modelnine at modelnine
Apr 11, 2012, 4:24 AM
Post #2 of 5
Am 11.04.2012 12:05, schrieb Xi Shen:
> My base system is Gentoo x86. I have both kernel 3.2.11, and 3.3.1 on
> my system. With 3.2.11, the system can boot as native and xen dom0.
> With 3.3.1, system can boot in native mode without any problem. But
> when I try to boot as xen dom0, I got kernel panic, and the system
> reboot automatically.
The 3.3.1 kernel (any variant, i.e. either vanilla-sources or
gentoo-sources) is broken wrt. being used as a Xen-Dom0 pv_ops-system;
it has a bug stemming from incorrectly trying to validate the
virtualized IOAPIC. In case you (reverse-)apply the attached patch, it
will boot (and work) properly.