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SubjectRE: [PATCH] vsock: only load vmci transport on VMware hypervisor by default
> From: Stefan Hajnoczi []
> Sent: Thursday, August 31, 2017 4:55 AM
> ...
> On Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 03:37:07PM +0000, Jorgen S. Hansen wrote:
> > > On Aug 29, 2017, at 4:36 AM, Dexuan Cui <> wrote:
> > If we allow multiple host side transports, virtio host side support and
> > vmci should be able to coexist regardless of the order of initialization.
> That sounds good to me.
> This means af_vsock.c needs to be aware of CID allocation. Currently the
> vhost_vsock.ko driver handles this itself (it keeps a list of CIDs and
> checks that they are not used twice). It should be possible to move
> that state into af_vsock.c so we have <cid, host_transport> pairs.
> I'm currently working on NFS over AF_VSOCK and sock_diag support (for
> ss(8) and netstat-like tools).
> Multi-transport support is lower priority for me at the moment. I'm
> happy to review patches though. If there is no progress on this by the
> end of the year then I will have time to work on it.
I understand. Thank you both for sharing the details about the plan!

> Are either of you are in Prague, Czech Republic on October 25-27 for
> Linux Kernel Summit, Open Source Summit Europe, Embedded Linux
> Conference Europe, KVM Forum, or MesosCon Europe?
> Stefan
I regret I won't be there this year.

-- Dexuan

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