Re: Xen PV drivers for FreeBSD

2010-11-24 Thread Sean Bruno
On Wed, 2010-11-24 at 09:03 -0800, Yuriy Kohut wrote: Hi, It is for amd64 only, correct ? Do you know is it stable enough ? --- Yura The version in -CURRENT and FreeBSD 8 that Justin is talking about is very stable. I will be updating FreeBSD 7 and 6 today. You will need to update

Re: Xen PV drivers for FreeBSD

2010-11-30 Thread Sean Bruno
Yeah, I'm not seeing this patch in -stable 8 yet. sean On Tue, 2010-11-30 at 07:35 -0800, Yuriy Kohut wrote: switching to todays updates on RELENG_8 the following is got: - xctrl: xctrl0 already exists; skipping it xctrl0: Xen Control Device on xenstore0

domU config for NetBSD Dom0

2010-12-13 Thread Sean Bruno
Does anyone have a working HVM config for a FreeBSD DomU under the NetBSD Dom0? Sean ___ freebsd-xen@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-xen To unsubscribe, send any mail to freebsd-xen-unsubscr...@freebsd.org

Panic XENHVM

2011-05-21 Thread Sean Bruno
Installed a freebsd-current non-xen kernel from a few months ago and used it to compile and installworld/kern from the largeSMP branch. In addition, the Dom0 is NetBSD and the Hypervisor is xen 4.1 There is a significant possibility that I don't know what I'm doing and was looking for your

Some success, some questions

2011-05-24 Thread Sean Bruno
, # and make the mouse much easier to use. # usb=1 usbdevice='tablet' #usbdevice='mouse' serial='pty' on_reboot='restart' # From: Sean Bruno sbr...@xen2.freebsd.org To: sbr...@freebsd.org sbr...@freebsd.org Subject

FreeBSD 8, PV, i386 panic with vcpus 1

2011-07-26 Thread Sean Bruno
I assume then, that the i386 PV instance cannot do more than 1 CPU at this time? sean Started domain ref8-xen32 (id=120) WARNING: loader(8) metadata is missing! GDB: no debug ports present KDB: debugger backends: ddb KDB: current backend: ddb Copyright (c) 1992-2011 The FreeBSD Project.

FreeBSD Xen PV i386 -- 855MB Max?

2011-07-26 Thread Sean Bruno
I note that if I scale the i386 PV Xen kernel past 855MB, I get an insta panic at boot. I assume that there's a hard limit on the amount of RAMS we can use here? Using config file ./ref8-xen32. Started domain ref8-xen32 (id=133) WARNING: loader(8) metadata is missing! GDB: no debug ports present

Re: FreeBSD Xen PV i386 -- 855MB Max?

2011-07-26 Thread Sean Bruno
On Tue, 2011-07-26 at 12:01 -0700, K. Macy wrote: It's an artifact of the initialization code and how the xen domain builder configures the initial mapped memory. I've come against this and fixed this issue in the past but I guess either the domain builder has changed or the initial code has

Re: FreeBSD PV i386 panics

2011-07-26 Thread Sean Bruno
On Tue, 2011-07-26 at 11:58 -0700, Colin Percival wrote: On 07/26/11 11:35, Sean Bruno wrote: I assume then, that the i386 PV instance cannot do more than 1 CPU at this time? Correct. SMP support was clearly started but never completed. I note that if I scale the i386 PV Xen kernel

FreeBSD 8, PV i386 VNC fails?

2011-07-26 Thread Sean Bruno
Probably not doing it right. When I switched from pure HVM to PV on the i386 VMs in the cluster, VNC stopped working all together. Did I do it wrong? I've tried the following: vnc = 1 vncdisplay = 1 vncunused = 1 vncpasswd='' and vfb = [ type = vnc, vncdisplay = 1, vncunused = 1,

Re: FreeBSD 8, PV i386 VNC fails?

2011-07-26 Thread Sean Bruno
On Tue, 2011-07-26 at 15:18 -0700, Luke S. Crawford wrote: On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 03:04:48PM -0700, Colin Percival wrote: On 07/26/11 14:48, Sean Bruno wrote: Probably not doing it right. When I switched from pure HVM to PV on the i386 VMs in the cluster, VNC stopped working all

FreeBSD 8, PV i386 Console

2011-07-26 Thread Sean Bruno
I can't quite tell what's happening (perhaps its ntpd and Xen something here), but this appears on the VM console about every 10 seconds. [XEN] hypervisor wallclock nudged; nudging TOD. [XEN] hypervisor wallclock nudged; nudging TOD. if the system is completely idle, I see: 26 Jul 15:56:02

Ok, so why is Sean whining so much today

2011-07-26 Thread Sean Bruno
I'm almost done building a test reference system in the Yahoo portion of the FreeBSD cluster. Nothing special, but I'm trying to get you folks some testing resources that are capable of being used for testing and development of Xen. The emails I'm sending are just the bits of things that I'm

FreeBSD 8, i386 PV panic at idle

2011-07-27 Thread Sean Bruno
Simple left my xen domu running over night. The console looks like this: rtc0: [XEN] xen_rtc_settime [XEN] hypervisor wallclock nudged; nudging TOD. [XEN] hypervisor wallclock nudged; nudging TOD. [XEN] hypervisor wallclock nudged; nudging TOD. [XEN] hypervisor wallclock nudged; nudging TOD.

Re: I am trying to install freebsd on Centos 5.6

2011-07-28 Thread Sean Bruno
On Thu, 2011-07-28 at 08:49 -0700, Rafael Mas wrote: Dear Reader, I am new to this list, and also to the installation of Freebsd on a Virtualez Xen box running on Centos 5.6. I am trying to find the proper documentation or tutorial to get this done, and I would like you to guide me

RE: I am trying to install freebsd on Centos 5.6

2011-07-28 Thread Sean Bruno
reinstalling/repairing the Linux Kernel ? I've attached a picture on this email with the specs of the error, any input will be super appreciated. Best Regards, -Original Message- From: Sean Bruno [mailto:sean...@yahoo-inc.com] Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2011 2:07 PM To: Rafael Mas

HVM boot fail, BETA-1 and current

2011-07-29 Thread Sean Bruno
Tried to boot up an BETA-1 XENHVM kernel today, apparently CAMATA doesn't work in this environment. Let me know if you want access to this VM as its in the cluster and I can trivially get you on the machine. /boot.config: -Dh Consoles: internal video/keyboard serial port BIOS drive C: is

Re: amd64 HVM(+PV) domUs: losing 10+ minutes a day

2011-08-22 Thread Sean Bruno
On Mon, 2011-08-22 at 10:37 -0700, Hugo Silva wrote: On 08/22/11 16:43, DeuZa wrote: 2011/8/22 Hugo Silva h...@barafranca.com Hello, Hello Hugo, I was in the same cas (I think) I use a workaround on my VPS : machdep.independent_wallclock: 1 And the ntpd is fine now, I

Re: amd64 HVM(+PV) domUs: losing 10+ minutes a day

2011-08-24 Thread Sean Bruno
On Wed, 2011-08-24 at 02:24 -0700, DeuZa wrote: I tried setting machdep_disable_rtc_set to 1, but it made no difference. Hello, Same thing here wth machdep_disable_rtc_set 1, always : Aug 24 10:00:06 mouette kernel: rtc0: [XEN] xen_rtc_settime DeuZa: Are you running i386 PV or

Re: [CFT/CFR] Improved Xen Suspend/Resume Support

2011-09-01 Thread Sean Bruno
On Thu, 2011-09-01 at 09:55 -0700, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: This work was sponsored by BQ Internet Corporation and they have successfully migrated 100+ FreeBSD VMs with these changes (slightly modified for use in 8.x). I'd like to have feedback from other developers and FreeBSD Xen users before

Re: [CFT/CFR] Improved Xen Suspend/Resume Support

2011-09-01 Thread Sean Bruno
On Thu, 2011-09-01 at 10:55 -0700, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: On Sep 1, 2011, at 11:40 AM, Sean Bruno sean...@yahoo-inc.com wrote: On Thu, 2011-09-01 at 09:55 -0700, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: This work was sponsored by BQ Internet Corporation and they have successfully migrated 100+ FreeBSD VMs

Re: [CFT/CFR] Improved Xen Suspend/Resume Support

2011-09-01 Thread Sean Bruno
On Thu, 2011-09-01 at 09:55 -0700, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: This work was sponsored by BQ Internet Corporation and they have successfully migrated 100+ FreeBSD VMs with these changes (slightly modified for use in 8.x). I'd like to have feedback from other developers and FreeBSD Xen users before

Re: [CFT/CFR] Improved Xen Suspend/Resume Support

2011-09-01 Thread Sean Bruno
On Thu, 2011-09-01 at 11:32 -0700, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: On Sep 1, 2011, at 12:05 PM, Sean Bruno sean...@yahoo-inc.com wrote: On Thu, 2011-09-01 at 09:55 -0700, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: This work was sponsored by BQ Internet Corporation and they have successfully migrated 100+ FreeBSD VMs

Re: [CFT][PATCH] Netfront fixes for FreeBSD-head

2011-09-13 Thread Sean Bruno
On Mon, 2011-09-12 at 16:36 -0700, Justin T. Gibbs wrote: Folks, I'm planning to ask RE for permission to merge the following netfront fixes (listed below) into 9.0/head. Before I do so, I'd appreciate some community testing on the proposed patch set (attached). The main areas of

Re: PV i386 patch

2011-12-16 Thread Sean Bruno
I'll test this out on the VMs in the fbsd cluster later. Sean On Fri, 2011-12-16 at 11:32 -0800, Alan Cox wrote: Is anyone here actively working on fixing problems with SMP support under PV i386? While doing some other maintenance on the vm_page_alloc() callers in the source tree, I

Re: PV i386 patch

2011-12-17 Thread Sean Bruno
On Fri, 2011-12-16 at 11:32 -0800, Alan Cox wrote: Is anyone here actively working on fixing problems with SMP support under PV i386? While doing some other maintenance on the vm_page_alloc() callers in the source tree, I happened to take a look at cpu_initialize_context() in mp_machdep.c.

Re: PV i386 patch

2011-12-19 Thread Sean Bruno
On Sat, 2011-12-17 at 18:01 -0800, Colin Percival wrote: On 12/17/11 16:56, Sean Bruno wrote: This seems happy on our ref9 VMs. I don't suppose this means I can go above 768M of Ram now? Can't hurt to try... whatever the problem is with our code and large amounts of RAM, the fact

Re: PV i386 patch

2011-12-20 Thread Sean Bruno
The code that panics shouldn't even exist in the Xen pmap. Try the attached patch. Alan Indeed how on earth did we ever use this stuff? :-) Tested to 2G on ref9-xen32.f.o should I go any higher? Sean [root@xen1 sbruno]# xm create -c ref9-xen32 Using config file

Re: PV i386 patch

2011-12-20 Thread Sean Bruno
On Tue, 2011-12-20 at 10:49 -0800, Alan Cox wrote: On 12/20/2011 07:28, Sean Bruno wrote: The code that panics shouldn't even exist in the Xen pmap. Try the attached patch. Alan Indeed how on earth did we ever use this stuff? :-) Tested to 2G on ref9-xen32.f.o should I

Re: PV i386 patch

2011-12-23 Thread Sean Bruno
On Wed, 2011-12-21 at 12:47 -0800, Alan Cox wrote: Can you please try the attached patch? I'm trying to reduce the number of differences between the native and Xen pmap implementations. Alan I will test this today, this should apply against 9 and -current ? Sean

Re: PV i386 patch

2011-12-23 Thread Sean Bruno
On Wed, 2011-12-21 at 12:47 -0800, Alan Cox wrote: Can you please try the attached patch? I'm trying to reduce the number of differences between the native and Xen pmap implementations. Alan Without really looking at the output, I note that this didn't apply cleanly against -head ...

Re: PV i386 patch

2011-12-27 Thread Sean Bruno
On Tue, 2011-12-27 at 09:40 -0800, Alan Cox wrote: On 12/23/2011 16:25, Sean Bruno wrote: On Wed, 2011-12-21 at 12:47 -0800, Alan Cox wrote: Can you please try the attached patch? I'm trying to reduce the number of differences between the native and Xen pmap implementations. Alan

Re: PV i386 patch

2011-12-28 Thread Sean Bruno
On Tue, 2011-12-27 at 22:14 -0800, Adrian Chadd wrote: 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

Re: PV i386 patch

2011-12-29 Thread Sean Bruno
On Thu, 2011-12-29 at 12:22 -0800, Alan Cox wrote: Please try this patch. It eliminates a race condition that might actually account for some of the crashes in FreeBSD = 9 on Xen. Alan ref10-xen32.freebsd.org has this applied now. Looks ok to me? Sean

Re: PV i386 patch

2011-12-30 Thread Sean Bruno
On Thu, 2011-12-29 at 14:52 -0800, Alan Cox wrote: On 12/29/2011 16:28, Sean Bruno wrote: On Thu, 2011-12-29 at 12:22 -0800, Alan Cox wrote: Please try this patch. It eliminates a race condition that might actually account for some of the crashes in FreeBSD= 9 on Xen. Alan ref10

Re: 8.2 releng

2012-01-03 Thread Sean Bruno
Can you send in your xen domu config? Sean On Tue, 2012-01-03 at 01:56 -0800, Richard Kojedzinszky wrote: Dear users, I forget to mention, If i remove pf and pflog from the config, then the built kernel boots well under xen. Regards, Kojedzinszky Richard Euronet Magyarorszag

Re: 8.2 releng

2012-01-03 Thread Sean Bruno
No, not the kernel config. See attached example. Sean On Tue, 2012-01-03 at 08:16 -0800, Richard Kojedzinszky wrote: Dear Sean, Attached. Thanks in advance, Kojedzinszky Richard Euronet Magyarorszag Informatikai Zrt. On Tue, 3 Jan 2012, Sean Bruno wrote: Date: Tue, 03 Jan

Re: 8.2 releng

2012-01-03 Thread Sean Bruno
On Tue, 2012-01-03 at 11:55 -0800, Richard Kojedzinszky wrote: bootloader = /usr/lib/xen-4.0/bin/pygrub Ok, let me see if I can get a Xen 4 Dom0 working in the cluster today. I don't think that I've seen any issues with a Xen 3.4.3 Dom0. Sean ___

Re: i386/XENHVM now works

2012-01-16 Thread Sean Bruno
On Sun, 2012-01-15 at 18:42 -0800, Colin Percival wrote: Hi all, i386/XENHVM now works on HEAD. I'll MFC to stable/9 in a week or two. +1 beer Sean ___ freebsd-xen@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-xen

Re: 8.2 releng

2012-01-16 Thread Sean Bruno
On Mon, 2012-01-16 at 02:58 -0800, Richard Kojedzinszky wrote: Dear Sean, I've investigated the problem, and found the following: When starting with # xm create -c /dev/null kernel=/home/krichy/kernel extra=kern.hz=100 memory=464 The kernel boots up, but when adding only one more MB

Re: XENHVM on 9-stable

2012-05-15 Thread Sean Bruno
On Mon, 2012-05-07 at 03:50 -0700, Ivan Voras wrote: Hi, Is XENHVM usable on 9-STABLE amd64? I seem to recall some problems early in 9-current. ___ freebsd-xen@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-xen To

Re: FreeBSD Xen Dom0 Support

2012-05-30 Thread Sean Bruno
On Wed, 2012-05-30 at 07:56 -0700, Carsten Heesch wrote: However, if you intend to run 64bit, you are restricted to HVM (use the XENHVM kernel to get better performance from the optimised device drivers for HVM). If you are planning on running 32bit, you can use PV. I think that is still

Re: building kernel modules with XENHVM kernel

2012-06-04 Thread Sean Bruno
On Sun, 2012-06-03 at 10:17 -0700, Colin Percival wrote: Hi all, Ever since the XENHVM kernel config file was added, it has included makeoptionsMODULES_OVERRIDE= I don't see any reason for doing this, and I'd like to remove it; I took it out of the config file I use for EC2 instances

Re: kern/166174: [xen] Problems ROOT MOUNT ERROR lt;freebsd 8.3gt;

2012-06-04 Thread Sean Bruno
The following reply was made to PR kern/166174; it has been noted by GNATS. From: Sean Bruno sean...@yahoo-inc.com To: bug-follo...@freebsd.org, ilsuj...@gmail.com Cc: Subject: Re: kern/166174: [xen] Problems ROOT MOUNT ERROR lt;freebsd 8.3gt; Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2012 15:14:51 -0700 I've got

Re: Compiling error for amd64 on FreeBSD9.0 with XENHVM when include xen console driver.

2012-08-01 Thread Sean Bruno
On Tue, 2012-07-31 at 22:32 -0700, Wei Xu wrote: Hi All, I'm trying to compile new kernel with Xen Console driver on AMD 64 platform, it's not included by default, I got compile error like this , I checked the code and i386 has the pc_ipi_to_irq but amd64 doesn't, look like it hasn't been

Re: Compiling error for amd64 on FreeBSD9.0 with XENHVM when include xen console driver.

2012-08-02 Thread Sean Bruno
driver? Regards, Wei On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 2:02 AM, Sean Bruno sean...@yahoo-inc.com wrote: On Tue, 2012-07-31 at 22:32 -0700, Wei Xu wrote: Hi All, I'm trying to compile new kernel with Xen Console driver on AMD 64 platform, it's

Re: Compiling error for amd64 on FreeBSD9.0 with XENHVM when include xen console driver.

2012-08-03 Thread Sean Bruno
On Thu, 2012-08-02 at 19:21 -0700, Wei Xu wrote: My Dom0 is Oracle Linux(64bit too), Xen version is 4.0.2, I installed FreeBSD with the official iso image, that's FreeBSD-9.0-RELEASE-i386-dvd1.iso, I'm not sure if it was started as HVM by default, how can i check it? If the VM started

RE: stock Xen kernels on 9.0 release

2012-08-06 Thread Sean Bruno
On Sat, 2012-08-04 at 20:22 -0700, Jay West wrote: The stock XEN kernel (x86) was broken on 9.0 release, and appears to still be broken on 9.1 Beta. Is there some way that you can post screen shots of this brokeness for us? Either the console output into a pastebin or screen shots of the

Re: On porting xen to Freebsd7

2012-08-08 Thread Sean Bruno
On Wed, 2012-08-08 at 13:53 -0700, arvind viswanathan wrote: Hi, The OS that I work on is a flavor of FreeBSD7 and I am working on making it work as a paravirtualized dom U. I was under the impression that I may have to port a network driver and scsi driver to my current FreeBSD version and

Re: Q on types of xen virtualization

2012-08-09 Thread Sean Bruno
On Thu, 2012-08-09 at 16:30 -0700, arvind viswanathan wrote: Hi, I use a version of Freebsd 7 for my work and I was able to brint it up in Open xen 4.2 However the, OS version I use does not have any xen related files in it (no xen device folder, no xen folder in sys.., no change to the

Re: Q on types of xen virtualization

2012-08-09 Thread Sean Bruno
On Thu, 2012-08-09 at 17:28 -0700, arvind viswanathan wrote: Thanks Sean. the freebsd that I use does not have xen related change set. So is it a Xen HVM or is it simply HVM. Also in case of 64 bit, its mentioned that if xen drivers are supported performance improves ? Any numbers on the

Re: xen development in Freebsd 7

2012-08-22 Thread Sean Bruno
On Tue, 2012-08-21 at 11:06 -0700, arvind viswanathan wrote: Hi, Is the xen addition to FreeBSD 7, http://svnweb.freebsd.org/base/projects/stable_7_xen/?view=log a backport of xen relateed changes from 8_2 ? Thanks Arvind I tried to mirror -head on these changes. They are the same

Re: xenbusb_nop_confighook_cb timeout and cd issue

2012-12-03 Thread Sean Bruno
On Mon, 2012-12-03 at 19:04 +0100, Egoitz Aurrekoetxea Aurre wrote: Good morning, After doing some checks and debugs about this problem, I can conclude that : under Xen 4.1.3 on Debian Wheezy it works properly although in XCP1.6 if you remove the cd drive from the vm works too. I'm going

Re: Call for testers: vfork(2) repair for Xen

2012-12-04 Thread Sean Bruno
On Tue, 2012-12-04 at 23:02 +0200, Konstantin Belousov wrote: Hi, there is plain erronous special case for Xen in the handling of vfork(2) syscall, which converts it into the fork(2), but only on Xen. I think this was a bug to commit the change in the course of importing Xen support at all.

Re: XENHVM ada - ad ?

2012-12-21 Thread Sean Bruno
On Fri, 2012-12-21 at 01:31 +0200, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote: Hi, I have the feeling I'm missing something very basic here: I have a 9-STABLE-amd64 (as of a few minutes ago, but I see the same thing with older versions) running as guest on Xen HVM (APIC, ACPI on). I can boot the GENERIC

Re: SR-IOV drivers for FreeBSD VM

2013-02-15 Thread Sean Bruno
On Fri, 2013-02-15 at 13:57 -0800, arvind viswanathan wrote: Hi, I have a FB7 instance running as a guest. I would like to add SR-IOV capability to my VM and I was searching for the VF drivers. I hit this link http://www.intel.com/support/network/adapter/pro100/sb/CS-031492.htm#4 where they

Re: PV crash

2013-06-27 Thread Sean Bruno
On Wed, 2013-06-26 at 13:40 +, Eggert, Lars wrote: real memory = 67108864 (64 MB) avail memory = 58556416 (55 MB) That looks a bit small for a x86 instance of FreeBSD 10 IMO. Try bumping that to 512MB just to be sure. Sean signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message

XENHVM on -curent useless

2013-07-10 Thread Sean Bruno
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 panic'd when it could find any hardware timers. This is a pretty serious regression that I'll bisect this weekend if nobody is looking at it.

Re: KERNCONF=XENHVM FAILED to build

2013-07-10 Thread Sean Bruno
On Sat, 2013-06-15 at 11:45 +0800, J wrote: I can't get the errors now as I can't build world now. I have built the world without gcc before the xen build, does it matter? On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 12:28 AM, J je...@glx.me wrote: Yeah. It does matter. The error you posted is the

Re: XENHVM on -curent useless

2013-07-10 Thread Sean Bruno
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 panic'd when it could find any

Re: XENHVM on -curent useless [VERY USEFUL TODAY]

2013-07-11 Thread Sean Bruno
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 panic'd when it could find any

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

2013-08-27 Thread Sean Bruno
On Mon, 2013-08-26 at 22:08 -0700, 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

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

2013-08-29 Thread Sean Bruno
On Thu, 2013-08-29 at 10:32 -0600, 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