Re: Performance issues as KVM guest?

2018-01-12 Thread Stefan Fritsch
Hi, I don't see this issue on my Debian system, but please try two things: * disable kvm_intel.preemption_timer on the host (see /sys/module/kvm_intel/parameters/preemption_timer ) This seems to be buggy in linux 4.10 and newer * enable hpet in the vm config: Make sure there is no in your

Re: em0: Hardware Initialization Failed

2017-12-01 Thread Stefan Fritsch
e time but not always. So you will have to try it several times (10 ... 20) to be sure that it's reliable. I have only tested the patch with older openbsd releases, but I expect it works on current, too. Cheers, Stefan commit aa7c279debd5c66e1d2a0b3c18ceb20ef32ce7b7 Author: Stefan Fritsch <s...@s

Re: KVM / Proxmox Hosted OpenBSD Boxes Multiqueue Virtio Query

2017-11-30 Thread Stefan Fritsch
On Friday, 1 December 2017 02:27:53 CET Tom Smyth wrote: > Hello All > I havent seen much by way of advice about multiqueue virtio > support on OpenBSD and I was wondering do other users use it ? > does anyone have experience with setting the number of virtio > queues in Proxmox for an OpenBSD

Re: Banana-Pi R2

2017-09-08 Thread Stefan Fritsch
On Wednesday, 6 September 2017 19:18:49 CEST Rui Ribeiro wrote: > I once booted netbsd in my Banana Pi/Lamobo R1, which is a similar machine > from "the same manufacturer"; the bigger problem is that outside Linux, > there is no support for the Broadcom switching chipset. The R2 is a completely

Re: fd0 at fdc0 drive 0: density unknown

2017-09-08 Thread Stefan Fritsch
On Thursday, 7 September 2017 19:15:31 CEST Arfnokill wrote: > Using snapshots on amd64. Since two days ago the kernel prints this fd0 at > fdc0 drive 0: density unknown very late during boot. > > It starts reordering libraries, and BAM... fd0 at fdc0 drive 0: density > unknown in blue

Re: Panic booting snapshot image on QEMU virtual machine

2017-08-14 Thread Stefan Fritsch
On Tue, 15 Aug 2017, Stefan Fritsch wrote: > On Mon, 14 Aug 2017, msheremet wrote: > > I get kernel panic trying to boot snapshot image install61.iso on the > > amd64 QEMU virtual machine. the problem started to happen with late > > July snapshots. And it still happens with

Re: Panic booting snapshot image on QEMU virtual machine

2017-08-14 Thread Stefan Fritsch
On Mon, 14 Aug 2017, msheremet wrote: > I get kernel panic trying to boot snapshot image install61.iso on the > amd64 QEMU virtual machine. the problem started to happen with late > July snapshots. And it still happens with the latest snapshot I can > obtain (Aug 11). Here is the output of the

Re: OpenBSD 6.1 installation, on dedicated server, using qemu not working.

2017-07-28 Thread Stefan Fritsch
On Tuesday, 25 July 2017 21:30:08 CEST Mxher wrote: > I'm renting a dedicated server from a web host that unfortunately does > not propose OpenBSD installation. > > So I'm installing OpenBSD using qemu from my host rescue mode (which use > FreeBSD). > > > Usually it works like a charm but this

Re: vio(4) stops working with debian 9.0 qemu-2.8+dfsg-6

2017-07-10 Thread Stefan Fritsch
On Saturday, 8 July 2017 14:58:59 CEST Stefan Fritsch wrote: > A difference between i386 and amd64 is that on amd64, openbsd uses MSI-X for > virtio. Maybe legacy interrupts are broken with vhost-net. This needs some > more debugging. But its either a bug in qemu or in the lin

Re: vio(4) stops working with debian 9.0 qemu-2.8+dfsg-6

2017-07-08 Thread Stefan Fritsch
Hi Karsten, On Wednesday, 5 July 2017 12:51:26 CEST Karsten Horsmann wrote: > found an very strange problem, which seems more to be an > qemu/kvm issue. Maybe one of you knows what happens and > give me an hint to solved this (with vio). > > I use an debian 9.0 kvm/qemu setup with

Re: how to debug OpenBSD virtio-scsi killing qemu-kvm VM?

2017-03-16 Thread Stefan Fritsch
On Tuesday, 14 March 2017 20:16:17 CET Jiri B wrote: > Recent dmesg, and VM exits because of virtio-scsi issue when it is > installing 'bsd.mp'. I think I have fixed all the bugs, at least I could not get any corruption any more. The changes are in -current, in r1.5 of sys/dev/pv/vioscsi.c .

Re: how to debug OpenBSD virtio-scsi killing qemu-kvm VM?

2017-03-14 Thread Stefan Fritsch
Hi, On Mon, 13 Mar 2017, Jiri B wrote: > > it seems virtio-scsi is not working correctly in OpenBSD, I gave it > a try today and OpenBSD VM was killed with: > > 2017-03-13T15:29:00.814657Z qemu-kvm: wrong size for virtio-scsi headers > > on EL7 with qemu-kvm-rhev-2.6.0-28.el7_3.6.x86_64. >

Re: usb disk dirty after every reboot

2016-09-20 Thread Stefan Fritsch
On Tue, 20 Sep 2016, Darren Tucker wrote: > On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 1:43 AM, Jan Stary wrote: > > > > This is current/i386 on an ALIX.1E (demsg below). > > I have an USB disk connected for /backup. > > > > Upon every reboot, the filesystem on that disk is dirty: > > WARNING: R/W

Re: Passwd cipher for YP

2015-11-19 Thread Stefan Fritsch
I am rather late to this thread... On Thursday 15 October 2015 15:46:47, Raimo Niskanen wrote: > > > Are there more password ciphers planned for the future e.g > > > sha256 and sha512?> > > > > > > No, we will not be adding those. > > > > > > > > Those simple hashes do not provide the

Re: Intel AMT serial-over-LAN with OpenBSD

2015-09-13 Thread Stefan Fritsch
On Tuesday 08 September 2015 07:24:56, Joe Gidi wrote: > > It is worth pointing out that amtterm is only useable with AMT > > versions <= 8 > > as AMT version 9 removed the SOAP interface that amtterm uses. If > > anyone knows of anything that can talk the ws-man protocol > > variant AMT version

Re: Possible fix for i217 problem

2015-08-05 Thread Stefan Fritsch
Thanks to everyone for the testing. The patch is now committed.

Possible fix for i217 problem

2015-08-04 Thread Stefan Fritsch
Hi, someone mentioned to me the i217-LM problems that were reported on misc end of May. It is possible that the patch below helps. For us, it fixed a problem on a laptop with i217-LM (pci id 8086:153a) where the receiving of packets would stop until the battery of the laptop was removed (or