Re: [XenPPC] Re: shutdown/destroy domU problem

2006-12-12 Thread Maria Butrico
I just remembered a fact perhaps relevant to this. At some point in the past I applied a patch to the linux tree we ('we' is the community that is reporting this problem) use on xen which was forwarded to me by Jimi. The patch subject is: [RFC/PATCH] Maple: Use RTAS power off methods if

[XenPPC] xend and routes

2006-12-06 Thread Maria Butrico
We have several JS21, all with two ethernet interfaces, both interfaces in use.For example this is what things look like when we boot one such blade with the latest xen and linux for xen and before starting xend. cso89:~ # ifconfig ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr

Re: [XenPPC] Crash with ssh

2006-11-27 Thread Maria Butrico
Jimi, where did you get the idea that this linux was SMP. I recall that we build Linux for SMP even though we run it UP if we boot it on a xen partition.Maybe you see something I missed. Jimi Xenidis wrote: Thanks for clarifying this Dilma, there is no Xen present if the Linux is SMP :)

Re: [XenPPC] Crash on js12

2006-11-27 Thread Maria Butrico
This problem is solved on the latest version of Xen. I would encourage Tony, who is running tests, to test all forms of xen, debug and not (I am assuming that he uses an automated procedure, so is just a matter of setting it up to go twice). Maria Butrico wrote: I seem to be the only person

Re: [XenPPC] [xenppc-unstable] [TOOLS][POWERPC] use python quad encoding for 2 cell devtree values

2006-10-18 Thread Maria Butrico
This patch is not yet in our tree. I am getting a little tired of doing this. Maria Butricointernet or sametime: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Notes: Maria Butrico/Watson/IBM Jimi Xenidis

Re: [XenPPC] Re: Automated reliability report for SMP patch on JS2x

2006-10-09 Thread Maria Butrico
. In Yorktown we have booted successfully only on JS20 model 21X. Maria Butrico wrote: Jimi, the problem with this approach is that as changes are made to the Xen code, you have no idea if they make the smp situation better or worse. If you introduce a bug only visible with SMP or more likely

Re: [XenPPC] Cannot boot from local disk

2006-10-06 Thread Maria Butrico
Kawachiya-san, seems that your problem today is different from yesterday. You have however not answered any of my questions. So here is goes again. Kawachiya-san, can you tell us exactly what kind of js20 is this. I just learned that there are two, the 21X (of which we have some in

[XenPPC] Re: Automated reliability report for SMP patch on JS2x

2006-10-03 Thread Maria Butrico
patch be applied to the base, and that in those case where we known that SMP fails, like on maples, we use the nosmp option. Maria Butricointernet or sametime: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Notes: Maria Butrico/Watson/IBM

Re: [XenPPC] Re: Automated reliability report for SMP patch on JS2x

2006-10-03 Thread Maria Butrico
the smp patch. Jimi Xenidis wrote: On Oct 3, 2006, at 12:25 PM, Maria Butrico wrote: What's really interesting to me about this is that the invocation of the icache invalidation did not go in till later. But it did include the I/D cache flush of text. The i-cache invalidate you speak requires

Re: [XenPPC] xm dump-core

2006-09-29 Thread Maria Butrico
If anyone knows anything about how this is supposed to work I can take quick stab at it. We can probably use it. Jimi Xenidis wrote: On Sep 28, 2006, at 3:58 PM, Maria Butrico wrote: I can dump part of the core file out but not all. I see a message about connection refused to xend. Yet

[XenPPC] xm dump-core

2006-09-28 Thread Maria Butrico
I can dump part of the core file out but not all. I see a message about connection refused to xend. Yet xend is running.Are there tools for reading the core file? ___ Xen-ppc-devel mailing list Xen-ppc-devel@lists.xensource.com

[XenPPC] console in the background

2006-09-09 Thread Maria Butrico
Putting the partition xen console in the background (e. g, xm create -c ... or xm console ) seems to kill the console (xenconsole) process. Is this behavior expected? ___ Xen-ppc-devel mailing list Xen-ppc-devel@lists.xensource.com

[XenPPC] [PATCH] fix allocation bug in xen console

2006-09-08 Thread Maria Butrico
summary: fixes allocation error for xen console area details: previous code worked correctly only if the allocated structure fitted in same page as the base address. If the allocated structure did not fit, the computation for the allocation was incorrect. Signed-of-by: Maria Butrico [EMAIL

Re: [XenPPC] Error creating domain on JS20 (Fw: [Prose-jvm] Brief Status in TRL (2006/08/24))

2006-08-25 Thread Maria Butrico
Kawachiya-san tried this patch and it worked for him. Thank you. Hollis Blanchard wrote: On Thu, 2006-08-24 at 10:35 -0500, Hollis Blanchard wrote: On Thu, 2006-08-24 at 10:42 -0400, Kiyokuni Kawachiya wrote: Today, I installed necessary tools including mercurial to LinuxPPC,

[XenPPC] Out of memory issues with xen

2006-08-25 Thread Maria Butrico
I should report to the list some of issues we have been having with memory when using xen, it's dom0 and another partition. The first problem is that by default dom0 only has 64M and that there is no way to change this other that changing xen (the fix is easy enough). 64M is too little to

Re: [XenPPC] Out of memory issues with xen

2006-08-25 Thread Maria Butrico
Hollis Blanchard wrote: On Fri, 2006-08-25 at 15:16 -0400, Jimi Xenidis wrote: On Aug 25, 2006, at 3:00 PM, Hollis Blanchard wrote: On Fri, 2006-08-25 at 14:18 -0400, Maria Butrico wrote: I should report to the list some of issues we have been having with memory when using xen

[XenPPC] Error creating domain on JS20 (Fw: [Prose-jvm] Brief Status in TRL (2006/08/24))

2006-08-24 Thread Maria Butrico
Maria Butricointernet or sametime: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Notes: Maria Butrico/Watson/IBM - Forwarded by Maria Butrico/Watson/IBM on 08/24/2006 10:15 AM - Kiyokuni

Re: [XenPPC] Error creating domain on JS20 (Fw: [Prose-jvm] Brief Status in TRL (2006/08/24))

2006-08-24 Thread Maria Butrico
I have the latest SLOF (6331) kpblade4:/proc/device-tree/cpus # ls #address-cells linux,phandle name PowerPC,[EMAIL PROTECTED] #size-cells smp-enabled I also probably have a old blade. But your statement is correct: Almost all JS20. However, that is not the same as all the JS20.

[XenPPC] making xen tools on dom0 can be slow

2006-08-22 Thread Maria Butrico
each domain 128M, xm create no longer works. Jimi is debugging this.) Also I reported slowness for starting xend. I am still working with this and will post to the list as soon as I have more data. Simply giving more memory to dom0 does not fix the slow xend start problem. Maria Butrico

Re: [XenPPC] making xen tools on dom0 can be slow

2006-08-22 Thread Maria Butrico
Maria Butrico wrote: This was discussed yesterday and it was suggested that I should enter a bug for this. Since then I have done a few experiments: By default dom0 has 64M. Under these condition make tools takes 24 minutes on a js20. make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/j9/xen-ppc/tools' real

[XenPPC] xm error

2006-08-21 Thread Maria Butrico
I get the same error with xm (I updated last night). [2006-08-21 12:08:13 xend.XendDomainInfo 5985] DEBUG (XendDomainInfo:189) XendDomainInfo.create(['vm', ['name', 'J9-Lib-OS'], ['memory', 32], ['on_crash', 'destroy'], ['vcpus', 1], ['image', ['linux', ['kernel', '/home/j9/bin/j9')

Re: [XenPPC] xend error messages

2006-08-21 Thread Maria Butrico
poff wrote: We have xen running on an Intel blade with SuSE10; may be helpful to view scripts logs... Thank you Don. Kawachiya-san also has mini-os running on x86 and I have his scripts. They work for him, but not for me. ___ Xen-ppc-devel

Re: [XenPPC] xend error messages

2006-08-21 Thread Maria Butrico
Jimi Xenidis wrote: On Aug 19, 2006, at 4:38 PM, Maria Butrico wrote: These are from xend-debug.log. What do they indicate? Are they fatal? /home/j9/xen-tools/etc/xen/scripts/xen-network-common.sh: line 130: brctl: command not found /usr/lib/python2.4/xmllib.py:9: DeprecationWarning

Re: [XenPPC] [PATCH] Fix compilation errors

2006-08-21 Thread Maria Butrico
I am not sure what this means. The code from the hg repository still does not compile. Jimi Xenidis wrote: On Aug 20, 2006, at 9:58 PM, Maria Butrico wrote: Summary: Allow compilation under gcc4 diff -r dbe9249ba61b xen/arch/powerpc/oftree.h I covered the current.h issues with dan

[XenPPC] [PATCH] Fix domU device tree creation for JS20/1

2006-08-21 Thread Maria Butrico
Summary: Fix device tree creation for domU for js20/1 under SLOF The device tree of dom0 on js20 and js21 with SLOF does not have the cpus' d and i cache sets nor does it have the l2 cache subdirectory. Signed-off-by: Maria Butrico [EMAIL PROTECTED] diff -r 326e6736d92b tools/python/xen

Re: [XenPPC] new dom1 script, ok.. we are back to normal functionality,

2006-08-20 Thread Maria Butrico
Jimi Xenidis wrote: I managed to introduce a bug during my first merge, and we have shadow ops to deal with. Sorry for the inconvenience, Here is my latest dom1 script. you can get the ramdisk.image.gz from:

[XenPPC] xm use

2006-08-20 Thread Maria Butrico
From the wiki Ramdisk: Since we do not have VIO yet you will have to use a ramdisk fro your rootf, one is available from this link http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenPPC/Build?action=AttachFiledo=gettarget=ramdisk.image.gz. Err, my tiny does not need any disk or vio. I am not starting

[XenPPC] xen does not compile where is shadow.c?

2006-08-20 Thread Maria Butrico
I get lots of shadow errors. patch forthcoming. Where is shadow.c? ___ Xen-ppc-devel mailing list Xen-ppc-devel@lists.xensource.com http://lists.xensource.com/xen-ppc-devel

[XenPPC] shadow.c

2006-08-20 Thread Maria Butrico
#include xen/config.h #include xen/types.h #include xen/shadow.h #include public/dom0_ops.h int shadow_control_op(struct domain *d, dom0_shadow_control_t *sc, XEN_GUEST_HANDLE(dom0_op_t) u_dom0_op) { if ( unlikely(d == current-domain) ) {

[XenPPC] [PATCH] Fix compilation errors

2006-08-20 Thread Maria Butrico
Summary: Allow compilation under gcc4 Current Xen does not compile. Declaration shadows parameters. Signed-off-by: Maria Butrico [EMAIL PROTECTED] diff -r dbe9249ba61b xen/arch/powerpc/oftree.h --- a/xen/arch/powerpc/oftree.h Sun Aug 20 13:28:45 2006 -0400 +++ b/xen/arch/powerpc/oftree.h

[XenPPC] [PATCH]

2006-08-20 Thread Maria Butrico
Summary: Allow compilation under gcc4 Current Xen does not compile. Declaration shadows parameters. Signed-off-by: Maria Butrico [EMAIL PROTECTED] diff -r dbe9249ba61b xen/arch/powerpc/oftree.h --- a/xen/arch/powerpc/oftree.h Sun Aug 20 13:28:45 2006 -0400 +++ b/xen/arch/powerpc/oftree.h

[XenPPC] xend error messages

2006-08-19 Thread Maria Butrico
These are from xend-debug.log. What do they indicate? Are they fatal? /home/j9/xen-tools/etc/xen/scripts/xen-network-common.sh: line 130: brctl: command not found /usr/lib/python2.4/xmllib.py:9: DeprecationWarning: The xmllib module is obsolete. Use xml.sax instead. warnings.warn(The

[XenPPC] [PATCH] Fix compilation error in tools

2006-08-19 Thread Maria Butrico
Summary: Fixes compilation error Unmodified (without patch) code does not compile on stock SLES10 systems. Signed-off-by: Maria Butrico [EMAIL PROTECTED] diff -r 279843441136 tools/libxc/powerpc64/xc_linux_build.c --- a/tools/libxc/powerpc64/xc_linux_build.cWed Aug 16 17:19:38 2006 -0500

[XenPPC] xm and xend use

2006-08-18 Thread Maria Butrico
Are there debug option of any sort for these two? debug build options? PS: Send more memory, anytime. ___ Xen-ppc-devel mailing list Xen-ppc-devel@lists.xensource.com http://lists.xensource.com/xen-ppc-devel

Re: [XenPPC] mini-os

2006-08-16 Thread Maria Butrico
, that is a small domU with a stipped down JVM. I was hoping to start with a working, small os . Are there any out there that have been ported to Xen/ppc? Hollis Blanchard wrote: On Tue, 2006-08-15 at 15:13 -0400, Maria Butrico wrote: What is the correct invocation for building mini-os

[XenPPC] packages needed to support xen tools

2006-08-16 Thread Maria Butrico
From the xen/ppc wiki: --- For convenience, here is a list of rpms I needed for Dom0 running SLES-10 *libgcrypt-devel*, *glibc-devel*, *python-devel*, *ncurses-devel-5.5-18*, *zlib-devel*, *openssl-devel*, and *gcc*. I am looking at the sles10 install dvd images. We have