HEAD UP: notice to FreeBSD/Xen Dom0 users

Outback Dingo outbackdingo at gmail.com
Sat Aug 15 13:36:37 UTC 2015

On Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 5:19 PM, Roger Pau Monné <royger at freebsd.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> If you are running a FreeBSD/Xen Dom0 and update FreeBSD to r284870 or
> any later revision make sure you are using the xen-kernel-4.5.0_4 and
> xen-tools-4.5.0_7 packages (or any later version), or else you won't be
> able to boot.
> Sorry for the trouble this might cause. Be aware that the Xen PVH
> interface (which FreeBSD uses) is still not marked as stable, so other
> incompatible changes will happen before this is fully stabilized.
> Users of FreeBSD as a Xen guest (PVHVM mode) are not affected and should
> ignore this message.
> Roger.

HEAD UP on 10.2 the instructions found at
 git branch
* stable-4.5

no longer appear to work

gmake -j8 install-tools HOSTCC=gcc48 CC=gcc48

fails with
gmake[3]: Entering directory
 GEN   config-host.h
 GEN   trace/generated-tracers.h
 GEN   trace/generated-tracers.c
 LINK  qemu-nbd
 LINK  qemu-img
c++  LINK  qemu-io
: error: unknown argument: '-fstack-protector-strong'
c++: error: unknown argument: '-fstack-protector-strong'
/usr/home/dingo/xen/tools/qemu-xen-dir/rules.mak:92: recipe for target
'qemu-nbd' failed
gmake[3]: *** [qemu-nbd] Error 1
gmake[3]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
c++: error: unknown argument: '-fstack-protector-strong'
/usr/home/dingo/xen/tools/qemu-xen-dir/rules.mak:92: recipe for target
'qemu-img' failed
gmake[3]: *** [qemu-img] Error 1
/usr/home/dingo/xen/tools/qemu-xen-dir/rules.mak:92: recipe for target
'qemu-io' failed
gmake[3]: *** [qemu-io] Error 1
 GEN   i386-softmmu/config-target.h
 LINK  i386-softmmu/qemu-system-i386
c++: error: unknown argument: '-fstack-protector-strong'
Makefile:175: recipe for target 'qemu-system-i386' failed
gmake[4]: *** [qemu-system-i386] Error 1
Makefile:167: recipe for target 'subdir-i386-softmmu' failed
gmake[3]: *** [subdir-i386-softmmu] Error 2
gmake[3]: Leaving directory '/usr/home/dingo/xen/tools/qemu-xen-dir-remote'
Makefile:201: recipe for target 'subdir-all-qemu-xen-dir' failed
gmake[2]: *** [subdir-all-qemu-xen-dir] Error 2
gmake[2]: Leaving directory '/usr/home/dingo/xen/tools'
/usr/home/dingo/xen/tools/../tools/Rules.mk:111: recipe for target
'subdirs-install' failed
gmake[1]: *** [subdirs-install] Error 2
gmake[1]: Leaving directory '/usr/home/dingo/xen/tools'
Makefile:69: recipe for target 'install-tools' failed
gmake: *** [install-tools] Error 2

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