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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] eventfd: new EFD_STATE flag
On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 09:06:51PM +0300, Avi Kivity wrote:
> On 08/20/2009 08:55 PM, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
>>
>>> While we could argue about this my feeling is that we should drop this,
>>> at least until we can quantify what benefit it has and whether there are
>>> any Davide-acceptable alternatives.
>>>
>>> In the meanwhile, we can let vhost-net support edge-triggered interrupts
>>> only, let qemu terminate those eventfds and convert then to
>>> level-triggered interrupts (which it can then inject using the existing
>>> ioctl). It will keep vhost-net and kvm simpler at the cost of some
>>> performance penalty to guests using level interrupts. These suck anyway
>>> so we'll point users at msi.
>>>
>> I thought the point was to move assigned devices out of KVM?
>>
>
> Grr. Forgot about that.
>
> That's much more important.

Looks like we'll have do with a separate char device or
something?

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


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