yes that should be easy for me to test.
I think I only need to run that patched xenial kernel in a KVM virtual
machine and the device shouldn't be there - however running it directly in
LPAR should show the device.
I'm off on Wednesday, but will test it later this week.
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On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 10:55 PM, Joseph Salisbury <
> Frank, Is there a way to test a test kernel I built? I built a Xenial
> test kernel with a back port of commit a411edf1320e ("KVM: s390: vsie:
> add module parameter "nested"").
> I'm not sure off hand if just this commit is needed or if there are
> others as well.
> The test kernel can be downloaded from:
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> Avoid creation of /dev/kvm in Xenial KVM virtual machines on s390x
> Status in Ubuntu on IBM z Systems:
> Status in linux package in Ubuntu:
> Status in linux source package in Xenial:
> Bug description:
> Since nested virtualization with KVM is not supported on s390x, please
> disable this in Xenial - in case it's doable with reasonable effort.
> (I think it was already disabled for later Ubuntu releases ... was also
> discussed on IRC)
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Avoid creation of /dev/kvm in Xenial KVM virtual machines on s390x
Status in Ubuntu on IBM z Systems:
Status in linux package in Ubuntu:
Status in linux source package in Xenial:
Since nested virtualization with KVM is not supported on s390x, please
disable this in Xenial - in case it's doable with reasonable effort.
(I think it was already disabled for later Ubuntu releases ... was also
discussed on IRC)
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