Muli Ben-Yehuda's journal

June 27, 2005

pleasant surprises at 4AM

Filed under: Uncategorized — Muli Ben-Yehuda @ 11:39 AM
[root@xenbox ~]# vm-build.linux 1 los0-image "xxx"
...
[root@xenbox ~]# vm-pause -u 1
(XEN) Domain 1 (vcpu#0) crashed on cpu#0:
(XEN) CPU:    0
(XEN) EIP:    e019:[]
(XEN) EFLAGS: 00000202   CONTEXT: guest
(XEN) eax: 00000000   ebx: 00000000   ecx: 00000000   edx: 00000000
(XEN) esi: 001e1000   edi: 00000000   ebp: 001e3ffc   esp: 001e3fe8
(XEN) cr0: 8005003b   cr3: 09383000
(XEN) ds: e021   es: e021   fs: e021   gs: e021   ss: e021   cs: e019
(XEN) Guest stack trace from esp=001e3fe8:
(XEN)    00000000 001002dc 0001e019 00000202 001e1000 00000000

This may not look like much, but it means that Xen is
loading a movitz
image and launching into it. Score!

(can
you tell it’s exam week?
)

7 Comments »

  1. How much work does porting Movitz to Xen actually involve? And more importantly, does that question even make sense?
    I know next to nothing about VMMs.

    Comment by yrk — June 27, 2005 @ 1:00 PM | Reply

    • > How much work does porting Movitz to Xen actually involve? And more
      > importantly, does that question even make sense?
      Ask me when I’m done, and yes ๐Ÿ™‚
      > I know next to nothing about VMMs.
      I just got a great book…

      Comment by mulix — June 27, 2005 @ 1:06 PM | Reply

  2. That sounds kinky.
    But, to me, anything involving Xen is kinky.

    Comment by the_p0pe — June 27, 2005 @ 1:09 PM | Reply

  3. Porting is too troublesome ๐Ÿ™‚
    I’ll try this Movitz stuff on qemu.
    — bi (http://mncw.tk/)

    Comment by Anonymous — June 27, 2005 @ 1:11 PM | Reply

    • Re: Porting is too troublesome ๐Ÿ™‚
      it works on qemu… someone got emacs to run in it a couple of weeks ago.

      Comment by mulix — June 27, 2005 @ 1:18 PM | Reply

      • Re: Porting is too troublesome ๐Ÿ™‚
        Ugh, there goes my evil plans for wasting time… ๐Ÿ˜ฆ ๐Ÿ™‚
        — bi

        Comment by Anonymous — June 27, 2005 @ 6:49 PM


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