Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 421021
Hypervisor changes post 3.1.x needed to enable hardware
Last modified: 2008-05-21 11:03:34 EDT
We're missing xen-unstable cset 16093:
# HG changeset patch
# User Keir Fraser <email@example.com>
# Date 1192101114 -3600
# Node ID 0d7d6804af2204dece108959f4fa40764bd2734f
# Parent 49323c8b8633fc02164c8b949c2b55e167aeca1e
x86: AMD Fam10/11 adjustments
Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sync up affected files with 2.6.23-rc9.
Signed-off-by: Keir Fraser <email@example.com>
Without it, Xenoprof cannot work on AMD Barcelona. There might be more problems
with those machines.
Bhavana, is there anything else missing from the hypervisor we need for the
latest AMD hardware?
Not that I'm aware of.
The trouble with xen-unstable cset 16093 is that it mixes unrelated stuff:
Xenoprof hardware enablement, MTRR features, cleanups. We need to extract the
I discussed this issue we have been battling with Jan Beulich and Keir Fraser.
The orginal patch that Jan submitted is a lot smaller than the mess that is c/s
16093. Keir said that syncing up upstream resulted in the massive patch.
The patch I'm about to attach is needed in the R5.2 HV. as similar changes have
already been made to the bare metal kernel to fix Barcelona.
Created attachment 290031 [details]
AMD Family 10/11 fixes for HV
Posted patch to RHML and virt list on 12/19
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5
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