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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 0/3] generic hypercall support
Avi Kivity wrote:
> Gregory Haskins wrote:
>> (Applies to Linus' tree, b4348f32dae3cb6eb4bc21c7ed8f76c0b11e9d6a)
>>
>> Please see patch 1/3 for a description. This has been tested with a KVM
>> guest on x86_64 and appears to work properly. Comments, please.
>>
>
> What about the hypercalls in include/asm/kvm_para.h?
>
> In general, hypercalls cannot be generic since each hypervisor
> implements its own ABI.
Please see the prologue to 1/3. Its all described there, including a
use case which I think answers your questions. If there is still
ambiguity, let me know.

> The abstraction needs to be at a higher level (pv_ops is such a level).
Yep, agreed. Thats exactly what this series is doing, actually.


-Greg



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