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SubjectRE: [PATCH 37/46] Staging: hv: vmbus: Check for events before messages
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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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