Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 859466
Xen 4.2 does not boot on MacBook unless xsave=off
Last modified: 2012-10-03 23:20:43 EDT
Description of problem:
Xen 4.2 does not boot on my MacBook5,1 unless I specify "xsave=off". Without this option, the computer reboots before Dom0 prints anything.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Xen from:
2. Boot Xen+Linux
According to this post
it is a kernel issue. Reassigning ....
Actually it is a Fedora kernel issue. The kernel (starting from v3.6) should have the patch removed.
The patch in question that should be ditched is: fix_xen_guest_on_old_EC2.patch
(In reply to comment #3)
> The patch in question that should be ditched is:
We already ditched that across all branches.
Can you please update your kernel?
Seems fixed in kernel-3.5.4-2.fc17.x86_64.