Wow, that was fast. I will test this when I have fed the family.
I have my own AMI, so I can spin a server as a T2 instance, apply the
fix and then restart after changing to an M4.
On 09/04/18 16:04, Andy Fiddaman wrote:
> I've prepared a hot-fix containing this driver update if you'd like to
> test. I tried to test it myself on AWS but can't provision any type of
> machine from that unofficial CE r151022 AMI in London. Just snapshot the
> EBS volume first in case of problems.
> To install:
> pkg apply-hot-fix https://downloads.omniosce.org/pkg/r151022/7186-xnf.p5p
> which will create a new boot-environment, and reboot.
> Assuming it looks ok, this update will be part of next Monday's release.
> On Mon, 9 Apr 2018, Al Slater wrote:
> ; Hi,
> ; Has the fix for 7186 (xnf: panic on Xen 4.x) been integrated into
> ; r151022 since the initial CE release?
> ; I have an instance in AWS that they required me to stop and start again
> ; due to host patching. When I started it again the instance went into a
> ; panic/reboot loop. The stack dump looked similar to the one in the
> ; error report.
> ; I managed to get the instance started by changing the instance type from
> ; m4.large to t2.large. Presumably AWS are migrating towards Xen versions
> ; > 4 in london region. I don't know how long until the t2 hosts are updated.
> ; regards
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