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Subject[PATCH 0/7] PCI support for UML
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Hi,

In order to simulate some devices and write tests completely
independent of real PCI devices, we continued the development
of time-travel and related bits, and are adding PCI support
here now.

The way it works is that it communicates with the outside (of
UML) with virtio, which we previously added using vhost-user,
and then offers a PCI bus to the inside system, where normal
PCI probing etc. happens, but all config space & IO accesses
are forwarded over virtio.

To enable that, add lib/logic_iomem, similar to logic_pio but
for iomem regions, this way, ioread/iowrite can be redirected
over the virtio device.

Since currently no official virtio device ID is assigned yet
a Kconfig option for that is required to be set to the value
you want to use locally for experimentation. Once we have an
official value we can change the default (currently -1 which
makes it non-functional) or remove the option entirely.

johannes


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