Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-10-13 Thread Julian Elischer
On 10/11/13 9:56 PM, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 11/10/13 11:42, Eggert, Lars wrote: Hi, On May 13, 2013, at 20:32, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Right now the code is in a state where it can be tested by users, so we would like to encourage FreeBSD and Xen users to test it and

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-10-11 Thread Eggert, Lars
Hi, On May 13, 2013, at 20:32, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Right now the code is in a state where it can be tested by users, so we would like to encourage FreeBSD and Xen users to test it and provide feedback. any idea if/when this code will be merged into -CURRENT? Thanks,

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-10-11 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 11/10/13 11:42, Eggert, Lars wrote: Hi, On May 13, 2013, at 20:32, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Right now the code is in a state where it can be tested by users, so we would like to encourage FreeBSD and Xen users to test it and provide feedback. any idea if/when this

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-07-22 Thread Jeroen van der Ham
Hi, After some more testing I thought it would be good to put this into production for my personal server. I've used pvhvm_v19 and built it without debugging options and installed it on a FreeBSD 9.1 system. I've run into some hiccups with 9.1 user land and a 10-CURRENT kernel, but that's all

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-07-22 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 22/07/13 09:18, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: Hi, After some more testing I thought it would be good to put this into production for my personal server. I've used pvhvm_v19 and built it without debugging options and installed it on a FreeBSD 9.1 system. I've run into some hiccups with

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-07-22 Thread Jeroen van der Ham
Hi, On 22 Jul 2013, at 10:29, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Is your guest running a 32bit or a 64bit kernel? $ uname -a FreeBSD positron.dckd.nl 10.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 10.0-CURRENT #0 r+a09eac7-dirty: Wed Jul 17 17:51:10 CEST 2013

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-07-22 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 22/07/13 10:40, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: Hi, On 22 Jul 2013, at 10:29, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Is your guest running a 32bit or a 64bit kernel? $ uname -a FreeBSD positron.dckd.nl 10.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 10.0-CURRENT #0 r+a09eac7-dirty: Wed Jul 17 17:51:10 CEST 2013

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-07-22 Thread Jeroen van der Ham
Hi, On 22 Jul 2013, at 10:40, Jeroen van der Ham jer...@dckd.nl wrote: Could you also try a HEAD XENHVM kernel (without my patches), to see if the issue is related to my changes or to some bug already present in HEAD? It seems I was worrying too soon. I have been putting the system through

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-06-20 Thread Jeroen van der Ham
Hi, I have this running for a day or so now, but I'm noticing that the load averages seem a bit off: $ uptime 11:17AM up 17:14, 1 user, load averages: 0.31, 0.27, 0.21 This is for a clean install, with just enough installed to compile this kernel. In top I'm seeing that the machine is idling

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-06-20 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 20/06/13 11:20, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: Hi, I have this running for a day or so now, but I'm noticing that the load averages seem a bit off: $ uptime 11:17AM up 17:14, 1 user, load averages: 0.31, 0.27, 0.21 This is for a clean install, with just enough installed to compile this

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-06-19 Thread Jeroen van der Ham
Hi, I've just built a new kernel based on pvhvm_v17, but it panicked on boot. I still have a xen console attached, so I can provide additional information if someone gives me the right commands. Jeroen. ___ freebsd-virtualization@freebsd.org mailing

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-06-19 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 19/06/13 13:13, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: Hi, I've just built a new kernel based on pvhvm_v17, but it panicked on boot. I still have a xen console attached, so I can provide additional information if someone gives me the right commands. Jeroen. Could you provide the boot log of

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-06-19 Thread Jeroen van der Ham
On 19 Jun 2013, at 13:34, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Could you provide the boot log of the DomU, backtrace, Xen version and Dom0 kernel version? I did not have a console attached when it rebooted, so I did not have a log of the initial boot. Now that I did, I see that it

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-06-19 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 19/06/13 14:16, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: On 19 Jun 2013, at 13:34, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Could you provide the boot log of the DomU, backtrace, Xen version and Dom0 kernel version? I did not have a console attached when it rebooted, so I did not have a log of

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-06-19 Thread Jeroen van der Ham
On 19 Jun 2013, at 14:20, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: That's because Justin recently pushed a commit that changed the ad translation to ada, you should change your /etc/fstab to ada0p2. It's commit 526f3ad11acb296481215d7c2915b3f30f1844f6. Ah, you may want to update the wiki

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-06-19 Thread Jeroen van der Ham
Hi, On 19 Jun 2013, at 14:44, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: On 19/06/13 14:33, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: On 19 Jun 2013, at 14:20, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: That's because Justin recently pushed a commit that changed the ad translation to ada, you should

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-06-19 Thread Jeroen van der Ham
Hi, On 19 Jun 2013, at 18:15, Justin T. Gibbs gi...@freebsd.org wrote: I've never seen a kernel build take 2 hours, much less 2 hours *longer*. Are you talking about buildworld? It would be interesting to know your results building stable/9 sources in your 10 environment to see if this

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-06-19 Thread Justin T. Gibbs
On Jun 19, 2013, at 10:50 AM, Jeroen van der Ham jer...@dckd.nl wrote: Hi, On 19 Jun 2013, at 18:15, Justin T. Gibbs gi...@freebsd.org wrote: I've never seen a kernel build take 2 hours, much less 2 hours *longer*. Are you talking about buildworld? It would be interesting to know your

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-06-13 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 10/06/13 16:48, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Hello, I've pushed a new branch, pvhvm_v14 that contains support for live migration. While there I've also rebased the changes on top of current HEAD, so now it contains the recent fixes to blkfront and netfront.

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-06-10 Thread Roger Pau Monné
Hello, I've pushed a new branch, pvhvm_v14 that contains support for live migration. While there I've also rebased the changes on top of current HEAD, so now it contains the recent fixes to blkfront and netfront.

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-06-10 Thread Outback Dingo
On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 10:48 AM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.comwrote: Hello, I've pushed a new branch, pvhvm_v14 that contains support for live migration. While there I've also rebased the changes on top of current HEAD, so now it contains the recent fixes to blkfront and netfront.

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-06-10 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 10/06/13 17:09, Outback Dingo wrote: On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 10:48 AM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com mailto:roger@citrix.com wrote: Hello, I've pushed a new branch, pvhvm_v14 that contains support for live migration. While there I've also rebased the

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-30 Thread Jeroen van der Ham
Hi, On 23 May 2013, at 19:41, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Hello, I've pushed a new branch, pvhvm_v10 that contains a PV IPI implementation for both amd64 and i386. I've also updated the wiki to point to the pvhvm_v10 branch: I've been running a VM with this kernel for

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-30 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 30/05/13 10:50, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: Hi, On 23 May 2013, at 19:41, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Hello, I've pushed a new branch, pvhvm_v10 that contains a PV IPI implementation for both amd64 and i386. I've also updated the wiki to point to the pvhvm_v10 branch:

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-30 Thread Jeroen van der Ham
Hi, On 30 May 2013, at 11:04, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: So it looks like the system rebooted (but it was not a crash or a sporadic reboot? the kernel seems to be aware of the reboot request). It would be interesting if you could provide the output of the serial console when

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-30 Thread Jeroen van der Ham
Hi, On 30 May 2013, at 16:56, Outback Dingo outbackdi...@gmail.com wrote: first is this a public vm ? and if so who is?? May 29 23:42:30 image01 sshd[31227]: error: Received disconnect from 150.165.15.175: 11: Bye Bye [preauth] because it is after this potential ssh login attempt, so is

Re: [Xen-devel] FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-29 Thread Matt Wilson
On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 07:03:40PM +0200, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Hello, Thanks Matt and Colin for the testing and help! I've pushed yet another version, now it's branch pvhvm_v12, which I *think* should solve the issues with cpuid != acpi_id:

Re: [Xen-devel] FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-29 Thread Colin Percival
On 05/29/13 10:45, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Oh, sure, more changes where needed in order to get it to work, like using acpi_id to map the vcpu_info and perform the cpu bindings. Ah, that explains it. I looked at timer.c for other places where that change was needed but it didn't occur to me that

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-28 Thread Outback Dingo
On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 6:27 PM, Craig Rodrigues rodr...@crodrigues.orgwrote: On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 6:30 AM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: On 23/05/13 15:20, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: On 13 May 2013, at 20:32, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Also, I've

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-28 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 24/05/13 12:11, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 23/05/13 21:09, Colin Percival wrote: On 05/23/13 02:06, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 22/05/13 22:03, Colin Percival wrote: Testing on a cr1.8xlarge EC2 instance, I get Xen 4.2, but it ends up with a panic -- console output below. I can get a

Re: [Xen-devel] FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-28 Thread Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 03:21:54PM -0700, Craig Rodrigues wrote: On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 7:14 AM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk konrad.w...@oracle.com wrote: On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 07:41:50PM +0200, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Hello, I've pushed a new branch, pvhvm_v10 that contains a PV IPI

Re: [Xen-devel] FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-28 Thread Colin Percival
On 05/28/13 12:18, Matt Wilson wrote: VCPUOP_set_singleshot_timer returns -EINVAL when: 1) the specified vCPU ID is out of range (0 or MAX_VIRT_CPUS) 2) the specified vCPU ID doesn't match the running vCPU. It seems that there is a confusion between the logical vCPU ID and the local APIC

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-28 Thread Craig Rodrigues
On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 8:21 AM, Outback Dingo outbackdi...@gmail.comwrote: On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 6:27 PM, Craig Rodrigues rodr...@crodrigues.orgwrote: I wrote this blog post: http://blogs.freebsdish.org/rodrigc/2013/05/24/setting-up-a-vm-for-doing-gsoc-work/ for the steps how to

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-28 Thread Outback Dingo
On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 6:05 PM, Craig Rodrigues rodr...@crodrigues.orgwrote: On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 8:21 AM, Outback Dingo outbackdi...@gmail.comwrote: On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 6:27 PM, Craig Rodrigues rodr...@crodrigues.orgwrote: I wrote this blog post:

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-28 Thread Outback Dingo
On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 7:09 PM, Craig Rodrigues rodr...@crodrigues.orgwrote: On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 3:43 PM, Outback Dingo outbackdi...@gmail.comwrote: I wrote a blog post specifically for installing 10-CURRENT from a snapshot ISO and getting bootstrapped from there, to help the

Re: [Xen-devel] FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-28 Thread Matt Wilson
On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 06:15:00PM +0200, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 24/05/13 12:11, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Thanks for the test, this is what I expected. I'm a little bit out of ideas since I'm not able to reproduce this on upstream Xen 4.2. Without knowing what's happening inside the

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-24 Thread Yuriy Kohut
Hi, I've just successfully run FreeBSD 9.1 based guest with 'pvhvm_v8' based kernel under Xen 4.2.2. So I couldn't confirm any issue with the kernel both on Xen 3.4.4 and 4.2.2. Nice Job. Hypervisor details: # xm info host : release: 3.8.7-1.el6xen

Re: [Xen-devel] FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-24 Thread Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 07:41:50PM +0200, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Hello, I've pushed a new branch, pvhvm_v10 that contains a PV IPI implementation for both amd64 and i386. I've also updated the wiki to point to the pvhvm_v10 branch: I feel a bit stupid to ask this, but how I install 'gmake'?

Re: [Xen-devel] FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-24 Thread Outback Dingo
On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 10:14 AM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk konrad.w...@oracle.com wrote: On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 07:41:50PM +0200, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Hello, I've pushed a new branch, pvhvm_v10 that contains a PV IPI implementation for both amd64 and i386. I've also updated the wiki to

Re: [Xen-devel] FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-24 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 24/05/13 16:14, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote: On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 07:41:50PM +0200, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Hello, I've pushed a new branch, pvhvm_v10 that contains a PV IPI implementation for both amd64 and i386. I've also updated the wiki to point to the pvhvm_v10 branch: I feel a

Re: [Xen-devel] FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-24 Thread Craig Rodrigues
On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 7:14 AM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk konrad.w...@oracle.com wrote: On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 07:41:50PM +0200, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Hello, I've pushed a new branch, pvhvm_v10 that contains a PV IPI implementation for both amd64 and i386. I've also updated the wiki to

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-24 Thread Craig Rodrigues
On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 6:30 AM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.comwrote: On 23/05/13 15:20, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: On 13 May 2013, at 20:32, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Also, I've created a wiki page that explains how to set up a FreeBSD PVHVM for testing:

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-23 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 22/05/13 22:03, Colin Percival wrote: On 05/22/13 04:45, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 18/05/13 17:44, Colin Percival wrote: That seems to work. dmesg is attached. Are there any particular tests you'd like me to run? I have not tested ZFS, that might be a good one. If you are running this

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-23 Thread Outback Dingo
On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 8:57 AM, Jeroen van der Ham jer...@dckd.nl wrote: Hi, On 13 May 2013, at 20:32, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Right now the code is in a state where it can be tested by users, so we would like to encourage FreeBSD and Xen users to test it and provide

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-23 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 23/05/13 15:20, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: On 13 May 2013, at 20:32, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Also, I've created a wiki page that explains how to set up a FreeBSD PVHVM for testing: http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Testing_FreeBSD_PVHVM You mention on that page that it is

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-23 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 23/05/13 14:57, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: Hi, On 13 May 2013, at 20:32, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Right now the code is in a state where it can be tested by users, so we would like to encourage FreeBSD and Xen users to test it and provide feedback. I've just been

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-23 Thread Outback Dingo
On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 9:33 AM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.comwrote: On 23/05/13 14:57, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: Hi, On 13 May 2013, at 20:32, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Right now the code is in a state where it can be tested by users, so we would like to

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-23 Thread Outback Dingo
On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 9:33 AM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.comwrote: On 23/05/13 14:57, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: Hi, On 13 May 2013, at 20:32, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Right now the code is in a state where it can be tested by users, so we would like to

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-23 Thread Sergey Kandaurov
On 23 May 2013 20:30, Outback Dingo outbackdi...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 9:33 AM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.comwrote: On 23/05/13 14:57, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: Hi, On 13 May 2013, at 20:32, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Right now the code is in a

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-23 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 23/05/13 18:30, Outback Dingo wrote: On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 9:33 AM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com mailto:roger@citrix.com wrote: On 23/05/13 14:57, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: Hi, On 13 May 2013, at 20:32, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-23 Thread Outback Dingo
On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 12:48 PM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.comwrote: On 23/05/13 18:30, Outback Dingo wrote: On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 9:33 AM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com mailto:roger@citrix.com wrote: On 23/05/13 14:57, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: Hi,

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-23 Thread Jeroen van der Ham
Hi, Just remove this line (or pointing to a similar file from the template: (It's part of the disks definition: 'file:/root/freebsd-10.iso,hdc:cdrom,r', Jeroen. On 23 May 2013, at 19:02, Outback Dingo outbackdi...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 12:48 PM, Roger Pau Monné

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-23 Thread Outback Dingo
On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 1:22 PM, Jeroen van der Ham jer...@dckd.nl wrote: Hi, Just remove this line (or pointing to a similar file from the template: (It's part of the disks definition: 'file:/root/freebsd-10.iso,hdc:cdrom,r', Thanks, but this is XCP not a generic XEN server where

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-23 Thread Roger Pau Monné
Hello, I've pushed a new branch, pvhvm_v10 that contains a PV IPI implementation for both amd64 and i386. I've also updated the wiki to point to the pvhvm_v10 branch: http://xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=people/royger/freebsd.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/pvhvm_v10 I've updated my tree to latest

Re: [Xen-devel] FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-22 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 21/05/13 19:40, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote: On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 08:32:56PM +0200, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Hello, Recently Justin T Gibbs, Will Andrews and myself have been working on improving the Xen support in FreeBSD. The main goal of this was to bring full PVHVM support to

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-22 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 18/05/13 17:44, Colin Percival wrote: On 05/18/13 02:50, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 17/05/13 05:07, Colin Percival wrote: On 05/16/13 17:43, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Thanks for testing this on EC2, could you post the full dmesg? So I can see the hypervisor version and if the PV timer is

Re: [Xen-devel] FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-22 Thread Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 01:41:02PM +0200, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 21/05/13 19:40, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote: On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 08:32:56PM +0200, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Hello, Recently Justin T Gibbs, Will Andrews and myself have been working on improving the Xen support in

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-22 Thread Colin Percival
On 05/22/13 04:45, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 18/05/13 17:44, Colin Percival wrote: That seems to work. dmesg is attached. Are there any particular tests you'd like me to run? I have not tested ZFS, that might be a good one. If you are running this on Xen 3.4 the behaviour should be the

Re: [Xen-devel] FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-21 Thread Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 08:32:56PM +0200, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Hello, Recently Justin T Gibbs, Will Andrews and myself have been working on improving the Xen support in FreeBSD. The main goal of this was to bring full PVHVM support to FreeBSD, right now FreeBSD is only using PV interfaces

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-18 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 17/05/13 05:07, Colin Percival wrote: On 05/16/13 17:43, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Thanks for testing this on EC2, could you post the full dmesg? So I can see the hypervisor version and if the PV timer is loaded or not. Here's what I get on a cc2.8xlarge with boot_verbose=YES: I've pushed a

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-18 Thread Colin Percival
On 05/18/13 02:50, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 17/05/13 05:07, Colin Percival wrote: On 05/16/13 17:43, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Thanks for testing this on EC2, could you post the full dmesg? So I can see the hypervisor version and if the PV timer is loaded or not. Here's what I get on a

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-16 Thread Colin Percival
On 05/13/13 11:32, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Right now the code is in a state where it can be tested by users, so we would like to encourage FreeBSD and Xen users to test it and provide feedback. The code is available in the following git repository, under the branch pvhvm_v5:

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-16 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 16/05/13 19:55, Colin Percival wrote: On 05/13/13 11:32, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Right now the code is in a state where it can be tested by users, so we would like to encourage FreeBSD and Xen users to test it and provide feedback. The code is available in the following git repository,

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-16 Thread Colin Percival
On 05/16/13 17:43, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Thanks for testing this on EC2, could you post the full dmesg? So I can see the hypervisor version and if the PV timer is loaded or not. Here's what I get on a cc2.8xlarge with boot_verbose=YES: Booting [/boot/kernel/kernel]...

Re: [Xen-devel] FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-14 Thread George Dunlap
On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 7:32 PM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Hello, Recently Justin T Gibbs, Will Andrews and myself have been working on improving the Xen support in FreeBSD. The main goal of this was to bring full PVHVM support to FreeBSD, right now FreeBSD is only using PV

Re: [Xen-devel] FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-14 Thread Dario Faggioli
On mar, 2013-05-14 at 10:19 +0100, George Dunlap wrote: On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 7:32 PM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Hello, Recently Justin T Gibbs, Will Andrews and myself have been working on improving the Xen support in FreeBSD. The main goal of this was to bring full

FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-13 Thread Roger Pau Monné
Hello, Recently Justin T Gibbs, Will Andrews and myself have been working on improving the Xen support in FreeBSD. The main goal of this was to bring full PVHVM support to FreeBSD, right now FreeBSD is only using PV interfaces for disk and network interfaces when running as a HVM guest. The main

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-13 Thread Michael Sierchio
On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 11:32 AM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Hello, Recently Justin T Gibbs, Will Andrews and myself have been working on improving the Xen support in FreeBSD. The main goal of this was to bring full PVHVM support to FreeBSD, right now FreeBSD is only using

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-13 Thread Colin Percival
On 05/13/13 11:52, Michael Sierchio wrote: I think should be encouraged. We're eagerly awaiting the ability to run FreeBSD in AWS in something other than t1.micro or cluster compute instances. Should we keep holding out hope, or will AWS make HVM available for all instance types before this

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-13 Thread Michael Sierchio
The Windoze tax is unacceptable for a number of reasons - the primary reason is that I'm not running Windows. I don't think the licensing scheme is unfair for those actually running Windows, mind you. At the AWS Summit, an assertion was made that HVM support might be coming soon for all instance

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-13 Thread Colin Percival
On 05/13/13 12:08, Michael Sierchio wrote: The Windoze tax is unacceptable for a number of reasons - the primary reason is that I'm not running Windows. I don't think the licensing scheme is unfair for those actually running Windows, mind you. Right, it's definitely annoying having to pay