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Re: Historical netbsd-5 domUs now panic

On Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 02:40:35PM +0100, Stephen Borrill wrote:
> I've recently updated our XenServers with the latest security patches and
> had to set pv-linear-pt=true to get NetBSD domUs to boot. For historical
> reasons, I have a couple of netbsd-5/i386 VMs which are now frequently
> panicking:
> xpq_flush_queue: 3 entries
> 0x000000060481bfe0: 0x0000000604819001
> 0x00000007eac9fd40: 0x0000000604819001
> 0x00000007eab73d40: 0x0000000604819001
> panic: HYPERVISOR_mmu_update failed
> fatal breakpoint trap in supervisor mode
> trap type 1 code 0 eip c039e374 cs 9 eflags 246 cr2 bb75b1a0 ilevel 6
> Stopped in pid 15.1 (fsck_ffs) at       0xc039e374:     popl    %ebp
> Kernel is pretty old and also has no symbols:
> NetBSD 5.2_STABLE (XEN3PAE_DOMU) #37: Fri Nov 27 12:02:02 UTC 2015
> Does anyone have an idea of a quick way to fix this (yes, I know I could use
> a newer kernel with the old userland)? If I build a kernel with symbols,
> would a backtrace help?

Not sure. What could help it to boot with xen-debug.gz and see what's
in 'xl demsg' when this happends.

Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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