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RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] hvmloader: Fix Parsing Etherboot Roms to AvoidIn

To: "Yosuke Iwamatsu" <y-iwamatsu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] hvmloader: Fix Parsing Etherboot Roms to AvoidInfinite Loop
From: "Li, Haicheng" <haicheng.li@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2008 16:44:39 +0800
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] hvmloader: Fix Parsing Etherboot Roms to AvoidInfinite Loop
Yosuke Iwamatsu wrote:
> Hi,
> The new etherboot parsing, introduced in cs 17372, causes an infinite
> loop when the HVM guest has a vif device other than rtl8139.
> The attached patch will fix this problem.
> Regards,
> -----------------------
> Yosuke Iwamatsu
>         NEC Corporation

Hey, the infinite loop issue also blocks our vt-d testing with pci/pcie
nic assignment. I just tested your patch on c/s 17401, it works, vtd
guest can boot now. Thanks.

-- haicheng

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