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SubjectRe: [stable-4.10: PATCH] xen: revert commits 72a9b186292 and da72ff5bfcb0
On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 06:55:54PM +0200, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 06:28:33PM +0200, Juergen Gross wrote:
> > On 13/04/17 18:24, Greg KH wrote:
> > > On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 04:49:49PM +0200, Juergen Gross wrote:
> > >> Revert commit 72a9b186292 ("xen: Remove event channel notification
> > >> through Xen PCI platform device") as the original analysis was wrong
> > >> that all the removed code isn't in use any more. As commit da72ff5bfcb0
> > >> ("partially revert xen: Remove event channel notification through Xen
> > >> PCI platform device") reverted already some parts of it revert this
> > >> commit, too.
> > >>
> > >> It is still necessary for old Xen versions (< 4.0) and for being able
> > >> to run the Linux kernel as dom0 in a nested Xen environment.
> > >
> > > Is there a commit in Linus's tree that matches this revert as well?
> >
> > Not yet. I'm working on it.
>
> I'd prefer to take the same exact commit please. That way nothing
> diverges here.

Especially as you are asking to revert patches that are already in
releases and have been out for a while. Always get fixes into Linus's
tree first, and _then_ we can add them to stable releases.

I'm dropping this request, and the one for 4.9, from my stable "todo"
list.

thanks,

greg k-h

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