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FIx/workaround vchan "loopback" connection #951
Reported by marmarek on 9 Feb 2015 21:15 UTC
The exact message is:
Needs either fix in the kernel, or some special case in vchan-xen code (use simple shm instead of Xen shared memory?).
Yep, no problem. I usually don't have time to dive into code outside of college and work, so I figured cleaning up issues is the least I could do.
For patching the Linux kernel, how likely would it be to end up in a long term release (4.14 or 4.19) -- or would it be a patch only for Qubes' kernel?
I haven't looked at the vchan code, so I flipped a coin, assigning "kernel" as heads and "vchan" as tails, and it landed on heads. If that helps, because otherwise my input would be essentially a coin flip.
Exact message from 4.14.74 kernel: