload and exec of images.
I could not test new kexec implementation because this patch
series does not cleanly apply to latest kexec-tools tree.
Please fix that and repost.
Xen patches applies to latest Xen unstable tree with some warnings.
I think it is worth update those patches too.
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