Re: [Fedora-xen] Non-PAE Dom0 kernel for running Ethos

2010-03-28 Thread M A Young
On Sat, 27 Mar 2010, W. Michael Petullo wrote: Do I need to recompile Xen to go non-PAE? It may not be that simple, because I am not convinced that xen supports non-PAE any more so you might need an older version, and that won't be compatible with recent pv_ops kernels. Michael Young

Re: [Fedora-xen] Xen version for Fedora 13

2010-04-18 Thread M A Young
On Sun, 18 Apr 2010, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote: Michael's src.rpm is available here: http://fedorapeople.org/~myoung/dom0/src/xen-4.0.0-0.7.fc12.src.rpm Michael: Are you able to do uploads/builds to F13? That SRPM will build on Fedora 13 as well as Fedora 12 (there is a warning about Prereq:

[Fedora-xen] xen 3.4.3-rc6 SRPM

2010-05-05 Thread M A Young
If anyone wants to test xen 3.4.3 rc6 I have put up a source RPM at http://myoung.fedorapeople.org/dom0/src/xen-3.4.3-0.1.rc6.fc13.src.rpm Michael Young -- xen mailing list xen@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/xen

Re: [Fedora-xen] dom0 kernel

2010-05-08 Thread M A Young
I have done another update (kernel-2.6.32.12-1.2.103.xendom0.fc12) which is available from http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2169712 or the repository http://fedorapeople.org/~myoung/dom0/ You need xen-3.4.3 or xen-4.0.0 to use this kernel (it did boot for me with the standard

[Fedora-xen] dom0 kernel and xen hypervisor

2010-06-22 Thread M A Young
Here is another new kernel (kernel-2.6.32.14-1.2.107.xendom0.fc12) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2254110 or the repository http://fedorapeople.org/~myoung/dom0/ This needs xen with a patch to remove some old device creation code that doesn't work with the latest

Re: [Fedora-xen] xen 4.0.1-rc4

2010-07-19 Thread M A Young
On Mon, 19 Jul 2010, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote: On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 09:12:25PM +0100, M A Young wrote: If anyone wants to test xen 4.0.1-rc4, there are RPMs at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2324778 compiled for Fedora 13 Great, thanks! I was going to build them myself

[Fedora-xen] dom0 kernel

2010-09-05 Thread M A Young
I have built a new kernel (kernel-2.6.32.21-167.xendom0.fc12) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2445999 or at the repository http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/myoung/dom0-kernel/ This includes the net-sched-plug feature built as a module. Michael Young -- xen

[Fedora-xen] xen and dom0 kernel builds

2010-09-24 Thread M A Young
I have built a new kernel (kernel-2.6.32.21-168.xendom0.fc12) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2477887 or at the repository http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/myoung/dom0-kernel/ It includes fixes for the recent x86_64 local root exploit. There are also some new builds of

Re: [Fedora-xen] xen and dom0 kernel builds

2010-09-25 Thread M A Young
On Sat, 25 Sep 2010, Bill McGonigle wrote: I'm trying these two under f13, and not getting past udev starting on the pv_ops kernel. (Xen oops) The non-xen kernel works fine on this hardware. A pv_ops version from back around January was working well for me, but I wanted to grab the x86_64

Re: [Fedora-xen] xen and dom0 kernel builds

2010-09-25 Thread M A Young
On Sat, 25 Sep 2010, Bill McGonigle wrote: I'm trying these two under f13, and not getting past udev starting on the pv_ops kernel. (Xen oops) The non-xen kernel works fine on this hardware. A pv_ops version from back around January was working well for me, but I wanted to grab the

Re: [Fedora-xen] 2.6.37-rc1 dom0 kernel

2010-11-06 Thread M A Young
On Sat, 6 Nov 2010, Boris Derzhavets wrote: ... [   42.140012] Call Trace: [   42.140012]  [810807a8] ? print_irqtrace_events+0xa0/0xa4 [   42.140012]  [81043256] __might_sleep+0x103/0x108 [   42.140012]  [814b0512] mutex_lock_nested+0x25/0x43 [   42.140012] 

Re: [Fedora-xen] 2.6.37-rc1 dom0 kernel

2010-11-13 Thread M A Young
There is another kernel to play with (2.6.37-0.1.rc1.git8.xendom0.fc15) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2598434 . This has patches from xen/next-2.6.37 , which includes the gntdev module, so it should in theory be possible to use a userspace blkback. My testing with a no

Re: [Fedora-xen] 2.6.37-rc1 dom0 kernel

2010-11-13 Thread M A Young
On Sat, 13 Nov 2010, Boris Derzhavets wrote: If i just want to build fedora kernel for rc1 git9 script fails due to listnewconfig_fail = 1 That means a new configuration option has been added somewhere. If you look through the output of the failed build it will tell you what the new added

[Fedora-xen] 2.6.37-rc2 dom0 kernel

2010-11-16 Thread M A Young
Here is another kernel (kernel-2.6.37-0.1.rc2.git0.xendom0.fc15) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2605399 It has updated patches from xen/next-2.6.37 and xen-pcifront-fixes (some of the previous patches made it into the mainline kernel). I am still seeing a long delay with

Re: [Fedora-xen] Compiling myoung's f12 dom0 on RHEL6

2010-11-17 Thread M A Young
On Wed, 17 Nov 2010, Digimer wrote: On 11/17/2010 03:06 PM, M A Young wrote: On Wed, 17 Nov 2010, Digimer wrote: The source RPM depends on 'asciidoc', which isn't in the main Red Hat repository (at least, not that I could find). I was wondering what, exactly, needs asciidoc and if it would

[Fedora-xen] 2.6.37-rc3 dom0 kernel

2010-11-22 Thread M A Young
Here is an rc3 kernel (2.6.37-0.rc3.git0.1.xendom0.fc15) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2617730 It updates to the latest next-2.6.37 patch. I haven't tested it yet. Michael Young -- xen mailing list xen@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: [Fedora-xen] XenPvopsDom0, Fedora 15 Feature

2010-11-30 Thread M A Young
On Mon, 29 Nov 2010, W. Michael Petullo wrote: I just completed some updates of https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/XenPvopsDom0. I would like to submit this to the Fedora Feature Wranglers on Wednesday as a proposed feature for Fedora 15. If you are interested, please review the

Re: [Fedora-xen] Final F12 2.6.32.x dom0 kernel and vanilla 2.6.37-rc4

2010-12-02 Thread M A Young
On Thu, 2 Dec 2010, W. Michael Petullo wrote: Moving forward and for the purposes of Fedora 15 development, can we get both patched 2.7.37/38 kernels that support DomU and raw upstream kernels? Or does xen/next-2.6.27 not have the requisite features yet anyway? xen/next-2.6.37 doesn't

[Fedora-xen] 2.6.37-rc5 dom0 kernel

2010-12-08 Thread M A Young
Here is another kernel to test (2.6.37-0.rc5.git0.1xendom0.fc15) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2651458 with the latest xen/next-2.6.37 patches. Michael Young -- xen mailing list xen@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/xen

[Fedora-xen] 2.6.37 dom0 kernel

2011-01-05 Thread M A Young
There is a 2.6.37 kernel to test (2.6.37-1.xendom0.fc15) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2703408 I have had mixed success with this as the kernel package doesn't boot, but the kernel-debug package does boot to runlevel 3 (albeit with the couple of minutes delay which I

Re: [Fedora-xen] 2.6.37 dom0 kernel

2011-01-09 Thread M A Young
On Fri, 7 Jan 2011, Marko Ristola wrote: I tried M A Young's precompiled 2.6.37 XEN kernel (under xen-4.0.1-6.fc14.x86_64, grub.conf modified. Try kernel-2.6.37-2.xendom0.fc15 available at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=271 which has some extra DRM patches from

[Fedora-xen] xen 4.0.2-rc1 build

2011-01-10 Thread M A Young
If anyone wants to test the first release candidate of xen 4.0.2 I have done a test build for Fedora 14 at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2713704 Michael Young -- xen mailing list xen@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/xen

[Fedora-xen] xen 4.1.0-rc1 build

2011-01-14 Thread M A Young
Here is another release candidate to test, at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2722322 This is my first successful 4.1 build, and I haven't been particularly careful about the choices required to get it to build, so there are likely to be rough edges. Michael Young

Re: [Fedora-xen] Network-route and vif-route scripts broken?

2011-01-17 Thread M A Young
On Mon, 17 Jan 2011, W. Michael Petullo wrote: This is something I raised on the upstream xen-devel mailing list. I have not yet received any response, so I though I'd try to ask here: I am using Xen with the included network-route and vif-route scripts. My system runs Fedora 14 with Michael

Re: [Fedora-xen] [fedora-virt] Dom0 xen support in Fedora 15?

2011-01-21 Thread M A Young
On Thu, 20 Jan 2011, Bill McGonigle wrote: On 11/07/2010 03:55 PM, M A Young wrote: If the plan to get key xen drivers into 2.6.38 succeeds With the caveat that I don't really know what I'm looking for, I didn't see these make 2.6.38-rc1 (plenty of other Xen work, though). I saw

[Fedora-xen] 2.6.38-rc dom0 kernel

2011-01-26 Thread M A Young
I have a new dom0 kernel available for testing (2.6.38-0.rc2.git3.1.xendom0.fc15) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2742521 This is based on the xen/next-2.6.38 branch with a few extra memory fixes, including one which fixes a problem I had causing a crash during boot.

[Fedora-xen] 2.6.38-rc dom0 kernel and xen 4.1.0-rc2

2011-01-26 Thread M A Young
On Wed, 26 Jan 2011, M A Young wrote: I have a new dom0 kernel available for testing (2.6.38-0.rc2.git3.1.xendom0.fc15) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2742521 ... with a few extra memory fixes, including one which fixes a problem I had causing a crash during boot

Re: [Fedora-xen] 2.6.38-rc dom0 kernel and xen 4.1.0-rc2

2011-01-27 Thread M A Young
On Thu, 27 Jan 2011, W. Michael Petullo wrote: Now, the last issue remaining for me is the backend drivers. My understanding is that, in the absence of backends being accepted upstream, we can use QEMU-based drivers. This would be acceptable for our work. Has anyone been using these with

Re: [Fedora-xen] 2.6.38-0.rc2.git3.2.xendom0.fc15 and power management

2011-01-29 Thread M A Young
On Sat, 29 Jan 2011, W. Michael Petullo wrote: As reported earlier, I have been using 2.6.38-0.rc2.git3.2.xendom0.fc15 with good results. One thing I have come across is that power management does not seem to work. For example, pm-suspend does not suspend my system. Instead, the system merely

Re: [Fedora-xen] 2.6.38-rc dom0 kernel and xen 4.1.0-rc2

2011-01-30 Thread M A Young
On Thu, 27 Jan 2011, W. Michael Petullo wrote: When I try to use: disk = [ 'file:/tmp/openwrt-x86-xen_domu-rootfs-ext2.img,xvda,r', ] I get: [No boot] Error: Device 51712 (vbd) could not be connected. Path closed or removed during hotplug add: backend/vbd/13/51712 state: 1 I have

Re: [Fedora-xen] 2.6.38-rc dom0 kernel and xen 4.1.0-rc2

2011-01-30 Thread M A Young
On Sun, 30 Jan 2011, W. Michael Petullo wrote: I have finally got a domU to boot in this sort of situation, having found a few bugs in 4.1.0-rc2 on the way when trying to use pygrub as a bootloader. Note that you may have to use xl rather than xm because they are deprecating xm and xm may not

[Fedora-xen] rc3 kernel and xen

2011-02-02 Thread M A Young
I have builds of a new dom0 kernel (2.6.38-0.rc3.git0.1.xendom0.fc15) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2755802 and xen (4.1.0-0.1.rc3.fc14) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2753907 You may need one or both of the following hacks Edit

Re: [Fedora-xen] rc3 kernel and xen

2011-02-02 Thread M A Young
On Wed, 2 Feb 2011, Itamar Reis Peixoto wrote: On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 8:43 PM, M A Young m.a.yo...@durham.ac.uk wrote: I have builds of a new dom0 kernel (2.6.38-0.rc3.git0.1.xendom0.fc15) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2755802 and xen (4.1.0-0.1.rc3.fc14) at http

Re: [Fedora-xen] rc3 kernel and xen

2011-02-03 Thread M A Young
On Thu, 3 Feb 2011, Digimer wrote: On 02/03/2011 08:28 AM, Digimer wrote: On 02/02/2011 11:02 PM, Digimer wrote: Another note; When I tried to sleep the machine, it hung. Screen went dark and the power button pulsed. I had to hard-reset the machine. :) Yet another; Normal power-off hung as

Re: [Fedora-xen] rc3 kernel and xen

2011-02-03 Thread M A Young
On Wed, 2 Feb 2011, Itamar Reis Peixoto wrote: it doesn`t install well in my fc15 box. I have tried to rebuild it and fails. are you able to build it for fc15 for me ? I had no problems rebuilding it for F15. The result is at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2760578

[Fedora-xen] New xen RCs

2011-02-11 Thread M A Young
I have some new xen release candidate packages for you to test. They are xen-4.0.2-0.rc2.fc14 at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2830813 and xen-4.1.0-0.1.rc4.fc14 at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2830883 Michael Young -- xen mailing list

Re: [Fedora-xen] xl create ... -c

2011-02-11 Thread M A Young
On Fri, 11 Feb 2011, W. Michael Petullo wrote: Has anyone else noticed that xl create DOM -c does not work when using xen-runtime-4.1.0-0.1.rc4.fc14.x86_64? xl create -c DOM does though, so it looks like the help output doesn't match the actual usage. Michael Young -- xen mailing

[Fedora-xen] 2.6.38-rc4 dom0 kernel

2011-02-11 Thread M A Young
I have a new kernel (2.6.38-0.rc4.git3.1.xendom0.fc15) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2833991 . This uses the Konrad's devel/next-2.6.38 branch (from http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/konrad/xen.git ), as I have been having trouble which Jeremy's xen/next-2.6.38

Re: [Fedora-xen] New xen RCs

2011-02-11 Thread M A Young
On Fri, 11 Feb 2011, Marko Ristola wrote: I tried xen-4.1.0 rc4. Just as with xen-4.1.0 rc3, using same bleeding edge kernel 2.6.38-0.rc3.git0.1.xendom0.fc15.x86_64 in both dom0 and in 32 bit Ubuntu 10.10 guest, mouse move doesn't work but mouse clicks work. I don't know where the problem

Re: [Fedora-xen] 2.6.38-rc4 dom0 kernel

2011-02-12 Thread M A Young
On Fri, 11 Feb 2011, W. Michael Petullo wrote: I just booted 2.6.38-0.rc4.git3.1.xendom0.fc15 on xen-4.1.0-0.1.rc4.fc14.x86_64. I end up with the xen_netback kernel module loaded: $ lsmod | grep net xen_netback24607 0 [permanent] I'm not sure if this is what you were refering

[Fedora-xen] xen 4.1.0 rc5

2011-02-16 Thread M A Young
There is a build of the newly released xen release candidate for xen-4.1.0-rc5 at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2845415 Michael Young -- xen mailing list xen@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/xen

Re: [Fedora-xen] Error Path closed or removed during hotplug with xen-4.0.1 on Fedora 14 (x86_64)

2011-02-22 Thread M A Young
On Tue, 22 Feb 2011, Kaustav Dey Biswas wrote: I am running xen-4.0.1 on Fedora 14 (x86_64) with kernel 2.6.38-0.rc4. All xen modules are loaded correctly. # lsmod | grep xen xen_netback    24607  0 [permanent] xen_gntdev  9063  0 xen_evtchn  5179  1 xenfs   

[Fedora-xen] 2.6.38-rc6 dom0 kernel

2011-02-23 Thread M A Young
Here is another kernel (2.6.38-0.rc6.git0.1.xendom0.fc15) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2861178 . This comes with a warning because for me the dom0 system reboots when a domU guest is shutdown. Michael Young -- xen mailing list xen@lists.fedoraproject.org

[Fedora-xen] Another 2.6.38-rc6 dom0 kernel

2011-03-02 Thread M A Young
Here is another kernel (2.6.38-0.rc6.git6.1.xendom0.fc15) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2874240 The crash when a domU shuts down seems to be fixed. Michael Young -- xen mailing list xen@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/xen

Re: [Fedora-xen] current docs to install xen on f14

2011-03-06 Thread M A Young
On Sun, 6 Mar 2011, Mike Wright wrote: Installed myoung's latest f12.xendom0 which boots and runs in f14 environment but when set to boot xen.gz with modules vmlinuz and initrmfs system segfaults From what I can see on bootup (first time I couldn't make a machine go *slow* enough ;) xen.gz

[Fedora-xen] xen 4.1.0-rc6

2011-03-07 Thread M A Young
It took me a while to spot it was out, but I have now done a build of xen-4.1.0-rc6 which is at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2891904 Michael Young -- xen mailing list xen@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/xen

Re: [Fedora-xen] Testing Xen dom0 for Fedora 15

2011-03-19 Thread M A Young
On Sat, 19 Mar 2011, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote: I assume Fedora 15 will ship with 2.6.38 kernel? That is what the current F15 kernel is, 2.6.39 won't be ready for another couple of months, so it is highly likely. There was some discussions earlier if we could add the various xen backend

[Fedora-xen] xen 4.1.0-rc8

2011-03-21 Thread M A Young
On Thu, 17 Mar 2011, M A Young wrote: I have a build of xen-4.1.0-rc7 at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2918588 which is expected to be the last release candidate with the final release scheduled for Monday. We got another release candidiate xen-4.1.0-rc8 instead, built

Re: [Fedora-xen] xen 4.1.0-rc8

2011-03-22 Thread M A Young
On Mon, 21 Mar 2011, M A Young wrote: We got another release candidiate xen-4.1.0-rc8 instead, built at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2929815 The final release has slipped to Friday. I am considering building the release candidate as an official rawhide/F15 package so I

[Fedora-xen] 2.6.32 dom0 kernel

2011-03-24 Thread M A Young
I have built a new 2.6.32 kernel, based on my Fedora 12 kernels, but with updates to the latest 2.6.32 kernel patch (2.6.32.34 with the extra patch to make it equivalent to 2.6.32.35) and latest xen next-2.6.32 patch. It was built on Fedora 13. It is available (temporarily) from koji at

Re: [Fedora-xen] xen 4.1.0-rc8

2011-03-27 Thread M A Young
On Fri, 25 Mar 2011, fcxen user wrote: Also, do you anticipate then updating these packages throughout the life of F15 (even if they are just in testing or some other repo)? My general policy for the xen package is to stick with the main xen version it was released with, so F13 is 3.4.3, F14

Re: [Fedora-xen] latest kernel.org kernel

2011-04-02 Thread M A Young
On Sat, 2 Apr 2011, Jon wrote: Is it possible to use the latest kernel.org kernel, 2.6.38-2, for xen-4.0.1 or xen-4.1 or should I compile the kernel from git? If it is the latter, what is the preferred method and is there a doc explaining the steps? I am running Scientific Linux 6 and would

Re: [Fedora-xen] latest kernel.org kernel

2011-04-02 Thread M A Young
On Sat, 2 Apr 2011, Jon wrote: So that I am understanding you correctly, the xen-4.1 doesn't use the user-level block backend by default, it is just there to use until it is added into the kernel.org kernel, correct? And from what you wrote, are we looking at 2.6.40 for xen to be fully

[Fedora-xen] test 2.6.38 dom0 kernel

2011-04-02 Thread M A Young
I have done an experimental kernel, which is a standard F15 2.6.38 kernel plus the two packages needed to get the xen net backend working. In my testing on an F15 host I could get a guest to boot from a text boot, though X crashed. The build is at

[Fedora-xen] Xen 4.0.2 rc3 available to test

2011-04-13 Thread M A Young
I have done a test build of the latest xen 4.0.2 release candidate at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2998474 . I intend to update xen to 4.0.2 on F14 once it is released. Michael Young -- xen mailing list xen@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: [Fedora-xen] 2.6.32 dom0 kernel

2011-04-28 Thread M A Young
Here is another 2.6.32 kernel, based on my Fedora 12 kernels but updated to 2.6.32.39, and a recent xen stable-2.6.32 patch. It is available (temporarily) from koji at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=3027978 - this isn't yet in the repository, but I may update that with the

Re: [Fedora-xen] How to compile Jeremy's dom0 pvops kernel (2.6.32.x) on Fedora 15

2011-05-03 Thread M A Young
On Tue, 3 May 2011, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote: I asked because one of the errors looked like running out of disk space.. unifdef: /home/xen_repo/linux-2.6-xen/usr/include/xen/privcmd.h.tmp: 79: Premature EOF (#if line 33 depth 1) unifdef: output may be truncated That is a fairly standard error.

[Fedora-xen] xen packages to test

2011-05-22 Thread M A Young
I have a couple of temporary builds of xen release candidates available for testing; xen-4.0.2-rc4 built for F14 at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=3085546 and xen-4.1.1-rc1 built for F15 at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=3086043 Also if you are interested

Re: [Fedora-xen] xen and fedora

2011-05-24 Thread M A Young
On Tue, 24 May 2011, Mike McClurg wrote: On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 6:43 PM, Lefu Ntho lefun...@gmail.com wrote: hi Mike, indeed it got to me, I think what I am trying to find out is steps to take before I execute dracut. because the tutorial states for fc13, I think guys have already done this

Re: [Fedora-xen] xen and fedora

2011-05-24 Thread M A Young
On Wed, 25 May 2011, Steven Haigh wrote: On 25/05/2011 4:20 AM, M A Young wrote: Though a stock Fedora 16 kernel will work (with xen 4.1 and xl). Sorry, does this mean an F16 kernel will work as a Dom0 with no issues? Or do I have my wires crossed here! :) Well, you have to set up grub

Re: [Fedora-xen] Fwd: xen and fedora

2011-05-24 Thread M A Young
On Wed, 25 May 2011, Lefu Ntho wrote: and correctly so, Michael, that --oldpackage did the trick, thanx a lot, I have bravely removed previously installed xen and kernel, I then reinstalled xen and kernel-2.6.32.39 via yum, rebooted the machine remotely, I executed  uname -r and 

Re: [Fedora-xen] EL 6 kernel missing kernel-headers

2011-07-29 Thread M A Young
On Fri, 29 Jul 2011, Jerry Amundson wrote: Hi, I'm trying to install the kernel from http://xenbits.xen.org/people/mayoung/testing/i386/ and see... [root@xen1 ~]# rpm -ivh kernel-2.6.32-71.29.1.el6.xendom0.i686.rpm error: Failed dependencies: kernel-firmware =

Re: [Fedora-xen] F15 kernel Xen support missing PCI passthrough?

2011-08-25 Thread M A Young
On Thu, 25 Aug 2011, Hilton Day wrote: Looks like F15 won't work for me - no worries as its just a test build for replacement of the actual server at some undetermined future date. I'm installing F16 rawhide on a spare machine and will follow its progress with interest. Given 3.1 is in RC

[Fedora-xen] Xen release candidates to test

2011-08-27 Thread M A Young
I have built 4.0.3-rc1 for Fedora 14 (temporarily) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=3303194 and 4.1.2-rc1 for Fedora 15 (temporarily) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=3302767 for testing. Let me know and/or post on the xen-devel list if you see any

Re: [Fedora-xen] Xen release candidates to test

2011-09-07 Thread M A Young
Here are the next set of release candidates, to test. 4.0.3-rc2 built for Fedora 14 is (temporarily) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=365 and 4.1.2-rc2 built for Fedora 15 is (temporarily) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=299 Michael

[Fedora-xen] changes in xen-4.1.1-6

2011-10-01 Thread M A Young
If you are running Rawhide or F16 you should be about to get the xen-4.1.1-6 packages when you next update (if you haven't got them already). These contain partial systemd support (for the xenstored startup script) to solve some shutdown problems I was seeing. Also your grub2 configuration

Re: [Fedora-xen] High Volume of Syslog Messages on Fedora 16 Dom0

2011-10-07 Thread M A Young
On Fri, 7 Oct 2011, Tim Flink wrote: I just upgraded an older Opteron machine that I've been using as Xen Dom0 from RHEL5 to Fedora 16. When I boot with Xen, my syslog is full of messages (several per second) like the following: kernel: [1.226209] powernow-k8: fid trans failed, fid

Re: [Fedora-xen] Xen release candidates to test

2011-10-08 Thread M A Young
Here is the next batch of release candidates to test - 4.0.3-rc3 built for Fedora 14 is (temporarily) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=3414611 4.1.2-rc3 for Fedora 15 is (temporarily) at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=3414766 and for Fedora 16 is

Re: [Fedora-xen] Grubby Issues with F16 Dom0

2011-10-24 Thread M A Young
On Mon, 24 Oct 2011, Tim Flink wrote: Just as a heads up, there seem to be a couple of issues with grubby and the grub.cfg submenus used for Xen right now. My system still boots after triggering any of these but it's usually not running Xen and not always running the kernel I want it to be

Re: [Fedora-xen] Current dom0 kernel for F15/16

2011-11-07 Thread M A Young
On Mon, 7 Nov 2011, Robert Brown wrote: To move beyond Fedora 14 and update to 15/16, I need a more recent kernel as F15 won't install otherwise. I have read through the list and can't seem to locate a Fedora 15-supported prerolled kernel or SRPM. Does this exist, and if so can someone kindly

[Fedora-xen] xen build for testing

2011-11-07 Thread M A Young
I have done a temporary test build xen-4.1.2-1.1 at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=3495905 which contains patches from http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-devel/2011-11/msg00218.html http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-devel/2011-11/msg00321.html which I

Re: [Fedora-xen] xen build for testing

2011-11-08 Thread M A Young
On Tue, 8 Nov 2011, Jerry Amundson wrote: Noted this during the upgrade:   Updating   : xen-hypervisor-4.1.2-1.1.fc16.x86_64    3/12 /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.3dxNvP: line 1: [: too many arguments postinstall scriptlet (using /bin/sh): if [ $1 = 0 -f /sbin/grub2-mkconfig -a -f

Re: [Fedora-xen] [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Xen 4.1.2 HVM guest realtek nic problems (eth0 8139cp transmit queue timed out)

2011-11-16 Thread M A Young
On Wed, 16 Nov 2011, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote: On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 03:00:25PM +, Keir Fraser wrote: I responded on 3rd November: This looks like a backport of Stefano's xen-unstable c/s 24007. I would like him to submit/ack the backport, as it is not a trivial backport of the

Re: [Fedora-xen] xen build for testing

2011-11-21 Thread M A Young
On Mon, 21 Nov 2011, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote: There's an updated version of the second patch in here: http://old-list-archives.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2011-11/msg01257.html and http://xenbits.xen.org/hg/staging/xen-4.1-testing.hg/rev/5a00ccfc6391 It fixes a bug with Linux 2.6.32 dom0

Re: [Fedora-xen] xen broke my system

2011-12-06 Thread M A Young
On Tue, 6 Dec 2011, Carlos Felipe Santacruz wrote: This is what happened: normally ran 'yum install xen' and that gave no problems, but then i rebooted to get to the xen kernel, it resulted on black screen (could change consoles with Alt + F2 etc.) so i rebooted and tried the regular 3.1.2

Re: [Fedora-xen] beginner question

2012-01-11 Thread M A Young
On Wed, 11 Jan 2012, Itamar Reis Peixoto wrote: On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 2:00 PM, Gergely Buday gbu...@gmail.com wrote: I have installed xen through yum. How can I start it? I started xend via its init.d script but still xm info says that it cannot connect xend. What should I do then? what

Re: [Fedora-xen] beginner question

2012-01-12 Thread M A Young
On Thu, 12 Jan 2012, Gergely Buday wrote: I rewrote it to title Fedora (XEN) root (hd0,0) kernel /boot/xen.gz dom0_mem=262144 module /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.41.1-1.fc15.x86_64 ro root=UUID=fbb9744f-0226-4665-b377-74522399f301 rd_NO_LUKS rd_NO_LVM rd_NO_MD rd_NO_DM

Re: [Fedora-xen] Fedora 12 x86_64, Xen 4.0.1-6 and Fedora 16 domU

2012-01-24 Thread M A Young
On Tue, 24 Jan 2012, Roberto Fichera wrote: My thought is that since Fedora 16 comes with grub2, my current xen setup doesn't support it. It doesn't. The most recent F16 xen (4.1.1-8 or later) should though (the patches for Fedora style grub2 support are upstream in the 4.1 and unstable

Re: [Fedora-xen] Fedora 12 x86_64, Xen 4.0.1-6 and Fedora 16 domU

2012-01-25 Thread M A Young
On Wed, 25 Jan 2012, Roberto Fichera wrote: 2) Running pygrub directly to see if it works or gives useful debugging ie. pygrub partition or image file The pygrub menu starts and after a second or so I got this: pygrub

Re: [Fedora-xen] Fedora 12 x86_64, Xen 4.0.1-6 and Fedora 16 domU

2012-01-25 Thread M A Young
On Wed, 25 Jan 2012, Roberto Fichera wrote: On 01/25/2012 10:43 AM, M A Young wrote: On Wed, 25 Jan 2012, Roberto Fichera wrote: As I can see the /grub2/grub.cfg contains a valid grub2 configuration. In pygrub in 4.1 grub gets checked before grub2, and I can't remember if it goes

Re: [Fedora-xen] mdadm fails to start raid in pv fc16 DomU on old host

2012-03-30 Thread M A Young
On Fri, 30 Mar 2012, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote: Ah, then you might want to wait until F17 ships with 3.3. In 3.3 I've added a TTM DMA pool code that can work with those 32 bit PCI cards. 3.3 has already hit F17 and should be in the latest beta release candidate. Michael Young --

Re: [Fedora-xen] Fedora Core 17 Xorg can't use /dev/fb0 when using Cirrus Logic VGA or Xen PVFB driver, Was:Re: [Xen-devel] irq problem with 3.3-rc3 on guest

2012-04-04 Thread M A Young
On Wed, 28 Mar 2012, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote: So with extra=console=hvc0 loglevel=8 root=live:http://build/tftpboot/f17-i386/LiveOS/squashfs.img; I was able to succesfully install, but booting proved interestingly. When trying the 'pygrub' it would complain about the 'No OS loader', but

Re: [Fedora-xen] [Xen-devel] Fedora Core 17 Xorg can't use /dev/fb0 when using Cirrus Logic VGA or Xen PVFB driver, Was:Re: irq problem with 3.3-rc3 on guest

2012-04-05 Thread M A Young
On Thu, 5 Apr 2012, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote: On Thu, Apr 05, 2012 at 01:11:57AM +0100, M A Young wrote: However I do get the an error has occurred message instead of the gdm login screen though until I removed the fprintd package (and the dependent fprintd-pam package). Oh, that fixed

Re: [Fedora-xen] Reminder: Fedora 17 virt test day going on right now!

2012-05-04 Thread M A Young
On Fri, 4 May 2012, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote: On Fri, May 04, 2012 at 09:36:49AM -0400, Gordon McLellan wrote: I'm going to buy a serial card for this machine so I can do the serial console on Xen and get more information. But so far, so good! You can try to do (on Xen) 'console=vga

[Fedora-xen] 4.1.3-rc1 available to test

2012-05-09 Thread M A Young
I have built 4.1.3-rc1 for F17 and it is temporarily available for testing at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=4063767 . Michael Young -- xen mailing list xen@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/xen

Re: [Fedora-xen] Change xen package owner away from xen-maint?

2012-05-15 Thread M A Young
On Tue, 15 May 2012, Cole Robinson wrote: Hey folks. Right now the package owner for xen in fedora is the xen-maint alias account. Originally this was an alias that was mapped to various @redhat folks who were doing xen development, and was used for both fedora and internal RHEL stuff.

[Fedora-xen] xen 4.2 pre build available to test

2012-06-05 Thread M A Young
I have been doing a test build of the current xen unstable tree in preparation for the eventual xen 4.2 release which I would like to use for Fedora 18 if it is ready in time. It is temporarily available at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=4129929 The build uses the xen fork

Re: [Fedora-xen] xen 4.2 pre build available to test

2012-06-06 Thread M A Young
On Wed, 6 Jun 2012, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote: Should I use F17 and then dump the images or would you recommend F18(rawhide?) I don't think it matters whether you use F17 or F18 (though they are compiled against F17 so that is more likely to work). Incidentally, I tried rebuilding libvirt

Re: [Fedora-xen] Can't text install DomU

2012-06-07 Thread M A Young
On Thu, 7 Jun 2012, Cole Robinson wrote: There have been several reports of this issue so I don't think it's specific to your config. Indeed, looking at the xen spec file, this regressed a bit with the switch to systemd. xenconsoled used to be enabled at runlevels 345, but now it is never

Re: [Fedora-xen] Xen/Linux 3.4.2 performance

2012-07-03 Thread M A Young
On Mon, 2 Jul 2012, W. Michael Petullo wrote: We have seen a significant reduction in performance in our research DomU OS kernel when running on Fedora 16 with Linux 3.4.2 vs. 3.3.7. We run a series of benchmarks which are DomU-kernel-space-CPU-heavy; many of these run 10x slower when using the

Re: [Fedora-xen] Xen/Linux 3.4.2 performance

2012-07-05 Thread M A Young
On Tue, 3 Jul 2012, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote: Besides that..there is: 9846ff1 xen: support pirq_eoi_map (and its fix) 521394e xen: use the pirq number to check the pirq_eoi_map In my case it is definitely IRQ related. From xl dmesg I get (XEN) physdev.c:164: dom0: wrong map_pirq type 3

Re: [Fedora-xen] Xen, Fedora, and UEFI Secure Boot

2012-07-06 Thread M A Young
On Tue, 3 Jul 2012, Dario Faggioli wrote: On Fri, 2012-06-29 at 15:18 +0100, M A Young wrote: Fedora's plans seem to be at http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/SecureBoot Another good article I stumbled upon about what Fedora plans is at http://mjg59.dreamwidth.org/12368.html

Re: [Fedora-xen] Xen, Fedora, and UEFI Secure Boot

2012-07-12 Thread M A Young
On Wed, 11 Jul 2012, Dario Faggioli wrote: On Thu, 2012-07-05 at 11:04 -0400, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote: Ok, so, should we be concerned? Is there something we can/should do about that? How do you think we can help in having xen being considered? First the Linux kernel running under EFI has

[Fedora-xen] Xen, Fedora, and UEFI Secure Boot

2012-07-14 Thread M A Young
I contacted the people behind the the Fedora Seure Boot feature and got the following responses, from Peter Jones: Okay, to be honest I don't remember much about Xen's layout - dom0 is the management kernel the hypervisor starts? So, depending on how xen works, there are probably more things

Re: [Fedora-xen] Xen, Fedora, and UEFI Secure Boot

2012-07-17 Thread M A Young
On Tue, 17 Jul 2012, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote: On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 03:45:02PM +0200, Dario Faggioli wrote: On Sat, 2012-07-14 at 12:50 +0100, M A Young wrote: I contacted the people behind the the Fedora Seure Boot feature and got the following responses, from Peter Jones: Wow, cool

Re: [Fedora-xen] 4.2.0-rc2 available to test

2012-08-13 Thread M A Young
I have done a temporary build of 4.2.0-rc2 for testing which is at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=4386920 This also adds the efi hypervisor back in for x86_64. Michael Young -- xen mailing list xen@lists.fedoraproject.org

[Fedora-xen] 4.2.0-rc3 available to test

2012-08-24 Thread M A Young
There is a temporary test build of the new release candidate, 4.2.0-rc3 at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=4418551 Michael Young -- xen mailing list xen@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/xen

Re: [Fedora-xen] [Xen-devel] [ANNOUNCE] Xen 4.2 released!

2012-09-17 Thread M A Young
I have a temporary build of xen-4.2.0 at http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=4493396 I would like to know a bit more about libvirt support for 4.2 before I do any proper releases as I know a lot of people use xen via libvirt. Michael Young -- xen mailing list

Re: [Fedora-xen] pciback at boot time

2012-10-13 Thread M A Young
On Sat, 13 Oct 2012, Gordon McLellan wrote: I'm having a decent amount of trouble getting pciback to behave the way I'd like it to. Originally I found xen-pciback was compiled as a module and not directly into the kernel, ruling out use of the boot-time argument xen-pciback.hide=(blah) ... so I

Re: [Fedora-xen] pciback at boot time

2012-10-14 Thread M A Young
On Sun, 14 Oct 2012, Gordon McLellan wrote: Thank you for the tips.  I made sure I specified xen-pciback instead of the older pciback ... not really sure which line in the configuration it goes on in /etc/default/grub - leaving it on the XEN line for now.  I created

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