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Re: [libvirt] [Xen-devel] [PATCH] libxl: initialize vfb defbools in libxlMakeVfb



On Fri, 2015-05-01 at 09:10 -0600, Jim Fehlig wrote:
> Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Fri, 2015-04-17 at 13:57 -0600, Jim Fehlig wrote:
> >   
> >> On 04/17/2015 11:59 AM, Olaf Hering wrote:
> >>     
> >>> On Fri, Apr 17, Olaf Hering wrote:
> >>>
> >>>       
> >>>> If the domU configu has sdl enabled libvirtd crashes:
> >>>> libvirtd[5158]: libvirtd: libxl.c:343: libxl_defbool_val: Assertion `!libxl_defbool_is_default(db)' failed.
> >>>>
> >>>> Initialize the relevant defbool variables in libxl_device_vfb.
> >>>>         
> >>> Fix one crash, find another:
> >>>
> >>> Does libvirt have a representation for this one?
> >>>
> >>>    libxl_defbool_val(vfb.sdl.opengl));
> >>>       
> >> I'm not aware of any way to specify OpenGL in libvirt domXML.
> >>
> >>     
> >>> If not, it should be initialized to false in libxlMakeVfb.
> >>>       
> >> As before, seems like the init function should handle this.
> >>     
> >
> > As before, _not_ the init function, the setdefault within libxl should
> > ensure that this is set to some value _before_ it is used. These changes
> > are just hiding libxl bugs.
> >   
> 
> Yes, I agree.
> 
> > Olaf, please can you use gdb to capture the stack trace so we can fix
> > this (and the other issue) properly in libxl instead of just hacking
> > around it in libvirt (which might also be appropriate for compat with
> > old libxl but shouldn't be done without also fixing libxl IMHO).
> >   
> 
> I was torn on committing Olaf's changes to the libvirt libxl driver, but
> in the end did so for the compatibility you noted.

I just fear that the underlying issue will now not be diagnosed.

Ian.


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