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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH][RFC] 3/3 Fix [ia64] PV driver domains - ugly pyt

To: Isaku Yamahata <yamahata@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Alex Williamson <alex.williamson@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH][RFC] 3/3 Fix [ia64] PV driver domains - ugly python hacks
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2008 09:08:18 +0100
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On 8/8/08 06:19, "Isaku Yamahata" <yamahata@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> This is ugly, so I'm open to suggestions.  It seems that all of these
>> architecture checks could be replaced by checking some "iommu_present"
>> variable to test whether the extra requirements are necessary.
>> Signed-off-by: Alex Williamson <alex.williamson@xxxxxx>
> Given that iommu is disabled on x86 by default,
> this functional regression is accidental, I guess.
> I think a sort of this patch is necessary for the next release.
> (at least for IA64)

This patch is a fine band-aid for now for 3.3 release. I'll apply it.


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