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From 2021-06-27 to 2021-07-26

2021-07-26

06:15 PM illumos gate Feature #13862: EPT/RVI supports resetting A/D bits
Testing notes are in #13932 Dan McDonald

2021-07-23

01:44 PM illumos gate Bug #13966: strong IP hostmodel breaks DHCP
I performed a subset test by using a VMware fusion VM:
1.) Capture "netstat -rnc" and "echo '::ire -v | mdb -k'"
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Dan McDonald

2021-06-30

06:20 PM illumos gate Bug #13915 (Pending RTI): installctx() blocking allocate causes problems
Dan McDonald
03:43 PM illumos gate Bug #13915: installctx() blocking allocate causes problems
A reminder - testing has been done alongside #13902 - with particular attention paid to kernel_fpu_begin(). Dan McDonald
06:20 PM illumos gate Bug #13902 (Pending RTI): Fix for 13717 may break 8-disk raidz2
Dan McDonald
03:45 PM illumos gate Bug #13902: Fix for 13717 may break 8-disk raidz2
The very latest fix, which includes #13915, has been running for:... Dan McDonald
02:13 AM illumos gate Bug #13902: Fix for 13717 may break 8-disk raidz2
Jason King wrote in #note-34:
> Is that panic from running https://kebe.com/~danmcd/webrevs/13902/webrev-jerry2/ (wi...
Dan McDonald

2021-06-29

03:43 PM illumos gate Bug #13915 (Closed): installctx() blocking allocate causes problems
Some callers of installctx() call it while inside a kpreempt_disable()/kpreempt_enable() block. This often has to do ... Dan McDonald
03:16 PM illumos gate Bug #13902: Fix for 13717 may break 8-disk raidz2
Jerry's second fix failed during the sleeping memory allocation. We likely need his first fix, AND the preallocation... Dan McDonald
01:31 PM illumos gate Bug #13902: Fix for 13717 may break 8-disk raidz2
If Jerry's second fix works, it may be sufficient for this bug, but the "prealloc" changes will likely become their o... Dan McDonald
01:25 PM illumos gate Bug #13902: Fix for 13717 may break 8-disk raidz2
Jerry's original fix, plus additional modifications to installctx() and its callers (others of which are preempting t... Dan McDonald

2021-06-28

02:25 PM illumos gate Bug #13902: Fix for 13717 may break 8-disk raidz2
DO NOT USE -- THIS ONE PANICS.
Here was a proposed patch for option 2 "make sure installctx() is called only after e...
Dan McDonald
02:05 PM illumos gate Bug #13902: Fix for 13717 may break 8-disk raidz2
So far, the patch in comment 21 appears to be working.
There is one more issue to resolve, however. installctx() re...
Dan McDonald

2021-06-27

06:23 PM illumos gate Bug #13902: Fix for 13717 may break 8-disk raidz2

> I'm fairly certain this is only peripherally related to the changes for 13717, which essentially just added kpree...
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