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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] enable x2APIC without interrupt remapping under KVM
    On 06/30/2009 07:44 PM, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
    >>> To support that seriously you need interrupt remapping.
    >>>
    >>>
    >> Can you explain why?
    >>
    >
    > Because ioapics don't fully function according to spec,
    > and the interrupt code on the hotplug path is a horrible
    > terrible broken hack for ioapics.
    >
    > It is better than nothing but it certainly is not something
    > I would expect to work all of the time.
    >

    Can you elaborate? For kvm guests, the hardware is reasonably will
    implemented and if not we will fix it. We need not cripple a feature
    just because some hardware is broken.

    --
    I have a truly marvellous patch that fixes the bug which this
    signature is too narrow to contain.



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