[CentOS-virt] RHEL 5.5 Xen fixes
pasik at iki.fi
Wed Mar 31 21:28:56 UTC 2010
On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 03:43:38PM -0400, Grant McWilliams wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 11:38 AM, Pasi KÃ€rkkÃ€inen <pasik at iki.fi>
> RHEL 5.5 has been released, and it contains many Xen related fixes.
> Here's the most important of the them.. fixing a dom0 caching bug which
> could cause domU disk corruption when the domU disk was accessed from
> after the domU was shutdown. Most people noticed this bug when pygrub
> used wrong (cached) information.
> "pygrub uses cached and eventually outdated grub.conf, kernel and
> And some more:
> "Xen hypervisor doesn't mask xsave feature from the guest; Fedora 11 PV
> domU kernel crashes":
> "[RHEL-5 Xen]: F-11 Xen 64-bit domU cannot be started with > 2047MB of
> " Boot hang when installing HVM DomU":
> "[RHEL5 Xen]: PV guest crash on poweroff":
> "[RHEL5 Xen]: Cpu frequency scaling is broken on Intel":
> RHEL 5.5 kernel changelog:
> Work-in-progress (Not yet in 5.5):
> "Grub2 guest support for RHEL5 Xen pygrub":
> -- Pasi
> Are these changes in the kernel or changes to the installed Xen? I'm
> wondering if this effects anyone using Xen 3.4 or newer.
I think they're mixed.. you need to go through the bugzillas to figure out.
(and possibly compare to the kernel changelog above).
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