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Re: Does "xm save" and "xm migrate" work with NetBSD 5.0 domU?

I think, you can migrate NetBSD HVM domU. I haven't tested this yet, though.
Jean is right about NetBSD PV domU.


On Thursday 05 March 2009 15:52:11 Jean-Yves Migeon wrote:
> Martti Kuparinen wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have two 64-bit CentOS 5.2 dom0s and two NetBSD 5.0_RC2 domUs (32-bit
> > and 64-bit -- both on iSCSI target). I can start/stop both domUs without
> > any problems but I can't save or migrate them.
> >
> > Since I'm no expert in this area, do "xm save" and "xm migrate" commands
> > need support in the domU?
> Yes, in the pmap(9) and the xen drivers (xencons, xbd, xennet, ...)
> > Does NetBSD 5.0 have it?
> Not for the domU.
> Support in dom0 was fixed in 5.0 (== means that you should be able to
> save/restore/migrate Linux or Solaris domUs from a NetBSD-5 dom0).
> > Here's my question on the xen list:
> >
> > http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-users/2009-03/msg00137.html
> save/restore/migrate of the domU will be included in NetBSD-6. Not
> likely to appear in 5.x, except if we accept major overhaul in the xen
> driver parts.
> FYI, the branch for this work is jym-xensuspend, it will be updated in
> the next few days.
> [from your message on xen-users]
> > What is that "ERROR Internal error: read extended-info signature failed"
> > message?
> xentools tries to read information from the p2m tables, which are arrays
> containing all PFN to MFN translations (this is required by the way x86
> architecture works - PFN are pseudo physical frame numbers, and MFN are
> the real machine ones - those that are used by MMUs and TLBs).
> In your case, one entry was invalid during the save (see the error about
> p2m_frame_list[0] for example), which ended up badly when writing the
> core image. Restore failed consequently; migrate is a special case where
> save and restore operations are done in one fast succession.
> Cheers,

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