Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] xen-blkfront: set pages are FOREIGN_FRAMEwhen sharing them
From: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
Date: Thu Mar 29 2012 - 11:22:56 EST
On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 02:56:10PM +0100, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Mar 2012, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 02:49:58PM +0100, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> > > Set pages as FOREIGN_FRAME whenever blkfront shares them with another
> > > domain. Then when blkfront un-share them, also removes the
> > > FOREIGN_FRAME_BIT from the p2m.
> > >
> > > We do it so that when the source and the destination domain are the same
> > > (blkfront connected to blkback in the same domain) we can more easily
> > > recognize which ones are the source pfns and which ones are the
> > > destination pfns (both are going to be pointing to the same mfns).
> > >
> > > Without this patch enstablishing a connection between blkfront and QEMU
> > > qdisk in the same domain causes QEMU to hang and never return.
> > > Considering that it fixes a serious bug, it should be backported to
> > > previous releases.
> > ERROR: "set_phys_to_machine" [drivers/block/xen-blkfront.ko] undefined!
> I cannot reproduce this error: set_phys_to_machine is defined in
> arch/x86/include/asm/xen/page.h, that is included by include/xen/page.h,
> that is included by blkfront).
> What CS did you apply this patch to? What is your config?
To upstream Linus's tree.
The culprit was that I try to compile everything as modules.
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