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Date:	Mon, 26 Oct 2009 22:01:45 -0700 (PDT)
From:	Christian Kujau <>
To:	Jeremy Fitzhardinge <>
cc:	LKML <>,,, Thomas Gleixner <>
Subject: Re: 2.6.32-rc not booting with Xen-3.2 (bisected)

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?


> > 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.

BOFH excuse #73:

Daemons did it
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