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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 0/8] vhost: support for cross endian guests
On Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:10:18 +0200
"Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@redhat.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 12:15:00PM +0200, Greg Kurz wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > This patchset allows vhost to be used with legacy virtio when guest and host
> > have a different endianness.
> >
> > Patch 7 got rewritten according to Cornelia's and Michael's comments. I have
> > also introduced patch 8 that brings BE vnet headers support to tun/macvtap.
> >
> > This series is enough to have vhost_net working flawlessly. I could
> > succesfully reboot guests from ppc64 to ppc64le and vice-versa on ppc64
> > and ppc64le hosts.
>
> Looks good overall.
> A couple of style comments.
>
> Thanks!
>

Thanks for your time Michael.

> > ---
> >
> > Greg Kurz (8):
> > virtio: introduce virtio_is_little_endian() helper
> > tun: add tun_is_little_endian() helper
> > macvtap: introduce macvtap_is_little_endian() helper
> > vringh: introduce vringh_is_little_endian() helper
> > vhost: introduce vhost_is_little_endian() helper
> > virtio: add explicit big-endian support to memory accessors
> > vhost: feature to set the vring endianness
> > macvtap/tun: add VNET_BE flag
> >
> >
> > drivers/net/Kconfig | 12 ++++++
> > drivers/net/macvtap.c | 69 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> > drivers/net/tun.c | 71 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> > drivers/vhost/Kconfig | 10 +++++
> > drivers/vhost/vhost.c | 76 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > drivers/vhost/vhost.h | 25 ++++++++++---
> > include/linux/virtio_byteorder.h | 24 +++++++-----
> > include/linux/virtio_config.h | 19 +++++++---
> > include/linux/vringh.h | 19 +++++++---
> > include/uapi/linux/if_tun.h | 2 +
> > include/uapi/linux/vhost.h | 9 +++++
> > 11 files changed, 303 insertions(+), 33 deletions(-)
> >
> > --
> > Greg
>



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