Re: Trying to get a version of *BSD XEN in .iso to load on a DELL 1850 POWEREDGE (intel chip 64bit)

2012-02-24 Thread Roger Pau Monné
2012/2/23 Eric Schnoebelen e...@cirr.com: Scott Strobele writes: - Hi Y'all, - I am digging through the site, and getting ready to call it a day, I will - finish reading the entire site tomorrow until I find this, Ian Pratt said - it was here if it was anywhere.  Another Ian named this

XENHVM kernel unable to respond to vnc keyboard

2013-01-30 Thread Roger Pau Monné
Hello, I've just set up a Xen FreeBSD guest using the XENHVM kernel (release 9.1), and I've found that when using the XENHVM kernel the keyboard input form the vnc client stops working (output to the vnc seems to be ok thought), so I have to set up a serial port before switching to XENHVM or

Re: [PATCH] xenbus: fix device detection

2013-02-13 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 31/01/13 19:52, Roger Pau Monne wrote: Devices that cannot be handled should not be closed, instead leave them as is. This prevents closing the vkbd device, which has the effect of making Qemu stop sending keys to the guest. Tested with qemu-xen-traditional, qemu-xen and qemu stubdomains,

Re: misc. questions

2013-03-07 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 07/03/13 05:38, Jay West wrote: Mark wrote... You're having success with Xenserver 6.1? That's good news. I wonder why XCP 1.6 is unable to boot FreeBSD if there's an emulated DVDROM? :( Yes. Stock install 64bit 9.1-R as HVM, recompile kernel using supplied XENHVM config file. Then

Re: misc. questions

2013-03-14 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 07/03/13 15:00, Jay West wrote: It was written I think there were several fixes for the RTC clock recently, so trying the Xen 4.2 branch might bring some improvements. I'm using Citrix Xenserver 6.1, so stuff from the Xen 4.2 branch isn't available for me Just tried under Xen 4.3

Difference in event channel implementation for Xen PV vs HVM guests

2013-03-18 Thread Roger Pau Monné
Hello, While working on improving XENHVM (I've been looking at adding PV timers), I've realized that the event channel implementation in PV vs HVM mode differs greatly. Xen PV port uses sys/xen/evtchn/evtchn.c while Xen HVM uses sys/dev/xenpci/evtchn.c, and the Xen HVM implementation is greatly

Re: Difference in event channel implementation for Xen PV vs HVM guests

2013-03-19 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 18/03/13 14:08, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: On Mar 18, 2013, at 6:35 AM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Hello, While working on improving XENHVM (I've been looking at adding PV timers), I've realized that the event channel implementation in PV vs HVM mode differs greatly. Xen PV

Re: Difference in event channel implementation for Xen PV vs HVM guests

2013-03-21 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 18/03/13 14:08, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: Hi Roger, I know of no reasons why XENHVM cannot use the full event channel interface. In fact, Spectra Logic implemented PV timers and a general cleanup of the HVM event channel interface. I haven't merged it back yet because I know the changes

Re: Difference in event channel implementation for Xen PV vs HVM guests

2013-03-21 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 21/03/13 13:43, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 18/03/13 14:08, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: Hi Roger, I know of no reasons why XENHVM cannot use the full event channel interface. In fact, Spectra Logic implemented PV timers and a general cleanup of the HVM event channel interface. I haven't

Re: [Xen-users] Trouble booting FreeBSD i386 PV DomU

2013-03-26 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 21/02/13 10:18, tech mailinglists wrote: Hello all, I have created a FreeBSD PV DomU image formatted with ZFS. I compiled FreeBSD with KERNCONF=XEN for the kernel and the normal world and distribution target. Then I transfered it to a Debian Dom0 with Xen 4.2.1. I tried to boot the

Re: [Xen-users] Trouble booting FreeBSD i386 PV DomU

2013-03-26 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 26/03/13 10:38, Colin Percival wrote: On 03/26/13 02:31, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Is Xen i386 PV broken? Not completely broken, but it's certainly not in a good state. I believe it's broken with SMP, for example -- if the crashed on cpu#7 in your output means cpu#7 from the guest

Re: [Xen-users] Trouble booting FreeBSD i386 PV DomU

2013-03-26 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 26/03/13 11:14, Colin Percival wrote: On 03/26/13 03:10, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 26/03/13 10:38, Colin Percival wrote: On 03/26/13 02:31, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Is Xen i386 PV broken? Not completely broken, but it's certainly not in a good state. I believe it's broken with SMP

Re: [Xen-users] Trouble booting FreeBSD i386 PV DomU

2013-04-01 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 31/03/13 19:45, Cherry G.Mathew wrote: On 21/02/13 10:18, tech mailinglists wrote: Hello all, I have created a FreeBSD PV DomU image formatted with ZFS. I compiled FreeBSD with KERNCONF=XEN for the kernel and the normal world and distribution target. Then I transfered it to a Debian

Re: Xen and the art of the Linux Foundation

2013-05-13 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 13/05/13 15:22, Adrian Chadd wrote: 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? Xen source code and licensing is going to stay exactly the same. Could you be a little bit more explicit about the

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

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 FreeBSD

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

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

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 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 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: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-05-24 Thread Roger Pau Monné
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 backtrace and possibly even a dump if those would

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

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

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

2013-06-10 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 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

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. http://xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p

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 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

Re: FreeBSD PVHVM call for testing

2013-06-19 Thread Roger Pau Monné
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 change your /etc/fstab to ada0p2. It's commit

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: KERNCONF=XENHVM FAILED to build

2013-07-11 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 11/07/13 13:11, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: Hi, I've been trying to build kernel on FreeBSD 9.0 also, and it fails for me as well: clang -c -O2 -pipe -fno-strict-aliasing -std=c99 -g -Wall -Wredundant-decls -Wnested-externs -Wstrict-prototypes -Wmissing-prototypes -Wpointer-arith

Re: XENHVM on -curent useless

2013-07-11 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 10/07/13 18:41, Sean Bruno wrote: On Wed, 2013-07-10 at 18:15 +0200, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 10/07/13 17:54, Sean Bruno wrote: Just got a rootbsd.net instance and the 9.1r XENHVM that they provided me works great. Attempted to boot -current on their systems and the XENHVM kernel

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 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: kern/180788: [xen] [panic] XEN PV kernel 9.2-BETA1 panics on boot

2013-07-26 Thread Roger Pau Monné
The following reply was made to PR kern/180788; it has been noted by GNATS. From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Roger_Pau_Monn=E9?= roger@citrix.com To: bug-follo...@freebsd.org, alexan...@brovikov.ru Cc: Subject: Re: kern/180788: [xen] [panic] XEN PV kernel 9.2-BETA1 panics on boot Date: Fri, 26 Jul

Re: CFT: replacing XENHVM kernel config with GENERIC + xenhvm.ko

2013-08-28 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 27/08/13 07:08, Colin Percival wrote: Hi all, I've attached a patch which eliminates the XENHVM kernel configuration and instead allows FreeBSD to run under Xen/HVM with PV drivers by loading a new xenhvm.ko module from the boot loader. This will mean that FreeBSD virtual machines

Re: XenServer 6.2 tools for FreeBSD 9 'Guest'?

2013-08-28 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 28/08/13 17:31, Karl Pielorz wrote: Hi, We've got XenServer now running a couple of FreeBSD 9.2-RC2 VM's (running the XENHVM kernel). Is there any up to date 'xen tools' setup guide or anything anywhere we can look at? I've seen 'xen-tools' in the ports collection - but once

Re: [CFR] Event channel Interrupts and unified Xen interrupt infrastructure.

2013-08-29 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 29/08/13 18:32, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: I've been working to get the next chunk of Spectra/Roger Pau Monné Xen work into head. The latest version of the patch I'm working on can be found here: http://people.freebsd.org/~gibbs/xen_intr.diff I will continue my testing today

Re: [CFR] Event channel Interrupts and unified Xen interrupt infrastructure.

2013-08-29 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 29/08/13 21:15, Colin Percival wrote: On 08/29/13 09:32, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: I've been working to get the next chunk of Spectra/Roger Pau Monné Xen work into head. The latest version of the patch I'm working on can be found here: http://people.freebsd.org/~gibbs/xen_intr.diff I

Re: [CFR] Event channel Interrupts and unified Xen interrupt infrastructure.

2013-08-30 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 29/08/13 21:29, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: On Aug 29, 2013, at 1:15 PM, Colin Percival cperc...@freebsd.org wrote: On 08/29/13 09:32, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: I've been working to get the next chunk of Spectra/Roger Pau Monné Xen work into head. The latest version of the patch I'm working

blkback making assumptions about the id of the requests

2013-09-02 Thread Roger Pau Monné
Hello, While playing with driver domains using FreeBSD I've found out that blkback in FreeBSD makes assumptions about the id of a request instead of actually using the id of the request on the shared ring. This seems wrong to me, since a frontend might choose whatever ids it like for the requests

Re: blkback making assumptions about the id of the requests

2013-09-03 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 02/09/13 22:03, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: On Sep 2, 2013, at 11:58 AM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Hello, While playing with driver domains using FreeBSD I've found out that blkback in FreeBSD makes assumptions about the id of a request instead of actually using the id

Re: Current problem reports assigned to freebsd-xen@FreeBSD.org

2013-09-03 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 02/09/13 13:06, FreeBSD bugmaster wrote: Note: to view an individual PR, use: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=(number). The following is a listing of current problems submitted by FreeBSD users. These represent problem reports covering all versions including experimental

Another blkback issue related to flush

2013-09-04 Thread Roger Pau Monné
Hello, I've found another issue with blkback handling of flush operations, it was incorrectly setting one of the bio parameters when using a block device as backend. The attached patch fixes it, and also includes a small fix to correctly set the operation when writing the response on the ring

Re: Another blkback issue related to flush

2013-09-04 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 04/09/13 19:49, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: On Sep 4, 2013, at 11:07 AM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Hello, I've found another issue with blkback handling of flush operations, it was incorrectly setting one of the bio parameters when using a block device as backend

Re: [CFR] Xen IPI patch

2013-09-05 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 03/09/13 05:49, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: In my continuing effort to get all of Roger's Xen enhancements into FreeBSD, I'm just about finished reviewing the next patch in his series. The current status of the patch can be found here: http://people.freebsd.org/~gibbs/xen_ipi.diff

Re: Xen 4.2 PV fails to boot -CURRENT PV domU

2013-09-09 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 09/09/13 11:19, Eggert, Lars wrote: Hi, I'm trying to run a recent-CURRENT XEN i386 kernel in a Xen 4.2 PV domU. I had to add the following options to the kernel config file in order to compile the XEN kernel: makeoptions WITHOUT_MODULES+=mlx4 mlx4ib mlxen mthca The

Re: Xen 4.2 PV fails to boot -CURRENT PV domU

2013-09-09 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 09/09/13 14:06, Eggert, Lars wrote: Hi, thanks, let me try your suggestion/patch. On Sep 9, 2013, at 13:53, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: May I ask if there's anything that prevents you from switching to the PVHVM port? I wouldn't recommend using the i386 PV port. I

Re: Xen 4.2 PV fails to boot -CURRENT PV domU

2013-09-09 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 09/09/13 15:13, Eggert, Lars wrote: Hi, On Sep 9, 2013, at 14:06, Eggert, Lars l...@netapp.com wrote: thanks, let me try your suggestion/patch. I applied the patch and tried booting. That failed (as expected) with a bad pte panic: ... Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/ada0s1a

Re: Latest current -CURRENT (rev 255904) panics with device hyperv on XenServer 6.2

2013-09-27 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 27/09/13 08:16, Shanker Balan wrote: Helo, Now that XENHVM has been merged into the GENERIC kernel, I recompiled todays -CURRENT (rev 255904) and hit the following panic. It seeems to be HyperV related. GENERIC without device hyperv works properly. The hypervisor is XenServer 6.2.

Re: Latest current -CURRENT (rev 255904) panics with device hyperv on XenServer 6.2

2013-09-27 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 27/09/13 16:59, Shanker Balan wrote: Roger, Thank you very much for looking into the issue. Can I have a SVN version of the patch? patch does not seem to like the diff (or maybe I am using it incorrectly) root@fxen1:/usr/src # patch -n ~/xen_hyperv.patch Hmm... I can't seem to

Re: FreeBSD Alpha5 amd64 - Citrix Xen 6.2 problem

2013-10-09 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 09/10/13 08:18, Shanker Balan wrote: On 08-Oct-2013, at 9:19 PM, Mark Felder f...@freebsd.org wrote: On Tue, Oct 8, 2013, at 9:45, Josias L.G wrote: Problem with Citrix Xen 6.2 and install from ISO. The solution was remove cd-rom drive from virtual machine. Not possible now with xen

Re: FreeBSD Alpha5 amd64 - Citrix Xen 6.2 problem

2013-10-09 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 09/10/13 13:49, Mark Felder wrote: On Wed, Oct 9, 2013, at 2:46, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 09/10/13 08:18, Shanker Balan wrote: On 08-Oct-2013, at 9:19 PM, Mark Felder f...@freebsd.org wrote: On Tue, Oct 8, 2013, at 9:45, Josias L.G wrote: Problem with Citrix Xen 6.2 and install from ISO

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

Re: FreeBSD Alpha5 amd64 - Citrix Xen 6.2 problem

2013-10-14 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 14/10/13 15:57, Mark Felder wrote: Patching 9-STABLE with this applies cleanly, but I'm guessing the work done with the restructuring so it fits in GENERIC is not permitting it to build. /usr/src/sys/dev/xen/blkfront/blkfront.c: In function 'blkfront_probe':

Re: Paravirt domU and PCI Passthrough

2013-11-07 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 05/11/13 09:43, Hilton Day wrote: Hi - firstly a warning. While I've been running Xen on Linux for about 6 years, I've only just started to scratch the surface of freeBSD. I just compiled a (working) paravirt kernel for freeBSD 8.3 (actually for pfSense firewall), and have succeeded in

Re: Paravirt domU and PCI Passthrough

2013-11-07 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 07/11/13 12:27, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 05/11/13 09:43, Hilton Day wrote: Hi - firstly a warning. While I've been running Xen on Linux for about 6 years, I've only just started to scratch the surface of freeBSD. I just compiled a (working) paravirt kernel for freeBSD 8.3 (actually

Re: FreeBSD PVH guest support

2013-11-09 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 07/11/13 19:10, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 28/10/13 14:35, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Hello, The Xen community is working on a new virtualization mode (or maybe I should say an extension of HVM) to be able to run PV guests inside HVM containers without requiring a device-model (Qemu). One

Re: FreeBSD PVH guest support

2013-11-22 Thread Roger Pau Monné
Hello, I've updated the branch one more time in order to cope with the recent HEAD changes regarding SMAP parsing, as usual the branch can be found at: http://xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=people/royger/freebsd.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/pvh_v5 Also, I've created a wiki page that describes how to

Re: Xen Guests / NTP best practice?

2013-11-30 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 30/11/13 11:52, Karl Pielorz wrote: --On 29 November 2013 18:43:32 +0100 Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: There have been some improvements in 10 regarding timekeeping, now FreeBSD makes use of the PV timer and PV clock when running under HVM, which should be more stable

Re: FreeBSD 10-BETA4 r258899 PVHVM Xen clock - 1970 on VM migration

2013-12-06 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 06/12/13 18:14, Adam McDougall wrote: Hello, I noticed on recent (PVHVM) builds of FreeBSD 10 that I randomly lose the proper date/time when I migrate my VM from one XenServer to another in the pool. I was intending to reproduce a much smaller time difference I've seen on 9 but this was

[HEADS UP] FreeBSD guest integrated into Xen push gate tests

2013-12-07 Thread Roger Pau Monné
Hello, Today we had the first successful run of the Xen push gate tester (OSSTest) containing a FreeBSD PVHVM guest. This means that from now onwards every commit on the Xen repository will be tested against a FreeBSD PVHVM guest (i386 and amd64), to make sure new changes in Xen doesn't break

Re: XEN vs XENHVM?

2013-12-14 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 14/12/13 03:28, Colin Percival wrote: On 12/13/13 18:23, Mason Loring Bliss wrote: I was psyched to see that GENERIC kernels in 10 have HVMXEN support by default, but then I was left a little confused. What's the different between a kernel with options XEN and one with options HVMXEN?

Re: [PATCH v9 19/19] isa: allow ISA bus to attach to xenpv device

2014-01-03 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 03/01/14 01:22, Julian Elischer wrote: On 1/2/14, 4:43 PM, Roger Pau Monne wrote: --- sys/x86/isa/isa.c |3 +++ 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-) diff --git a/sys/x86/isa/isa.c b/sys/x86/isa/isa.c index 1a57137..9287ff2 100644 --- a/sys/x86/isa/isa.c +++

Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v9 14/19] xen: introduce xenpv bus and a dummy pvcpu device

2014-01-06 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 05/01/14 22:52, Julien Grall wrote: On 01/02/2014 03:43 PM, Roger Pau Monne wrote: Since Xen PVH guests doesn't have ACPI, we need to create a dummy bus so top level Xen devices can attach to it (instead of attaching directly to the nexus) and a pvcpu device that will be used to fill

Re: Panic with FreeBSD 10 RC2 on Netbsd Xen dom0

2014-01-07 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 19/12/13 09:19, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 19/12/13 02:38, Mike C. wrote: I've reported this to xen-devel I while ago. It worked in the first FreeBSD-10 current releases but them it stoped, I believe a previous issue was re-introduced somehow! NetBSD Xen backend does not support TSO/GSO

Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v9 04/19] amd64: introduce hook for custom preload metadata parsers

2014-01-07 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 03/01/14 21:59, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote: On Thu, Jan 02, 2014 at 04:43:38PM +0100, Roger Pau Monne wrote: --- sys/amd64/amd64/machdep.c | 41 -- sys/amd64/include/sysarch.h | 12 ++ sys/x86/xen/pv.c| 82

Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v9 15/19] xen: create a Xen nexus to use in PV/PVH

2014-01-09 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 07/01/14 15:27, Julien Grall wrote: On 01/07/2014 08:29 AM, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 06/01/14 12:33, Julien Grall wrote: On 01/06/2014 09:35 AM, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 05/01/14 22:55, Julien Grall wrote: On 01/02/2014 03:43 PM, Roger Pau Monne wrote: Introduce a Xen specific nexus

Re: [PATCH v10 14/20] xen: introduce xenpv bus and a dummy pvcpu device

2014-01-14 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 14/01/14 16:41, Julien Grall wrote: On 01/14/2014 02:59 PM, Roger Pau Monne wrote: +static int +xenpv_attach(device_t dev) +{ +device_t child; + +if (xen_hvm_domain()) { +device_t xenpci; +devclass_t dc; + +/* Make sure xenpci has been

Re: [PATCH v10 14/20] xen: introduce xenpv bus and a dummy pvcpu device

2014-01-14 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 14/01/14 17:14, Julien Grall wrote: On 01/14/2014 04:08 PM, Roger Pau Monné wrote: On 14/01/14 16:41, Julien Grall wrote: On 01/14/2014 02:59 PM, Roger Pau Monne wrote: +static int +xenpv_attach(device_t dev) +{ + device_t child; + + if (xen_hvm_domain()) { + device_t

Re: Xen PV Networking issue - disable PV NIC in XENHVM FreeBSD?

2014-02-10 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 08/02/14 16:03, Karl Pielorz wrote: Hi, I've got an 'issue' (more with Xen than FreeBSD) - the upshot is, I need to disable the PV NIC (xn) from a VM running XENHVM kernel. Is this possible? - In an ideal world I'd like to keep the storage drivers etc. - I just need to use the HVM

Re: Xen PV Networking issue - disable PV NIC in XENHVM FreeBSD?

2014-02-11 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 11/02/14 17:33, Karl Pielorz wrote: --On 10 February 2014 17:29 +0100 Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: That's quite weird... Do you see any messages in the Xen console (xl dmesg)? Can you boot with a hypervisor compiled with debug=y and see if there are any strange

Re: [PATCH RFC 10/13] xen: add ACPI bus to xen_nexus when running as Dom0

2014-02-14 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 08/02/14 22:50, John Baldwin wrote: On Tuesday, December 24, 2013 12:20:59 PM Roger Pau Monne wrote: Also disable a couple of ACPI devices that are not usable under Dom0. Hmm, setting debug.acpi.disabled in this way is a bit hacky. It might be fine however if there's no way for the user

Re: FreeBSD 10-R 8 vCPU panics at boot under XenServer (on 8 'core' CPU)

2014-02-17 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 17/02/14 15:44, Karl Pielorz wrote: Hi, I've got a FreeBSD 10-R amd64 DomU guest I'm using under XenServer 6.2 (SP1) - this was working fine (i.e. had been restarted many times - while I look at things like HAST). I noticed the other day it was only set to use 4 vCPU's - so I

Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH RFC 09/13] xen: change quality of the MADT ACPI enumerator

2014-02-17 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 14/02/14 18:51, John Baldwin wrote: On Thursday, February 13, 2014 8:49:24 pm Andrew Cooper wrote: On 08/02/2014 21:42, John Baldwin wrote: On Tuesday, December 24, 2013 12:20:58 PM Roger Pau Monne wrote: Lower the quality of the MADT ACPI enumerator, so on Xen Dom0 we can force the usage

Re: FBSD 10.0-S (r261289M) under XenServer 6.2 - Stuck sshd in urdlck?

2014-03-18 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 17/03/14 19:44, Karl Pielorz wrote: --On 17 March 2014 18:17:53 +0100 Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: Anyone know what 'urdlck' is? It seems like the process is stuck while trying to acquire a rw mutex in read mode. Could you obtain a backtrace of the process with gdb

Re: Terrible performance of XenServer 6.2 and FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE guest

2014-03-31 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 29/03/14 15:17, Big Lebowski wrote: In addition to that, I've also noticed that even with xe guest utilitiest installed and started, neither halt nor shutdown -h now are working (they seem to stop the guest OS, but the vm stays up for the hypervisor and needs to be forced to

Re: Terrible performance of XenServer 6.2 and FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE guest

2014-03-31 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 29/03/14 14:30, Big Lebowski wrote: This was enabled, but I've now disabled it. However, the network I/O seems to be ok, on par with what I can achieve on Linux boxes. Its disk I/O that makes the system unusable. I've done a `tar -Jxf src.txz` on identical boxes (which I think should

Re: Panics when booting i386 paravirtualized FreeBSD

2014-04-06 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 05/04/14 11:41, Jonni Nakari wrote: Hello, I'm having problems booting the i386 paravirtualized (KERNCONF=XEN) kernel (10.0R) on Xen 4.4. My hardware is an old machine with two, dual core AMD Opteron 285s. Most times the booting the DomU panics with message panic: can't schedule timer but

Re: Panics when booting i386 paravirtualized FreeBSD

2014-04-06 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 05/04/14 15:34, Jeroen van der Ham wrote: Hi, On 5 Apr 2014, at 11:41, Jonni Nakari jo...@egarden.fi wrote: The machine is not capable of running HVM virtualized (no VT-x/AMD-V) so I would like to get paravirtualized version of FreeBSD running, but it seems to me that the state of PV

Re: Status of 64 bit DomU PVs?

2014-04-06 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 05/04/14 15:14, Cherry G. Mathew wrote: Hi Jonni, Date: Sat, 05 Apr 2014 00:39:24 +0300 From: Jonni Nakari jo...@egarden.fi To: freebsd-xen@freebsd.org Subject: Status of 64 bit DomU PVs? Message-ID: 533f268c.8040...@egarden.fi Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1;

Re: VM in Xen 4.1; poor packet forwarding performance on xn0

2014-04-22 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 18/04/14 16:57, seanr...@gmail.com wrote: Hi there freebsd-xen, I tried first on freebsd-questions@ without success, so I thought to retry here. I run OpenVPN on a FreeBSD 10.0-Rp1 VM in Xen 4.1 (HVM). I am experiencing slow network performance on xn0 that seems to have developed after

Re: kern/186375: [xen] FreeBSD 10 is very unstable on Xen 4.1(XCP 1.6)

2014-04-22 Thread Roger Pau Monné
The following reply was made to PR kern/186375; it has been noted by GNATS. From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Roger_Pau_Monn=E9?= roger@citrix.com To: bug-follo...@freebsd.org, kensaku.mas...@gmail.com Cc: Subject: Re: kern/186375: [xen] FreeBSD 10 is very unstable on Xen 4.1(XCP 1.6) Date: Tue, 22 Apr

Re: bin/188990: [xen] dhclient(8) does not accept DHCP Offer on FreeBSD 10 as Xen DomU Guest

2014-04-26 Thread Roger Pau Monné
The following reply was made to PR bin/188990; it has been noted by GNATS. From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Roger_Pau_Monn=E9?= roger@citrix.com To: bug-follo...@freebsd.org, thomasze...@gmail.com Cc: Subject: Re: bin/188990: [xen] dhclient(8) does not accept DHCP Offer on FreeBSD 10 as Xen DomU Guest

Re: bin/188990: [xen] dhclient(8) does not accept DHCP Offer on FreeBSD 10 as Xen DomU Guest

2014-04-26 Thread Roger Pau Monné
The following reply was made to PR bin/188990; it has been noted by GNATS. From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Roger_Pau_Monn=E9?= roger@citrix.com To: bug-follo...@freebsd.org, thomasze...@gmail.com Cc: Subject: Re: bin/188990: [xen] dhclient(8) does not accept DHCP Offer on FreeBSD 10 as Xen DomU Guest

Re: VM in Xen 4.1; poor packet forwarding performance on xn0

2014-04-26 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 26/04/14 13:57, seanr...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Roger, Thanks for the patch -- sadly, it didn't work. No change. Hello, I did have to modify a bit for releng/10.0; for some reason patch refused to apply it cleanly. It looked fairly straightforward but I attached inline the patch I

Re: kern/186375: [xen] FreeBSD 10 is very unstable on Xen 4.1(XCP 1.6)

2014-04-28 Thread Roger Pau Monné
The following reply was made to PR kern/186375; it has been noted by GNATS. From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Roger_Pau_Monn=E9?= roger@citrix.com To: Kensaku MASUDA kensaku.mas...@gmail.com Cc: bug-follo...@freebsd.org Subject: Re: kern/186375: [xen] FreeBSD 10 is very unstable on Xen 4.1(XCP 1.6) Date:

Re: re. pr188261 - any way I can investigate further?

2014-06-20 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 18/06/14 15:11, Karl Pielorz wrote: Hi, I submitted a PR a while ago (pr188261) - or now, Bugzilla https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=188261 I've updated this recently - as I found doing 'ifconfig xn0 -txcsum' on a client will fix the issue, for just that client - but

Re: FreeBSD and memory balloon drivers

2014-06-20 Thread Roger Pau Monné
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 20/06/14 15:28, Konstantin Belousov wrote: On Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 11:35:53AM +0200, Roger Pau Monn? wrote: Hello, I've been looking into the Xen balloon driver, because I've experienced problems when ballooning memory down which AFAICT are

Re: FreeBSD and memory balloon drivers

2014-06-20 Thread Roger Pau Monné
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 20/06/14 17:26, Konstantin Belousov wrote: On Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 05:15:43PM +0200, Roger Pau Monn? wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 20/06/14 15:28, Konstantin Belousov wrote: On Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 11:35:53AM +0200,

Re: Directly reserve an interrupt IDT entry for Hyper-V

2014-08-20 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 20/08/14 11:19, Wei Hu wrote: Hello, Sending to Xen, drivers and virtualization mailing lists since this might be of interest to the folks on these aliases. I am working for Microsoft to improve the performance of FreeBSD running on Hyper-V. Right now I am adding a feature in the

Re: Directly reserve an interrupt IDT entry for Hyper-V

2014-08-20 Thread Roger Pau Monné
On 20/08/14 17:31, John Baldwin wrote: On Wednesday, August 20, 2014 9:31:54 am Roger Pau Monné wrote: Hello, I don't think using the same IDT vector is the right approach, I would just pick a different IDT vector and use that for Hyper-V. Using the same IDT vector (like your suggestion

Re: Poor disk IO on Xenserver 6.2

2014-08-29 Thread Roger Pau Monné
El 29/08/14 a les 11.16, Marko Lerota ha escrit: I have installed FreeBSD 10 release, stable and current on Xenserver 6.2 with latest patches. All of them have poor disk write speed. Performance from 12MBps - 25MBps. I tried it on other servers but the performance is the same. Latest Debian

Re: Poor disk IO on Xenserver 6.2

2014-09-02 Thread Roger Pau Monné
El 30/08/14 a les 2.13, Marko Lerota ha escrit: Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com writes: El 29/08/14 a les 11.16, Marko Lerota ha escrit: I have installed FreeBSD 10 release, stable and current on Xenserver 6.2 with latest patches. All of them have poor disk write speed. Performance

Re: disk loss

2014-10-09 Thread Roger Pau Monné
El 09/10/14 a les 16.08, Jay West ha escrit: We're running lots of FreeBSD10 VM's under Xenserver 6.2, and using FreeNas 9.X for iscsi storage. Note, none of the VM's see iSCSI - just the hypervisors see it to create their storage repositories. We've noticed an ongoing issue with

Re: disk loss

2014-10-20 Thread Roger Pau Monné
El 09/10/14 a les 20.48, Jay West ha escrit: Roger wrote -- When this happens, can you log into the affected VM (with the disk supposedly attached) and paste the output of `xenstore-ls -fp /local/domain/domid` (replace domid with the ID of the domain) here. Will do that later

Re: Attempting to Get Xen FreeBSD Dom0 working

2014-12-03 Thread Roger Pau Monné
Hello, El 02/12/14 a les 22.26, David P. Discher ha escrit: On Dec 2, 2014, at 9:54 AM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: SNIP Below is the boot. One thing I’m not getting, is serial output from the Xen kernel. The IPMI SOL is on 0x3e8 (com3), and using com3 doesn’t seem to get

Re: Attempting to Get Xen FreeBSD Dom0 working

2014-12-03 Thread Roger Pau Monné
Hello, El 03/12/14 a les 18.18, David P. Discher ha escrit: On Dec 3, 2014, at 5:47 AM, Roger Pau Monné roger@citrix.com wrote: The good news is that I think I have a patch that solves this, but I'm afraid we will also have to debug the ACPI error shown above in order to get your

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