When testing xen 4.8.1-r0 from edge I noticed the output of
that xenqemu service is crashed. After testing with
/usr/lib/xen/bin/qemu-system-i386 --version I got the same error
was reported in Bug #5768 (closed)
Error relocating /usr/bin/qemu-system-x86_64: unsupported relocation type 37
I had not experienced this problem in xen 4.7.2-r0 from v3.5.
After examining the resolving of Bug #5768 (closed) I understand that the
is caused by upgrading qemu-xen from 2.4.1 (in xen 4.7.2) to 2.7.0
(in xen 4.8.1).
I was able to resolve this issue by adding configure-ifunc.patch
(borrowing from https://git.alpinelinux.org/cgit/aports/commit/?id=bc29caf941d285076894658e257a37fca33476ad
and prepending /tools/qemu-xen path) to my local aports tree under
main/xen and rebuilding xen with
Are you planning to add this patch to xen 4.8.1?
(from redmine: issue id 7279, created on 2017-05-15, closed on 2017-05-22)