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Re: [libvirt] [PATCHv4 0/3] Xen: Fix <clock> handling



On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 09:42:42AM +0100, Philipp Hahn wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> On Tuesday 28 February 2012 13:42:05 Philipp Hahn wrote:
> > On Tuesday 14 February 2012 19:07:21 Philipp Hahn wrote:
> > > Before version 3.1 xen only implemented clock/@offset='utc' and
> > > 'localtime'. With the introduction of managed domains in 3.1 xend keeps
> > > track of the rtc_timeoffset, even over reboots. This translates to
> > >  libvirts
> > > clock/@offset='variable' variant. Be advised that only HV domains have a
> > > RTC.
> > >
> > > In addition xen also supports a variant where the offset is tracked to
> > > 'localtime', which is currently not supported by libvirt. To make matters
> > > worse, this was somehow broken in some versions of xen and was finally
> > > fixed with version xen-3.4.
> > >
> > > The following patch set ...
> > > * adds support for handling variable offsets relative to localtime,
> > > * fixes libvirt to use clock/@offset='variable' for newer xen versions,
> > > * adapts the test suit accordingly
> > >
> > > I've tested this on CenOS5 (xend-3.0.3 + 3.1.2 hypervisor?), UCS-2.3
> > > (xen-3.2.1), UCS-2.4 (xen-3.4.3) and UCS-3.0 (xen-4.1.2).
> >
> > Ping?
> 
> Ping^2?
> 
> It would help me if I would get feedback from anyone ... currently I don't 
> know if everbody has no time, if the patch still has issues, or if I 
> collected some bad karma.

Sorry about the delay; I think everybody is just really busy.  AFAIK,
nobody hates you.  :) One thing that keeps me from reviewing it is
that I don't have a Xen system handy to test it on.  If there are
folks with access to apropriate systems and willing to review, please
speak up.

Dave



> Sincerely
> Philipp
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