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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Paravirt framebuffer frontend kernel support [1/

To: Steven Smith <sos22-xen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Jeremy Katz <katzj@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Paravirt framebuffer frontend kernel support [1/5]
From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 04 Sep 2006 15:03:07 +0100
Cc: aliguori <aliguori@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, sos22@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, Markus Armbruster <armbru@xxxxxxxxxx>
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On 4/9/06 10:00 am, "Steven Smith" <sos22-xen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> You could also put in a quick hack of just translating the mfns in the
> backend if the frontend is in shadow translate mode, but that's not
> really very nice.

My aim is to have all translation done in Xen if a guest is auto-translated,
even if the mappings are created by a foreign domain (e.g., dom0). Maybe
this is the showstopper that should drive us to make this change.  As noted
already, this would also be a simplification and robustification for the
control libraries (which kludge their own P2M translation with

 -- Keir

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