Thank you for your helpful information. I will access the work.
On Thu, 28 Aug 2008 10:44:41 +0100
Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Jun Kamada, le Thu 28 Aug 2008 18:31:23 +0900, a ecrit :
> > On Thu, 28 Aug 2008 09:59:08 +0100
> > Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Jun Kamada, le Wed 27 Aug 2008 20:07:23 +0900, a 馗rit :
> > > > Does the functionality provide direct I/O for "system volume" in guest
> > > > domain?
> > >
> > > What do you call "system volume"?
> > Sorry, it means "boot disk".
> > Guest software can directly see HBA(Host Bus Adapter) as a hardware
> > by using the device passthrough functionality. However, current guest
> > BIOS doesn't have a capability to load and invoke expansion ROM stored
> > in the HBA, I guess. As a result, the guest OS cannot boot up from a
> > disk under the HBA.
> Ok, much more clear :)
> You may want to have a look at Jean Guyader's work on VGA card
> pass-through, which precisely requires mapping the expansion ROM into
> the guest. In other words, the tools to achieve it are there, I guess
> you just need to assemble them.
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