Re: 11-RELEASE acting as vbd backend

2016-12-09 Thread Nathan Friess
On 16-12-09 07:46 AM, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Hello, Sorry for the delay, there was a huge can of worms behind this. I have a solution, but it requires patching both Xen and the FreeBSD kernel. Please bear with me, I will send those patches once ready. It sounds like you might know this

Re: 11-RELEASE acting as vbd backend

2016-12-06 Thread Nathan Friess
On 12/6/2016 3:04 AM, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Hello, There have been some blkback changes in FreeBSD 11.0 in order to support using more disk types from blkback (like iSCSI). In order to achieve this, if you want to use blkback from a driver domain you will have to install the xen-tools package

11-RELEASE acting as vbd backend

2016-12-05 Thread Nathan Friess
Hi, After upgrading a FreeBSD domU from 10.3-RELEASE to 11-RELEASE, it seems that FreeBSD can no longer act as a vbd backend for other domUs. *** My setup before upgrading: Xen 4.4 dom0: Linux (Debian) with a custom compiled 4.2 kernel FreeBSD domU: FreeBSD 10.3-RELEASE-p7 in hvm mode.

Re: 11-RELEASE acting as vbd backend

2016-12-19 Thread Nathan Friess
On 12/19/2016 5:27 AM, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Secondly, when /etc/xen/scripts/block runs, it doesn't have /usr/local/bin or sbin in its PATH, so it cannot execute xenstore-read or write. That was also easy enough to fix. Hm, I guess I haven't seen this because I was running xl devd manually

Re: 11-RELEASE acting as vbd backend

2016-12-18 Thread Nathan Friess
On 12/15/2016 10:34 AM, Roger Pau Monné wrote: OK, I finally have this ready, you will need the following patches for FreeBSD, which I pushed to my git repo on top of current HEAD: git://xenbits.xen.org/people/royger/freebsd.git add_watches_xenstore You can either compile a kernel from this

Re: Linux domU only works with xen_platform_pci=0 ?

2018-05-14 Thread Nathan Friess
On 2018-05-14 07:04 AM, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On Sun, May 13, 2018 at 07:33:03PM +0200, Kai Otto wrote: On 13/05/18 17:16, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On Sun, May 13, 2018 at 03:51:36PM +0200, Kai Otto wrote: Hello, I'm trying to set up a FreeBSD 11.1 system as Xen virtualization host. Following

Re: Linux domU only works with xen_platform_pci=0 ?

2018-05-21 Thread Nathan Friess
On 2018-05-19 02:02 AM, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 06:10:15PM -0600, Nathan Friess wrote: I tried the patch on and I my Linux domU did was not able to complete the attachment to the FreeBSD backend. I applied the patch to the 11-RELEASE kernel. (I couldn't get 11-STABLE

Re: Linux domU only works with xen_platform_pci=0 ?

2018-05-23 Thread Nathan Friess
On 2018-05-22 03:01 AM, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On Mon, May 21, 2018 at 01:51:13PM -0600, Nathan Friess wrote: On 2018-05-19 02:02 AM, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On a related note, did these patches ever make it into 11-stable? I don't see them at svn.freebsd.org/base/stable/11 but I may have

Re: Linux domU only works with xen_platform_pci=0 ?

2018-05-17 Thread Nathan Friess
On 2018-05-15 02:08 AM, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On Mon, May 14, 2018 at 08:34:54PM -0600, Nathan Friess wrote: I had similar issues with Linux domUs being unable to detect their disks when FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE is the backend: https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-xen/2016-December/002924