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    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Greg KH [mailto:greg@kroah.com]
    > Sent: Monday, August 29, 2011 2:05 PM
    > To: KY Srinivasan
    > Cc: gregkh@suse.de; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org;
    > devel@linuxdriverproject.org; virtualization@lists.osdl.org; Haiyang Zhang
    > Subject: Re: [PATCH 37/46] Staging: hv: vmbus: Check for events before
    > messages
    >
    > On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 11:31:36AM -0700, K. Y. Srinivasan wrote:
    > > Conform to Windows specification by checking for events before messages.
    >
    > What specification?
    >
    > Care to provide a comment in the code that you are doing this in this
    > explicit order because of some rule that the hypervisor imposes on us?

    I am not sure if this is documented anywhere (publicly). In talking to Windows
    guys, they suggested this is the order in which it is done on Windows guests and suggested
    I should do the same. I will see if there is some public documentation that specifies this.

    Regards,

    K. Y
    >
    > thanks,
    >
    > greg k-h



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