Windows Server 2008 64-bit setup.exe/bash problem - Amazon Cloud
Thu Nov 4 05:13:00 GMT 2010
Anyone find a work-around for this issue yet?
On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 7:41 AM, Ernest Mueller <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hey, great find, I'm glad to know that this wasn't all "me being crazy."
> I'm impressed this went from problem ID to a new test kernel version in 2
> months flat. I've pinged Amazon to see if they can get on the track of
> this too; I suspect they aren't exactly uptaking kernel changes quickly but
> we'll find out.
> (Sorry this is a bit delayed, I don't read the list regularly, I come back
> and search every month to see if anyone's found the problem yet - looks
> like I hit the jackpot this time!)
> > I'm not into Cygwin development enough to know what a BLODA is, but you
> > may like to know the bug is in the Xen hypervisor used by Amazon. I
> > don't know exactly what releases or Xen are affected, but for sure all
> > RHEL5 (and CentOS 5) hypervisors are.
> > The reason why you see it only on 64-bit Windows, is that the bug is
> > about Xen mishandling the SWAPGS instruction which, well, is only
> > present in 64-bit processors and in 64-bit mode.
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=613187
> > Paolo
> > ps: KVM was also affected until last February. I haven't checked if
> > RHEL/CentOS KVM has the bug, but I'll ask fellow developers around about
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