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Re: [Xen-devel] Hiding pci devices from dom0 drivers

To: "Kay, Allen M" <allen.m.kay@xxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Hiding pci devices from dom0 drivers
From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2007 08:27:11 +0100
Cc: "Han, Weidong" <weidong.han@xxxxxxxxx>, "You, Yongkang" <yongkang.you@xxxxxxxxx>
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On 24/9/07 08:10, "Kay, Allen M" <allen.m.kay@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Currently we had to manually make the following change in linux config
> before building dom0 kernel to enable pciback.hide functionality in
> dom0.
> What do you think about having this change check into your tree so that
> we can get rid of this manual step?  If you are ok with it, we can send
> you a patch for it.

It's already '=y' in the -xen0 kernel. -xen is a modular kernel config to
keep the base kernel a reasonable size. PCI device hiding is still an
esoteric option that most users will not use.

 -- Keir

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