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    SubjectRe: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 0/6] Xen PV on HVM fixes and improvements
    On Thu, Mar 03, 2011 at 10:29:38AM +0800, topperxin wrote:
    > Hi stefano,
    > It's very great of your work.I think it't useful
    > to me, I have checked it out, and I will study it.
    > What I care mostly is the pv-on-hvm drivers, now
    > my main work is port pvonhvm drivers to various guest
    > OS, no matter what OS version, such as ubuntu 10.10,
    > debian 505 etc. But I found this work is difficult &
    > boring to me, I can't find a general method which can
    > easily port the pvonhvm drivers to all kinds guest os.
    > Do you have any good ideas?
    > I found there are not platform-pci source in your
    > project, as we know, in the old pvonhvm drivers version,
    > platform-pci module is important, it was used to establish
    > the communication mechanism, such as xenbus, evtchn,etc,
    > could you please tell me how can you get rid of it? and how
    > can you substitute platform-pci, with which?
    > Thanks a lot.

    Hey,

    Not sure if you've seen this wiki page..it has some links to
    various versions of pv-on-hvm drivers for linux:

    http://wiki.xen.org/xenwiki/XenLinuxPVonHVMdrivers

    -- Pasi

    >
    > At 2011-02-26 01:11:33**"Stefano Stabellini" <Stefano.Stabellini@eu.citrix.com> wrote:
    >
    > >Hi all,
    > >this patch series is a collection of fixes and improvements for Linux
    > >running as Xen PV on HVM guest.
    > >Changes to the previous version:
    > >
    > >- patch 5 and 6 have been squashed together;
    > >
    > >- xen_hvm_spinlock_init has been merged into xen_hvm_smp_prepare_cpus.
    > >
    > >
    > >The list of patches with diffstat follows:
    > >
    > >Stefano Stabellini (6):
    > > xen: no need to delay xen_setup_shutdown_event for hvm guests anymore
    > > xen: do not use xen_info on HVM, set pv_info name to "Xen HVM"
    > > xen-blkfront: handle Xen major numbers other than XENVBD
    > > xen: make the ballon driver work for hvm domains
    > > xen: PV on HVM: support PV spinlocks and IPIs
    > > xen: fix compile issue if XEN is enabled but XEN_PVHVM is disabled
    > >
    > > arch/x86/xen/enlighten.c | 6 ++-
    > > arch/x86/xen/smp.c | 38 ++++++++++++++++++
    > > arch/x86/xen/suspend.c | 2 +
    > > arch/x86/xen/xen-ops.h | 2 +
    > > drivers/block/xen-blkfront.c | 79 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
    > > drivers/xen/balloon.c | 14 ++++--
    > > drivers/xen/manage.c | 17 ++------
    > > drivers/xen/platform-pci.c | 3 -
    > > include/xen/interface/io/blkif.h | 21 ++++++++++
    > > 9 files changed, 154 insertions(+), 28 deletions(-)
    > >
    > >A branch with these patches on 2.6.38-rc6 is available here:
    > >
    > >git://xenbits.xen.org/people/sstabellini/linux-pvhvm.git 2.6.38-rc6-pvhvm
    > >
    > >Cheers,
    > >
    > >Stefano
    > >
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