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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2 v3] kvm: notify host when guest panicked
At 03/08/2012 03:57 PM, Wen Congyang Wrote:
> We can know the guest is paniced when the guest runs on xen.
> But we do not have such feature on kvm.
>
> Another purpose of this feature is: management app(for example:
> libvirt) can do auto dump when the guest is crashed. If management
> app does not do auto dump, the guest's user can do dump by hand if
> he sees the guest is paniced.
>
> I touch the hypervisor instead of using virtio-serial, because
> 1. it is simple
> 2. the virtio-serial is an optional device, and the guest may
> not have such device.
>
> Changes from v2 to v3:
> 1. correct spelling
>
> Changes from v1 to v2:
> 1. split up host and guest-side changes
> 2. introduce new request flag to avoid changing return values.
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Hi all:

we neet this feature, but we don't decide how to implement it.
We have two solution:
1. use vmcall
2. use virtio-serial.

I will not change this patch set before we decide how to do it.
Can we make a decision recent days?

Thanks
Wen Congyang


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