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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 3/6] vbus: add a "vbus-proxy" bus model for vbus_driver objects
    >>> On 8/19/2009 at  3:13 AM, in message <4A8BA635.9010902@redhat.com>, Avi Kivity
    <avi@redhat.com> wrote:
    > On 08/19/2009 09:40 AM, Gregory Haskins wrote:
    >>
    >>
    >>>> So if I whip up a virtio-net backend for vbus with a PCI compliant
    >>>> connector, you are happy?
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>> This doesn't improve virtio-net in any way.
    >>>
    >> Any why not? (Did you notice I said "PCI compliant", i.e. over virtio-pci)
    >>
    >
    > Because virtio-net will have gained nothing that it didn't have before.

    ??

    *) ABI is virtio-pci compatible, as you like
    *) fast-path is in-kernel, as we all like
    *) model is in vbus so it would work in all environments that vbus supports.

    >
    >
    >
    >
    >>> virtio already supports this model; see lguest and s390. Transporting
    >>> virtio over vbus and vbus over something else doesn't gain anything over
    >>> directly transporting virtio over that something else.
    >>>
    >> This is not what I am advocating.
    >>
    >>
    >
    > What are you advocating? As far as I can tell your virtio-vbus
    > connector plus the vbus-kvm connector is just that.

    I wouldn't classify it anything like that, no. Its just virtio over vbus.

    -Greg







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