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Date:	Tue, 27 Oct 2009 11:18:27 -0700
From:	Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@...p.org>
To:	Christian Kujau <lists@...dbynature.de>
CC:	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, x86@...nel.org,
	torvalds@...ux-foundation.org, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
Subject: Re: 2.6.32-rc not booting with Xen-3.2 (bisected)

On 10/26/09 22:01, Christian Kujau wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Oct 2009 at 21:20, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
>   
>> What does this map to in the kernel symbol table?
>>     
> Hm, I'm not sure how to answer this? Got a hint, please?
>   

$ gdb vmlinux
(gdb) x/i 0xffffffff812c50ad

>>> Also, "xm list" takes very long to complete now:
>>>
>>> $ time xm list sid
>>> Name                  ID   Mem VCPUs      State   Time(s)
>>> sid                  906   512     1     --p---     0.0
>>> real    0m10.677s user    0m0.108s sys     0m0.028s
>>>       
>> Hm, that's odd.  Never seen that.
>>     
> The load of the Dom0 with the panicked DomU "running" higher than 
> usual (3-4 instead of ~0) and xenstored is spinning and waiting for 
> (causing?) disk I/O. This is not the case when the DomU is runing just 
> fine. I didn't strace xenstored yet, because I don't want to risk
> killing the whole Xen box.
>   

Hm, sounds like a xenstored bug, or something is just pounding on it. 
Are there any other domains running, or other busy processes?

    J
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