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SubjectRe: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v10] Repost of PVH patches for Linux.
On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 11:37:26AM +0000, David Vrabel wrote:
> On 13/12/13 02:10, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> > Hey,
> >
> > Mukesh had posted them quite a while ago - they got reviewed, acked, etc,
> > put in #linux-next, got patches to fix some things from folks.
> >
> > Then everybody focused on the Xen patches .. and now that is mostly
> > baked this is what is needed on the Linux side to make it work
> > with PVH. I had them based on v3.6, then merged on v3.11, then..
> >
> > Decided to rebase all of them on v3.13-rc3 to make it easier.
>
> In general the series is a bit of mess, early patches doing things one
> way (using hypercalls that no longer exist for example) and later
> patches fixing things up. I think this should be sorted out as it makes
> it too difficult to review carefully (I've only given the series a
> quick, initial review).

I need from Mukesh the follow on patches that "fix" this
so I can rebase, squash, etc them them up a bit to make it easier.


>
> > Couple of things:
> >
> > a) the patch:
> > [PATCH V10 14/14] xen/pvh: vcpu info placement, load CS selector,
> >
> > could be split in three - and I think Mukesh did have a version like that.
> > I can do it myself and will - it should be obvious of how it will be done.
> >
> > b). Regression testing - I ran this with a Linux kernel dom0 (32 and 64)
> > on the latest Xen hypervisor without PVH enabled. It booted all the
> > guests I had:
> > RHEL5, SLES11, SLES12, F15, F16, F17, F18, F19, OEL5, OEL6, NetBSD PV,
> > FreeBSD HVM; and also 32 and 64 PV and PVHVM combination of the same
> > kernel (and save/restore on those). Nothing broke.
>
> That's good to know.
>
> David
>
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