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Re: [qemu-s390x] [Qemu-devel] [PULL 2/2] iotests: simple mirror test wit

From: Vladimir Sementsov-Ogievskiy
Subject: Re: [qemu-s390x] [Qemu-devel] [PULL 2/2] iotests: simple mirror test with kvm on 1G image
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2018 13:39:58 +0000

05.12.2018 15:35, Christian Borntraeger wrote:
> On 05.12.2018 13:00, Vladimir Sementsov-Ogievskiy wrote:
>> 05.12.2018 12:01, Christian Borntraeger wrote:
>>> On 05.12.2018 09:46, Kevin Wolf wrote:
>>>> Am 05.12.2018 um 09:23 hat Christian Borntraeger geschrieben:
>>>>>>>> +# prepare source image
>>>>>>>> +qemu_img_create('-f', iotests.imgfmt, '-o', 'preallocation=metadata', 
>>>>>>>> disk,
>>>>>>>> +                str(size))
>>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>>> +vm = QEMUMachine(iotests.qemu_prog)
>>>>>>>> +vm.add_args('-machine', 'pc,accel=kvm')
>>>>> This (pc) clearly does not work on other architectures.
>>>>> In addition to that, I also need to add -no-shutdown on s390 (see 068 for 
>>>>> a similar case)
>>>> Leaving out pc definitely makes sense, and the bug still reproduces for
>>>> me without it.
>>>> I don't understand the -no-shutdown, though. Already for 068, neither
>>>> the code nor the commit message when it was added explain why this is
>>>> needed.
>>>> Can you turn this into a proper patch and add a comment why -no-shutdown
>>>> is needed?
>>> I already sent this patch. The reason is that there is no BIOS in a 
>>> classical sense
>>> on s390x. If no bootable image (external kernel or from disk) is found, the 
>>> small boot
>>> bios loads a disabled wait PSW. The default action for that is then 
>>> shutdown.
>> Is it an option for you just drop the whole line "vm.add_args('-machine', 
>> 'pc,accel=kvm')"?
>> The problem without it for me was that gdb failed to produce full and nice 
>> backtrace, but
>> test worked anyway
> In the commid message Vladimir said that kvm is necessary to trigger the 
> problem.

No, I didn't)

and it's in the comment:
# 3. drop kvm and use iotests.VM() (maybe, because of qtest) (however, it still
#    reproduces, if just drop kvm, but gdb failed to produce full backtraces
#    for me)

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