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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.8] migration: Fix return code of ram_save_
Dr. David Alan Gilbert
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.8] migration: Fix return code of ram_save_iterate()
Wed, 9 Nov 2016 15:32:06 +0000
* Thomas Huth (address@hidden) wrote:
> On 09.11.2016 16:13, Dr. David Alan Gilbert wrote:
> > * Thomas Huth (address@hidden) wrote:
> >> On 09.11.2016 08:18, Amit Shah wrote:
> >>> On (Fri) 04 Nov 2016 [14:10:17], Thomas Huth wrote:
> >>>> qemu_savevm_state_iterate() expects the iterators to return 1
> >>>> when they are done, and 0 if there is still something left to do.
> >>>> However, ram_save_iterate() does not obey this rule and returns
> >>>> the number of saved pages instead. This causes a fatal hang with
> >>>> ppc64 guests when you run QEMU like this (also works with TCG):
> >>> "works with" -- does that mean reproduces with?
> >> Yes, that's what I've meant: You can reproduce it with TCG (e.g. running
> >> on a x86 system), too, there's no need for a real POWER machine with KVM
> >> here.
> > How did you trigger it on x86?
> As described below - qemu-img + qemu-system-ppc64 + savevm is enough to
> trigger it on a x86 host.
Oh OK; so yes still ppc64 target.
> >>>> qemu-img create -f qcow2 /tmp/test.qcow2 1M
> >>>> qemu-system-ppc64 -nographic -nodefaults -m 256 \
> >>>> -hda /tmp/test.qcow2 -serial mon:stdio
> >>>> ... then switch to the monitor by pressing CTRL-a c and try to
> >>>> save a snapshot with "savevm test1" for example.
Dr. David Alan Gilbert / address@hidden / Manchester, UK
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.8] migration: Fix return code of ram_save_iterate(), Juan Quintela, 2016/11/14