[CentOS] No debuginfo for Centos 6?

Pasi Kärkkäinen pasik at iki.fi
Sat Jul 30 17:53:10 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 01:03:23PM +0200, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> On 07/30/2011 06:37 AM, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 08:07:38PM +0200, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I'm trying to use oprofile to debug a problem with idle virtual machines
> >> eating 10% cpu but apparently the debuginfo packages for Centos 6 do not
> >> exist and so I cannot get any useful information from the kernel.
> >> Is there some way to at least get the kernel-debuginfo from somewhere?
> >>
> >
> > If those VMs are el5 then try adding "divider=10" for their kernels.
> It's a Centos6 "minimal" guest on a Centos 6 "Desktop" host so technically 
> this shouldn't be needed but I tried it anyway without effect. I also 
> removed the NIC and tried playing with the APIC/ACPI settings but this 
> doesn't seem to matter either. I filed a bug here:
> http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=5028
> According to toracat he sees this also on RHEL6 and SL6 which has me 
> worried because if this is really a Problem upstream that hasn't been 
> addressed yet then I'm not sure how I can justify using Centos 6 as a 
> virtualization platform. 10% of wasted resources per VM is simply not 
> acceptable when you run more than one guest on a system.

Yep.. KVM virtualization is still not there in el6.0.

-- Pasi

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