[PATCHv7 0/4] kexec-tools: add support for Xen 4.4
dslutz at verizon.com
Mon Nov 11 09:35:44 EST 2013
On 11/09/13 14:21, Daniel Kiper wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 06, 2013 at 02:55:18PM +0000, David Vrabel wrote:
>> The series adds support for the new hypercall ABI which should be
>> provided by Xen 4.4. Images are loaded into Xen directly with no
>> kernel involvement.
>> Please do not apply until the hypervisor side patches are applied to
>> Patch 1 makes libxc 4.4 mandatory for Xen support.
>> Patch 2-3 remove uses of /proc/iomem in favour of libxc.
>> Patch 4 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 in v7:
>> - extend extra segment to 0-1 MiB so the VGA memory is accesible by
>> the image.
>> Changes in v6:
>> - Close libxc handle a few error paths.
>> Changes in v5:
>> - Dropped the purgatory patch.
>> Changes in v4:
>> - KEXEC_ARCH_DEFAULT => EM_386
>> - add segment in the crash case for the backup src.
>> Changes in v3 (not posted):
>> - Rebased
>> Changes in v2:
>> - Patch from Don Sultz: use libxc for vmcoreinfo.
>> - Use xc_get_max_cpus() to get number of PCPUs.
>> - Enable unload and exec of images.
> For whole Xen kexec/kdump kexec-tools series:
> Reviewed-by: Daniel Kiper <daniel.kiper at oracle.com>
> Tested-by: Daniel Kiper <daniel.kiper at oracle.com>
Tested-by: Don Slutz <dslutz at verizon.com>
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