Subject: Re: mutex fault and no symbol table on recent Dom0 and Xen
To: Christoph Egger <Christoph_Egger@gmx.de>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/17/2007 19:26:46
On Wed, Aug 08, 2007 at 06:23:06PM +0200, Christoph Egger wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 08, 2007 at 10:29:45AM +0200, Christoph Egger wrote:
> > >
> > > Good news: The symbol table is back again. The fix is upstream
> > > in xen-unstable. The elf code in Xen got reworked between Xen 3.0.4
> > > and Xen 3.1. During that rework, elf symbol loading got broken in the
> > way
> > > that BSD_SYMTAB got still parsed, but not handled.
> > > This is handled in xen-unstable again.
> > this is great, thanks ! Do you know if this can easily be applied to
> > the stable branch ?
> I think so. Just take the changesets 15672, 15678 and 15679.
> These changesets touches files that haven't been changed
> otherwise since Xen 3.1.
> The following links show you the changelog and the diffs.
> 15672 is my original patch a little modified by XenSource.
> 15678 fixed a bug introduced via modifications from XenSource.
> 15679 is a cleanup by XenSource and tested by me on both Dom0 and DomU.
> All three changesets merged together results in a relativ
> small patch.
Thanks ! I've been able to apply it to Xen 3.1.0. I updated the xenkernel3
to build the kernel from source, with this patch.
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
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