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SubjectRe: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 7/7] xen: Enable event channel of PV extension of HVM
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On Thursday 11 March 2010 19:43:00 Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Mar 2010, Sheng Yang wrote:
> > On Wednesday 10 March 2010 23:29:30 Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> > > On Wed, 10 Mar 2010, Sheng Yang wrote:
> > > > I think we can leave the controversial thing later. At least, we want
> > > > a framework for PV extension of HVM. We can work together to
> > > > determine what is the better way for evtchn, as well as porting
> > > > pirqs. (And the later MSI work may also depends on it)
> > >
> > > Most of my patch series can be upstreamed right now, the only thing
> > > that needs some extra work is the pirq remapping.
> > > So yes, we can upstream the rest and that would also make PV on HVM
> > > work on linux upstream ASAP.
> > > I think that is a worthy goal by itself, therefore I am going to send
> > > another reduced patch series, ready to be upstreamed, without pirq
> > > remappings, with support for PV on HVM.
> >
> > I think my first 6 patches can be used without modification. And I've
> > already spent lots of efforts on them with Jeremy.
> >
> > We can work on evtchn and platform pci later.
>
> Agreed on evtchn but platform pci should be present even in the basic
> version.
> Please read the series "basic PV on HVM support" I posted yesterday
> because I believe has already everything needed to be accepted upstream
> right now; at the same time it introduces the pv clocksource and the
> vector based callback mechanism that is going to be needed for the
> interrupt remapping we are going to work on later on.
>
IIRC, I think your platform PCI driver also depends on evtchn to inject
interrupt?

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regards
Yang, Sheng


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