Description of problem:
upstream Linux 188.8.131.52 kernel has a bug causing it to crash as a Xen PV guest on Intel Nehalem CPUs, because of improper extended topology cpuid masking. Linux 184.108.40.206 will have a fix for this bug. This bugzilla was opened to make sure F12 GA kernel contains these fixes.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
upstream 220.127.116.11, fedora 12 rawhide 18.104.22.168-122.fc12
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot F12 Xen PV domU guest on Intel Nehalem CPU
2. guest crashes
guest boots and works normally
22.214.171.124 stable patches review:
[60/99] xen/hvc: make sure console output is always emitted, with explicit polling:
[61/99] xen: mask extended topology info in cpuid:
Pull request from Jeremy:
The final kernel was built on Nov 8th and this fix was not in it.
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