Re: FreeBSD-current/Xen and block device enumeration

2009-05-18 Thread Adrian Chadd
(Cross-posting to -current because of the way a badly confused Xen DomU confuses GEOM and populates invalid stuff.) 2009/5/19 Adrian Chadd adr...@freebsd.org: This config: disk = [        'phy:/dev/hosting2_data2/XEN_freebsd_root,0x01,w',        'phy:/dev/hosting2_data2/XEN_freebsd_swap,0x02

Re: My FreeBSD-current/Xen install notes

2009-05-19 Thread Adrian Chadd
2009/5/19 Saifi Khan saifi.k...@twincling.org:  . is dom0 support something that FreeBSD will target at some   point in time or would be happy to be domU ? If Kip (and other Xen-clueful people get funding) - and there's time - then I bet so.  . there was some mention of vimage/bitvisor in

Re: My FreeBSD-current/Xen install notes

2009-05-19 Thread Adrian Chadd
2009/5/20 Saifi Khan saifi.k...@twincling.org: Could you please share 'your insight' on the 'set of virtualization problems' that Xen solves ? Xen lets you run multiple versions of modified OSes on the same box. Each OS for the most part can treat its small pool of resources as its own. It

FreeBSD-current Xen image

2009-05-23 Thread Adrian Chadd
I've put up a recent FreeBSD-current Xen DomU image at http://people.freebsd.org/~adrian/xen/ . * the image is a gzip'ed 512meg filesystem installworld/distribution install, around 208 mb. * it includes the grub bootloader info (/boot/grub/menu.lst); a basic /etc/fstab w/ root on xvd0 and swap on

Re: Default Xen PVM console?

2009-05-24 Thread Adrian Chadd
2009/5/24 Ed Schouten e...@80386.nl: * Adrian Chadd adr...@freebsd.org wrote: * Modify the xenconsole driver to attach to ttyv0 (via a kernel environment variable) so /etc/ttys doesn't need modifying (but this may confuse tools that assumes /dev/ttyvX == syscons.) Please don't. Someone

Re: freebsd on opensolaris dom0

2009-06-06 Thread Adrian Chadd
2009/6/7 Bruno Damour ll...@ruomad.net:   Fatal trap 12: page fault while in kernel mode   cpuid = 0; apic id = 00   fault virtual address    = 0x2   fault code        = supervisor read, page not present   instruction pointer    = 0x21:0xc02f719b   stack pointer            = 0x29:0xc3527bc8

Re: kernel freebsd

2009-06-09 Thread Adrian Chadd
http://wiki.freebsd.org/AdrianChadd/XenImages/ has a couple of FreeBSD Xen system images that I've locally built. Hopefully that'll be enough for you to get started. Thanks, Adrian 2009/6/9 marco di sano marcodis...@gmail.com: hi, I'm new on this list. I have a debian etch system with xen

Re: my experience with FreeBSD Xen guest

2009-06-17 Thread Adrian Chadd
I've only just started seeing filesystem corruption under high load. -current Xen survived buildworlds in my initial testing so I was focusing more on fixing network related bugs. It is quite possible there are bugs in the VM system and/or Xen block device code which are causing instabilities.

Re: Fw: XEN kernel config - supposed to build?

2009-07-02 Thread Adrian Chadd
Just create a PR with the details and email me the number. I'll look at fixing it if it is broken. It has been working for me though! Adrian 2009/7/3 Tim Bishop t...@bishnet.net: Just FYI, here's an email I sent to freebsd-current earlier. I should maybe have sent it here instead, but I

Re: FreeBSD handbook says xen Dom0 support in FreeBSD 8.0

2009-07-22 Thread Adrian Chadd
No, noone is actively working on dom0 support for FreeBSD at this time. I guess the handbook needs updating. adrian 2009/7/23 Sam Fourman Jr. sfour...@gmail.com: Hello Xen List, I found the following mention of xen Dom0 support in the FreeBSD handbook. Does this mean that someone is

Re: finishing up the xen port - would funding help?

2009-08-24 Thread Adrian Chadd
months ago (another key technology as i think). Otherwise it is very unprobably (in my eyes) that the little daemon ever will be playing in the ongoing cloud game and everything behind, which IS and WOULD BE a shame! Maybe some of the core ppl can raise awareness here? Best Kai - Adrian

Re: finishing up the xen port - would funding help?

2009-08-26 Thread Adrian Chadd
Give me a few days to get stuff together here and I'll see what I can do in -head. Thanks for all your offers of support. adrian 2009/8/26 Michael David Crawford m...@prgmr.com: Luke S Crawford wrote: I could also scrape up some cash.  (unfortunately, my own budget isn't as flush as it was

Re: finishing up the xen port - would funding help?

2009-08-28 Thread Adrian Chadd
G'day, To everyone involved, including those I've already spoken to privately. I think the best thing you all can do is talk to the FreeBSD Foundation about your views and uses for FreeBSD/Xen. I'm sure the foundation would be interested in donations towards FreeBSD in general and I hope that

Re: finishing up the xen port - would funding help?

2009-08-29 Thread Adrian Chadd
I'd suggest use whatever works. I use Centos 5.x since they use the latest stable xen patched kernel but its quite out of date. Adrian 2009/8/29 Michael David Crawford m...@prgmr.com: For working on the FreeBSD DomU, what should we use for the Xen kernel and the Dom0? Most people use Linux

Re: finishing up the xen port - would funding help?

2009-08-29 Thread Adrian Chadd
Just don't dick around with that stuff unless you're an actual developer! :) stick to a distribution you get support from. I'd suggest CentOS. Centos/redhat are at least caring about Xen PVM/HVM support. Ubuntu for example seems to really only care about KVM these days. No idea about the rest.

Re: finishing up the xen port - would funding help?

2009-08-29 Thread Adrian Chadd
The -head xen stuff I was testing worked fine with the out-of-box Xen hypervisor shipped with CentOS 5.3. That is what I'm using to do development against at the moment. Adrian 2009/8/29 Michael David Crawford m...@prgmr.com: Adrian Chadd wrote: Just don't dick around with that stuff unless

Re: finishing up the xen port - would funding help?

2009-10-14 Thread Adrian Chadd
- Hash: SHA1 Adrian Chadd wrote: Give me a few days to get stuff together here and I'll see what I can do in -head. Thanks for all your offers of support. adrian [...] Hi everyone, I received an email from a contact @ Amazon AWS yesterday asking about the status of the FreeBSD Xen

Re: Problem: Xen 3.3.1 with FreeBSD 8.0 RC1

2009-10-27 Thread Adrian Chadd
This sounds like you're running the domU with 1 CPU.. ? Adrian 2009/10/28 Hugo Silva h...@barafranca.com: Carsten Heesch wrote: Athough I seem to be talking to myself here, I have good news for RC2! It works! Just did an freebsd-update -R 8.0-RC2 upgrade. Both GENERIC and XENHVM kernels

Re: FreeBSD Xen domU ?

2009-11-03 Thread Adrian Chadd
Take a look at my page in the wiki. wiki.freebsd.org/AdrianChadd I haven't built any Xen images lately. I may try and build an 8.0-RC1 or 8.0-RC2 kernel image. I think things are still a bit unstable though and I personally don't have the time to try and fix them at the present.. Adrian

Re: Xen 8 9 DomU kernel panic with 2 or more virtual CPU

2010-03-31 Thread Adrian Chadd
The last time I checked, FreeBSD/DomU was highly buggy, and this includes SMP support. I never managed to get around to figuring out what wasn't being locked correctly. :/ Adrian On 1 April 2010 00:49, Guillaume Seigneuret g...@omegacube.fr wrote: Dear all, When I try to make FreeBSD

Re: Paravirtualized FreeBSD 8 Guest on Citrix XenServer 5.5/5.6 Host

2010-06-20 Thread Adrian Chadd
As I've said before, the FreeBSD-Xen PVM code requires someone with the time and inclination to pick it up and maintain it. The commercial focus of FreeBSD/Xen users at the moment seems to be on HVM support rather than full PVM support. Adrian On 21 June 2010 01:07, Tjado Mäcke

Re: Kip Macy, are you out there?

2010-08-26 Thread Adrian Chadd
Hi, I can do you up a build of Kip's 7.x/Xen branch if you'd like. I don't think it'll run in its current state on EC2 unless you've updated the version of Xen on the cluster. Adrian On 27 August 2010 08:52, Ward, Miles miw...@amazon.com wrote: Kip, this is Miles from Amazon. We're

Re: Kip Macy, are you out there?

2010-08-26 Thread Adrian Chadd
, Ward, Miles miw...@amazon.com wrote: Adrian, thanks, that would be great! I spoke with Colin P. and he suggested  that running in HVM would work better.. Would that be supported by the same build (sorry if my terminology is messed up). -Miles On Aug 26, 2010, at 6:55 PM, Adrian Chadd adr

Re: PV i386 patch

2011-12-24 Thread Adrian Chadd
On 21 December 2011 12:47, Alan Cox a...@rice.edu wrote: Can you please try the attached patch?  I'm trying to reduce the number of differences between the native and Xen pmap implementations. Hi, When I last tinkered with Xen, I noticed that it was _very_ easy to end up with FS corruption by

Re: PV i386 patch

2011-12-27 Thread Adrian Chadd
On 27 December 2011 15:24, Sean Bruno sean...@yahoo-inc.com wrote: Initial testing looks ok from here.  Single CPU PV DomU is up and running as ref10-xen32.f.o if you want to poke around at all. I'm updating the HVM enabled ref10-xen64.f.o as well to check it out. Since I don't yet have my

Re: FreeBSD now available on all EC2 instance types

2012-01-24 Thread Adrian Chadd
On 17 January 2012 15:34, Colin Percival cperc...@freebsd.org wrote: * ec2.patch is just tweaking some configuration files, so that doesn't need to be merged and isn't really a patch anyway. There's also some new rc.d scripts which get installed and more configuration files; I'm not sure

Xen and the art of the Linux Foundation

2013-05-13 Thread Adrian Chadd
Hi all, Now that the Xen project is moving under the umbrella of the Linux foundation, what's that mean for Xen on non-Linux platforms? adrian ___ freebsd-xen@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-xen To