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Re: port-xen/53965: XEN DomU fails to poweroff in new HEAD kernels

The following reply was made to PR port-xen/53965; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Manuel Bouyer <>
Subject: Re: port-xen/53965: XEN DomU fails to poweroff in new HEAD kernels
Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2019 17:36:37 +0100

 On Sat, Feb 09, 2019 at 02:20:00PM +0000, kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost wrote:
 > >Description:
 > 	Sometime in the recent past, my XEN DomU kernels lost the
 > 	ability to power off the (virtual) machine (and cause the
 > 	XEN hypervisor to let go.)
 > 	It was working with 8.99.32 (of some vintage, the last kernel
 > 	update I did was probably a couple of weeks ago) and failed
 > 	with the first update to a 8.99.34 kernel I attempted (though
 > 	the first time I just assumed I left the "-p" off the shutdown
 > 	command by accident, and didn't think any more of it.)
 > 	Note I am running a very old (by current standards) Xen kernel
 > 	and Dom0 system, however they are (and have been) working well,
 > 	and as (ignoring my uses for testing up to date current kernels,
 > 	and particularly, shells) this is a production system I'm in no
 > 	great hurry to update it.
 > 	pkg_info on the Dom0 tells me:
 > 	onyx$ pkg_info | grep xen
 > 	xentools42-4.2.5nb15 Userland Tools for Xen 4.2.x
 > 	xenkernel42-4.2.2   Xen 4.2.x Kernel
 > 	(with some other noise that just happened to match.)
 I'm not seeing this with the Daily ATF runs:
 but the server is running Xen 4.11
 I wonder if it could be related to the recent Xen API version bump in our
 source tree
 Manuel Bouyer <>
      NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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